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EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It is taken with or without food, preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Regular monitoring of kidney function is required while taking this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Inform doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness, or dry mouth. Dizziness may occur due to low blood pressure but this gets better with time.

EL HT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Increased blood lipid level

How to use EL HT 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. EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How EL HT Tablet works

EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Enalapril and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Enalapril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

EL HT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet. Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
EL HT 10 mg/25 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
EL HT 10 mg/25 mg 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.
Driving
EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast, to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform you doctor about any cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
  • EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood while you are taking this medicine.
  • Do not take EL HT 10 mg/25 mg Tablet if you’re pregnant or planning pregnancy. It can cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.

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References
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