Eprozar 600mg Tablet

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Introduction

Eprozar 600mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attacks and strokes. This medicine is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Eprozar 600mg Tablet can be prescribed either alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This is a widely used medicine and is considered safe for long-term use.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients and has few side effects. Dizziness, particularly after the first dose, is known to occur in some people. This may be associated with headaches. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. No weight gain has been seen with the regular use of this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and potassium levels in your blood regularly while taking this medicine.

Uses of Eprozar Tablet

Benefits of Eprozar Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Eprozar 600mg Tablet works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heartbeat with less force. This effectively lowers blood pressure. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.

In Prevention of heart attack and stroke

If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Eprozar 600mg Tablet reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes, such as eating healthy and staying active, to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

Side effects of Eprozar 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 Eprozar

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Runny nose
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Itching

How to use Eprozar 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. Eprozar 600mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eprozar Tablet works

Eprozar 600mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Eprozar 600mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Eprozar 600mg 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eprozar 600mg 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Eprozar 600mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eprozar 600mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eprozar 600mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eprozar 600mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Eprozar 600mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Eprozar Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Eprozar 600mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
  • Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the level of urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood.
  • Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen along with this medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not take Eprozar 600mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzoic acids derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Angiotensin receptor blockers(ARB)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Eprozar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Which class does Eprozar 600mg Tablet belong to?

Eprozar 600mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists (AIIRAs). Angiotensin II is a substance which occurs naturally in the body. It tightens the blood vessels, which in turn increases the blood pressure. Eprozar 600mg Tablet blocks this effect so that the blood vessels relax, which helps lower your blood pressure.

Q. How should I take Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

You should take Eprozar 600mg Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor. It is for oral use and is usually taken once a day. You should take it with plenty of water, with or without food. It is recommended that you take this medicine at the same time every day.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

If you have missed a dose of Eprozar 600mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. How long does Eprozar 600mg Tablet take to start working?

Eprozar 600mg Tablet may take about 2 weeks to show a visible reduction in blood pressure. Full benefits of Eprozar 600mg Tablet may take a little longer, about 4 weeks.

Q. What is the most important information I should know about Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

It is important for you to know that this medicine can cause harm or death to your unborn baby. Therefore, if you are planning a pregnancy or have become pregnant, consult your doctor right away. Your doctor may switch you to a different medicine to treat your high blood pressure.

Q. Is Eprozar 600mg Tablet better than telmisartan?

Both Eprozar 600mg Tablet and telmisartan are blood pressure-lowering medicines. Eprozar 600mg Tablet is a relatively new medicine. It has been found to be as effective as telmisartan in lowering blood pressure. It can be safely used in patients as it has fewer side effects.

Q. Can I stop Eprozar 600mg Tablet on my own?

No, do not stop taking Eprozar 600mg Tablet without speaking to your doctor, even if you are feeling well or your blood pressure is controlled. Stopping it suddenly may increase your blood pressure which may increase your risk of stroke.

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

Taking more than the recommended dose of Eprozar 600mg Tablet may decrease your blood pressure due to which you may feel dizzy or may even faint. Consult your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical aid in a nearby hospital.

Q. Who should not take Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

You should not take Eprozar 600mg Tablet if you are allergic to it or if you are pregnant. Avoid its use if you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and are being treated with a blood pressure-lowering medicine containing aliskiren.

Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make while taking Eprozar 600mg Tablet?

Lifestyle changes play a major role in keeping you healthy if you are taking Eprozar 600mg Tablet. Avoid taking excess salt in your diet and find ways to reduce or manage stress in your life. Practice yoga or meditation or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep every night as this also helps to reduce stress levels and helps to keep your blood pressure normal. Stop smoking and alcohol consumption as this helps in lowering your blood pressure and preventing heart problems. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. Consult your doctor if you need any further guidance to get the maximum benefit of Eprozar 600mg Tablet and to keep yourself healthy.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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