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Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to reduce excess fluid levels in your body. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload). It treats fluid overload associated with heart, liver, kidney, or lung disease.

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet will make you lose excess water through urine while maintaining potassium balance in the body. It is best to take this medicine in the morning along with food to avoid frequent urination at night time. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain are some common side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. It is advised to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have kidney, heart problems, high blood pressure or high blood potassium level. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.  Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Diucontin-K Tablet

Benefits of Diucontin-K Tablet

In Edema

Edema is caused by your body retaining too much water. Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet helps get rid of the extra water and electrolytes from your body by increasing the amount of urine produced. This enables your body to get rid of extra water thereby relieving symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling in your arms, legs or abdomen. Therefore, you can carry out your daily activities more comfortably. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to get maximum benefits.

Side effects of Diucontin-K Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Diucontin-K

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach pain
  • Dehydration
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased calcium level in blood
  • Increased uric acid level in blood

How to use Diucontin-K 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. Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diucontin-K Tablet works

Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines:.

Safety advice

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet.
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Diucontin-K Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet is prescribed to clear excess fluid from your body in conditions where your body retains more than it needs.
  • It may cause a sudden drop in sodium levels in the blood. Avoid a low sodium diet while you are taking this medication.
  • If you have diabetes, Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet could affect your blood sugar levels. Test your blood sugar regularly and speak with your doctor if you notice any significant changes.
  • Diucontin-K 20mg/300mg Tablet help you to lose water. If, however, you lose too much fluid, you may become dehydrated. This will make you feel thirsty and make your skin look and feel dry. Let your doctor know if this happens, as your dose may need to be adjusted.

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