Jolavi Tablet is Midodrine 2.5mg used to treat low blood pressure (hypotension). It is used in patients who experience dizziness due to low blood pressure while standing up suddenly from sitting or lying position. This medicine causes tightening of blood vessels and results in elevating your blood pressure.
Jolavi Tablet can be taken with or without food. This medicine is taken during daytime hours when people stand most often. But, it should not be taken if you are going to lie down for a long time after the dose. You should always take this medicine as advised by the doctor and should never stop it without consulting the doctor. You should monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medicine.
Common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, rash, and difficulty in urination. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you. It may also cause supine hypertension, it is increase in your blood pressure while lying down.
Before taking this medicine, it is better to let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking it. You must inform doctor about all the other medicines that you are taking apart from this medicine. Your doctor may ask for monitoring of kidney and liver function before and during the treatment with this medicine.