Loniten (Minoxidil) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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What is Loniten used for?
Loniten, with the generic name minoxidil, is an oral medication used to treat hypertension only among symptomatic patients or patients with high blood pressure associated with target organ damage. It is given if the patient does not respond to the maximum therapeutic dose of a diuretic and two other antihypertensive agents.
This is available as Loniten 10 mg tablets.
How does Loniten work?
This vasodilator mainly works by decreasing elevated systolic and diastolic pressure by reducing peripheral vascular resistance. It opens up adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channels located in the vascular smooth muscle cells.
How to take Loniten?
To initiate, read the drug/medication guide or information leaflet that comes with this product. Do not take any prescription medicine if you have not yet fully understood the drug information and/or instructions in the guide provided. In case you need medical advice or have questions on how to take this medication properly, you may ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take the tablet orally with or without a meal. This is usually prescribed once to twice daily or as directed by the doctor. Swallow the medication and drink a glass of water right after.
Remember to use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not alter your dosing or frequency as it is based on your overall medical condition and response to the medication. You must not discontinue this drug abruptly. Keep taking it regularly until the doctor prescribes it.
Side Effects of Loniten
-Increased darkening of fine body hairs
In most cases, the adverse effects of this prescription medication are mild and will subside after a few days. In case of adverse reactions, or if they worsen, consult your doctor or any healthcare professional right away. It is also important to report severe side effects, such as:
-Shortness of breath
-Sudden weight gain
-Swelling ankles and feet
This is not a complete/full list of Loniten side effects.
Precautions when taking Loniten
Before you begin using this oral prescription drug, you must disclose your full medical history to your physician, including cardiovascular diseases, pheochromocytoma, kidney disease, and pulmonary hypertension. You may experience a significant change in your body’s response to your medication if you suffer from certain diseases or disorders.
Furthermore, you need to discuss all the prescription and non-prescription drugs, supplements, and herbal products you are taking in order to avoid drug interactions with Loniten tablet.
Avoid using this prescription drug if you have a known allergy to minoxidil or any inactive ingredients the oral tablet may contain. Discontinue the medication and alert your local medical emergency line once you experience signs of severe hypersensitivities, such as breathing difficulty, severe dizziness, swelling of the face and neck, hives/itchiness, and skin rashes.
Among the adverse effects of this vasodilator is dizziness. Limit or avoid alcoholic beverages or any substances that could worsen these side effects. You should also practice safety caution when using machinery, driving, or doing any activities that require alertness.
Pregnant moms should take this oral medication only if highly needed. It is not fully known if it can harm unborn babies. Discuss all the possible risks with your doctor.
This medication can pass into the breastmilk but is unlikely to have undesirable effects on breastfed babies.
How much does Loniten cost in Canada?
The price of this oral tablet will depend on your dose and the pharmacy you purchase it from.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does Loniten take to work?
This type of medication may start to act immediately after your first dosage. However, it may take a few days to weeks before you experience the full benefits of this treatment.
Is Loniten a blood thinner?
This oral medication is not a blood thinner. This is a vasodilator that lowers blood pressure by expanding and relaxing certain blood vessels.
Can Loniten cause chest pain?
Most of the adverse effects caused by this oral tablet are mild and manageable. However, among its serious adverse effects are chest pain, shortness of breath, and irregular heartbeat,
Who should not use Loniten?
This medication should not be used as the first treatment for hypertension. Additionally, this must not be given to patients under the age of 18.
Does Loniten cause weight gain?
Weight gain is a rare side effect of minoxidil. If you suddenly gain weight while taking this drug, you should immediately notify your physician or healthcare provider.
Can I buy Loniten online?
Yes, you may purchase this oral drug from our online pharmacy. You must provide a valid prescription coming from your physician because this product is not available over the counter.
2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg
60, 90, 120
Maple Leaf Medications has provided information from third parties intended to increase awareness and does not contain all the information about Loniten (Minoxidil). Talk to your doctor or a qualified medical practitioner for medical attention, advice, or if you have any concerns about Loniten (Minoxidil).