What is Lonitab (Minoxidil) used for?
Lonitab (Minoxidil) is prescribed to patients as a treatment for high blood pressure. This drug may be used together with other medications. It works by helping blood vessels to relax, which can help to improve the flow of blood, thereby helping to lower high blood pressure.
How should I use Lonitab (Minoxidil)?
Patients who have been prescribed Lonitab (Minoxidil) to treat high blood pressure should follow all instructions provided to them by their physician. The normal dose is one tablet taken once or twice per day. It is important to remember that this drug does not cure high blood pressure, and you should continue taking this drug unless your physician tells you otherwise.
What are the side effects of Lonitab (Minoxidil)?
Patients taking Lonitab (Minoxidil) tablets to treat high blood pressure may notice some side effects, such as:
All patients taking this medication should be aware that other more serious side effects may occur. Consult your physician immediately if you notice swollen limbs, weight gain, breathlessness or chest pain.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lonitab (Minoxidil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.