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Cresar Plus Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cresar Plus Tablet is a combination of medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure thus reduces chances of future heart attack and stroke.

Cresar Plus Tablet should be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. Try to take it at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine until your doctor tells you not to. It contains a diuretic (water pill) and will make you urinate more so, it is best to avoid taking this medicine within four hours of going to bed. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it even if you feel well. High blood pressure does not usually have symptoms and if you stop taking it your risk of heart attack or stroke may increase.

The most common side effects of this medicine include ankle swelling, headache, dizziness, tiredness, and taste change. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or won't go away. Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth, and extreme thirst.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, level of electrolytes, and blood sugar level checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Cresar Plus Tablet

Side effects of Cresar Plus Tablet

Common
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Upset stomach
  • Altered blood lipid level

How to use Cresar Plus 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. Cresar Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cresar Plus Tablet works

Cresar Plus Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Telmisartan, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker (CCB). They work by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, thereby lowering blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cresar Plus Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cresar Plus Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cresar Plus Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cresar Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cresar Plus Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cresar Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cresar Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cresar Plus Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Cresar Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cresar Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Cresar Plus Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Cresar Plus Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Use of Cresar Plus Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.

Patient Concerns

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My husband is a known hypertensive and under medication on metaprolol 25mg,amilodipine 5mg,enlapril 5mg OD even though the diastolic bp is always high with 130/100.what to do?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
Can change to cresar am 40/5 after consulting with your physician
My BP remained always high about 140/100 I am using Amlovas AT tablet all tests are normal, calostrol with in normal range
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Cardiology
If renal function test r normal can change to cresar am after consulting with your physician
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cresar Plus?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Cresar Plus?

Yes, the use of Cresar Plus can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I use Cresar Plus in pregnancy?

No, Cresar Plus should be avoided in pregnancy. It can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while taking Cresar Plus, stop taking the medicine and contact your doctor immediately. The doctor might suggest other ways to lower blood pressure.

Q. What lifestyle changes should I make while using Cresar Plus?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Cresar Plus. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. Can I stop taking Cresar Plus if I feel well?

No, keep using Cresar Plus as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Cresar Plus suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

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References
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