Epleran 25mg Tablet

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Epleran 25mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Epleran Tablet


Uses of Epleran Tablet

Epleran 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure, cirrhosis and low potassium.

Side effects of Epleran Tablet


Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Dizziness, Leg cramps, Cough, Flu-like symptoms, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased creatinine level in blood, Diarrhoea.


How to use Epleran 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Epleran 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Epleran Tablet works

Epleran 25mg tablet lowers the swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body. Epleran 25mg tablet does this without loss of potassium from the body.

In Depth Information on Epleran Tablet

Expert advice for Epleran Tablet

  • Do consult your doctor before taking eplerenone if you have kidney or liver disease; high blood levels of fats (cholesterol and triglycerides); or diabetes.
  • Do not use eplerenone if you have very high blood levels of potassium or severe kidney problems.
  • Use of eplerenone is not recommended in children.
  • Do not stop taking eplerenone without consulting your doctor.
  • If you forget to take a dose of eplerenone, take it as soon as you remember (keeping a gap of at least 12 hours between two consecutive doses). Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking eplerenone, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Epleran 25mg Tablet
Taking Eplerenone with alcohol may lead to headache, dizzine
ss, lightheadedness, fainting, changes in pulse or heart rate and/or low blood pressure.
Epleran 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Epleran 25mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Epleran 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Epleran 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Epleran 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Epleran 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Epleran 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epleran 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Epleran 25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available is limited.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Eplerenone, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Epleran 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Eplerenone

Q. Is eplerenone a diuretic/ potassium-sparing diuretic?
Yes. Eplerenone can increase urinary output and decrease excretion of potassium (potassium-sparing action) by blocking the biological effect of hormone aldosterone
Q. Is eplerenone a /beta blocker /blood thinner?
No. Eplerenone is an aldosterone receptor blocker that is used to improve conditions of heart failure after a heart attack and to lower high blood pressure. It has no known effect on beta adrenergic receptors and does not change the viscosity of blood
Q. Is eplerenone as steroid?
Yes. Eplerenone has a steroidal structure
Q. What is eplerenone used for/used to treat?
Eplerenone is used along with other drugs to prevent worsening and improve conditions of heart failure (due left ventricular dysfunction) after a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and in the treatment of high blood pressure
Q. Does eplerenone raise blood glucose/ cause erectile dysfunction/ weight gain/hair loss?
No. Increase in blood sugar, problems with erection (in men), changes in body weight and hair loss are not among the known side effects of eplerenone
Q. Does eplerenone cause gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts in men) is an uncommon side effect of eplerenone affecting 1 to 10 users in 1,000
Q. How does eplerenone differ from spironolactone?
Eplerenone and spironolactone are both aldosterone antagonists. They differ with regards to their therapeutic use based up on clinical experiences.

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