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Loniten 5mg Tablets, 60 Tablets

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Treatment for High Blood Pressure

Active Ingredient: Minoxidil 5mg

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Treatment high blood pressure


£24.10

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Treatment high blood pressure

Loniten 5mg Tablets, 60 Tablets

Loniten 5mg Tablets are a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. Loniten helps blood vessels relax, making it easier for blood to flow through them and lowering your blood pressure. Talk to your doctor if you’re interested in learning more about how Loniten could help you manage your hypertension.

Loniten 5mg Tablets is used to lower your blood pressure.

What is High Blood Pressure or Hypertension?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes.

Around a third of adults in the UK have high blood pressure, although many will not realise it.

The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have your blood pressure checked.

If your blood pressure is too high, it puts extra strain on your blood vessels, heart and other organs, such as the brain, kidneys and eyes.

Persistent high blood pressure can increase your risk of a number of serious and potentially life-threatening health conditions, such as:

If you have high blood pressure, reducing it even a small amount can help lower your risk of these health conditions.

The only way of knowing whether you have high blood pressure is to have a blood pressure test.

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What is the price of Loniten 5mg Tablets?

The price of  Loniten 5mg Tablets is £24.10

Where can you buy Loniten 5mg Tablets?

You can buy Loniten 5mg Tablets at Dock Pharmacy Essex UK, UK Online Pharmacy.

Can you buy Loniten 5mg Tablets Over the counter?

This medicine is not available to buy over the counter. You do need a prescription to buy Loniten 5mg Tablets

 

Brand

LONITEN

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How To Use

How To take Loniten 5mg Tablets

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Swallow LONITEN tablets whole with water.
The 2.5mg and 10mg tablets can be divided into equal doses.
The score line is not intended for breaking the 5mg tablet into equal doses.
Adults and children over the age of 12
Your doctor might change your daily dose gradually to get the best results. There should be at least three days between each change of dose. Don’t wait until your tablets are finished before seeing your doctor.
The usual starting dose of LONITEN for adults and children aged over 12 years is 5 mg each day. The dose can be increased to 20 mg and then 40 mg as single or divided doses if required
for optimum blood pressure control. It is unusual to need more than 50 mg a day in adults and children aged over 12 years. In very rare instances your doctor can decide to use up to a maximum of 100 mg.
Elderly
For adults over 65, the usual starting dose is 2.5 mg each day.
Use in children 12 years and under
For children of 12 and under, the dose depends on their weight but they should not be given more than 1 mg per kilogram of body weight each day. The starting dose is normally 0.2 mg
each day for each kilogram of their weight.

Delivery Options

Delivery options

All deliveries are subject to the availability of the product and product sale conditions been met.

Order & Collect
Free next-day collection from In-Store

UK Delivery

Standard Delivery within the UK £3.50 Delivery time 3-4 days
First Class Delivery within the UK £5.90 Delivery time 1-2 days
Priority Delivery within the UK £7.10. Next day delivery by 1pm. Order must be placed by 1pm. Priority delivery is only available Monday to Thursday.

Europe Delivery

Standard Delivery within EEC from £12.50 Delivery time up to 5 days depending on the local delivery service within your country.
Expedited Delivery within EEC £39.50 Delivery time 2 days. Delivery by DHL, UPS or TNT.

Rest of the World

Standard Delivery Rest of the World from £16.10 Delivery Time 10 – 15 Days
Expedited Delivery Rest of the World £55.09 Delivery 5 days. Delivery service by DHL, TNT or UPS

For more information see our Shipping Policy or view our Return policy.

Product Details

Product Information of Loniten 5mg Tablets

Do not take LONITEN:
• If you are allergic to minoxidil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
• If your high blood pressure is caused by hormones from a tumour
(phaeochromocytoma), usually near the kidneys

Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using LONITEN:
• If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
• If you have heart failure (you may feel breathless, wheezy or tired and your ankles may swell up);
• If you have ever had a heart attack.

LONITEN tablets encourage salt and water to remain in your body. Too much salt and water in the body can make you feel breathless, wheezy, sick and tired, and can stop LONITEN working properly. LONITEN also makes your heart beat faster.
To avoid these problems, your doctor will prescribe two other medicines for you to take with LONITEN. One will be a water tablet (diuretic) to help your body get rid of excess water, and the other a beta-blocker or similar medicine to stop your heart beating too fast or angina pain in the chest.

If your doctor gives you a low salt diet, follow it carefully. You should weigh yourself daily and keep an accurate record of your weight while you are taking this medicine. Tell your
doctor if you put on more than 1 to 1.5 kg. The cause could be extra fluid in your body. Tell your doctor if you think you have gained weight– even though it may not be due to the
medicine. Your doctor will want to monitor fluid and salt (electrolyte) levels in your body.
You may recognise increased hair growth (hypertrichosis) after starting treatment, this usually emerges in the face but may subside with continued treatment. This side effect is reversible
upon stopping treatment but may take one to six months.
Your doctor will want to make regular checks on your blood pressure and general health. You should also have occasional checks on your heart.
If you have an ECG test (to check the electrical activity of your heart) or any blood tests, remind your doctor that you are taking LONITEN, as it can change the results.
Your doctor may monitor your blood for the very rare possibility of decreased white blood cells and platelets cells.
In some patients, inflammation of membrane around heart, fluid accumulation under the membrane around heart (cardiac tamponade) can occur. Your doctor should monitor these
carefully and may try to drain the fluid or may consider stopping treatment with LONITEN.
Patients with kidney failure and undergoing haemodialysis may need smaller doses of LONITEN, which should be used with special care in these patients to maintain electrolyte balance in body.

Other medicines and LONITEN
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
It is particularly important you tell your doctor about any other medicine you are taking to reduce your high blood pressure. These medicines may interact with LONITEN by causing
blood pressure to drop too low. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking guanethidine or betanidine so you can be monitored whilst on treatment with LONITEN or your doctor
may consider stopping these therapies before starting treatment with LONITEN.
Your doctor will tell you when and how to stop taking this medicine.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. LONITEN passes into breast milk and is not recommended if you are breast-feeding unless your doctor thinks it is necessary

Side Effects

Side Effects of Loniten 5mg Tablets

Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.
The following events have been reported in patients with high blood pressure being treated with LONITEN:
Contact your doctor immediately if any of the following occur
• You may feel faint or dizzy, especially when you stand up.
• Your body could hold on to more water than normal: you may notice that your ankles get puffy, or your rings get tight, or you put on weight.
• You may find that you get more wheezy, breathless and tired, especially if you already have a weak heart.
• You may notice angina (usually pains in your chest) for the first time, or if you have angina already it could get worse.
Other side effects LONITEN may cause are:
Very common: may affect more than 1 in 10 people
Increased heart rate, inflammation of the lining that surrounds the heart, abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG), increased hair growth, hair colour changes.
Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people
Accumulation of fluid around the heart, compression of the heart due to a build-up of fluid, fluid retention.
Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people
Decrease in white blood cells, reduction in blood platelets, which increases risk of bleeding or bruising, serious illness with blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals (StevensJohnson syndrome), inflammation and blistering of the skin, rash.
Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data
Accumulation of fluid between the layers of tissue that line the lungs and chest cavity, chest pains (angina) , gastrointestinal disorders, swelling of the ankles, feet or fingers associated
with or independent of weight gain, breast tenderness, reduced kidney function resulting in increased creatinine and urea levels in your blood.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side affects you can help provide more
information on the safety of this medicine

 

Ingredients

Ingredients of Loniten 5mg Tablets

The active substance is minoxidil. Each tablet contains 2.5 mg minoxidil.
The other ingredients are: lactose hydrous, microcrystalline cellulose, starch, colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate (see section 2 LONITEN contains lactose).

How to Store

How to Store Loniten 5mg Tablets

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Blisters:
Store below 25oC.
Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
Bottles:
Store below 25oC.
Keep the bottle tightly closed in order to protect from moisture.
Do not throw away medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment

Patient Information leaflet

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    Julie Cutbush

    Hello Customer. Thanks so much for your 5-star review! We’re glad to hear about positive experience using LONITEN. we hope to see you again soon.

    Kind Regards Dock Pharmacy

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