Lacidipine is indicated in adults for the treatment of hypertension either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents, including β-adrenoceptor antagonists, diuretics, and ACE-inhibitors.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
2 - 6 mg
From 2 To 6 mg once every day
The treatment of hypertension should be adapted to the severity of the condition, and according to the individual response.
The recommended initial dose is 2 mg once daily. The dose may be increased to 4 mg (and then, if necessary, to 6 mg) after adequate time has been allowed for the full pharmacological effect to occur. In practice, this should not be less than 3 to 4 weeks. Daily doses above 6 mg have not been shown to be significantly more effective.
Treatment with lacidipine may be continued indefinitely.
Lacidipine should be taken at the same time each day, preferably in the morning.