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. EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Taking Eplerenone with alcohol may lead to headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, changes in pulse or heart rate and/or low blood pressure.
EPTUS 10 MG 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 EPTUS 10 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
EPTUS 10 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
EPTUS 10 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available is limited.
If you miss a dose of EPTUS 10 MG 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.
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.