Motens (Lacidipine)


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Motens is an antihypertensive medication that is used to treat high blood pressure and hypertension. It contains the active ingredient eprosartan, which works by blocking angiotensin II receptors, thereby relaxing and widening blood vessels. 

  • Contains lacidipine
  • Helps blood to flow easier
  • Suitable for adults
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Motens is a medication that is used to help lower and treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. You are considered to have high blood pressure when your reading is 140/90mmHg or above. 


Motens contains a medication called lacidipine. This belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers. This medication helps the blood to flow easier, as well as lowers blood pressure. 

You should only use Motens as it has been outlined to you by your healthcare provider. Usually, you will need to take your medication, whatever the dosage, in the morning. You should swallow your tablets with plenty of water and you should also avoid drinking grapefruit juice whilst using this medication.

Lacidipine 4mg / Lacidipine 2mg

You should only ever take as much Motens as has been outlined by your healthcare provider. The usual starting dose is 2mg once a day. After a few weeks, this may be increased to 4mg once a day. If necessary, your doctor may choose to increase your dosage up to 6mg.

Motens is a suitable medication for adults who need to treat hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. 

Motens may not be a suitable treatment option for some people. You should not use this medication under any circumstances if you are allergic to any of the ingredients included in the medication. You should also not use this medication if any of the following applies to you:

  • You have a heart condition called aortic stenosis
  • You have had a heart attack in the last month
  • You regularly drink grapefruit juice, you should never drink grapefruit juice whilst using this medication

No, you should not use Motens if you are pregnant, or if you are trying to become pregnant whilst using the medication. 

No, you should not use Motens if you are going to be breastfeeding at the same time.

Motens may interact with other medications. It is important that you let your healthcare provider know about any other medications you may see, or have used whilst using Motens. You should make sure to tell your doctor if any of the following applies to you:

  • Medications for high blood pressure
  • You use Rifampicin
  • You use Itraconazole
  • You use Cyclosporin
  • You use Cimetidine
  • You use Tetracosactide and corticosteroids

Like all other medications, some users will experience side effects when they use Motens. The most common side effects of Motens include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Fast or uneven heart beat
  • Upset stomach
  • Nausea
  • Rashes

In order to understand the warnings that are associated with Motens you should make sure to fully read and understand the patient information leaflet that is provided with your medication.

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