Aceten 12.5mg Tablet

Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Aceten 12.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Aceten Tablet


Uses of Aceten Tablet

Aceten 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Side effects of Aceten Tablet


Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.


How to use Aceten Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aceten 12.5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Aceten Tablet works

Aceten 12.5mg Tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Aceten Tablet

Expert advice for Aceten Tablet

  • You may get a dry cough while using Aceten. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Aceten may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You shouldn’t take Aceten if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Aceten may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Aceten Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Aceten Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aceten 12.5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Aceten 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Use of Aceten 12.5mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided
Aceten 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Aceten 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aceten 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended for dose adjustment. It may cause neutropenia (low white blood cells) and proteinuria in patients with kidney disease.
Aceten 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aceten 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Silybon 35mg/5ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Captopril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Aceten Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Captopril

Aceten belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It is not a controlled substance or betablocker
No, it does not contain sulfa
No it is not known to interact with anesthesia
Aceten lowers blood pressure and it does not lower the heart rate. However, increase in potassium levels due to Aceten treatment (a known side effect) can cause lowering of heart rate.

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Substitutes for Aceten

No substitutes found for this medicine
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