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EPTUS 10 MG TABLET

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for EPTUS 10 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Primary uses of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Eptus Tablet

Uses of Eptus Tablet

EPTUS 10 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.

Eptus Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Eptus are Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Cough, Flu-like symptoms, Fatigue, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased creatinine level in blood.

How to use Eptus 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. EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eptus Tablet works

EPTUS 10 MG TABLET is a potassium-sparing diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and swelling by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body without loss of potassium.

In Depth Information on Eptus Tablet

Expert advice for Eptus Tablet

  • Avoid potassium-rich supplements or salt substitutes when taking EPTUS 10 MG TABLET.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, diarrhoea, vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeat, swelling in feet, or difficulty breathing.
  • It is important to get blood pressure and potassium levels checked regularly when taking EPTUS 10 MG TABLET.
  • Do not take medicines such as ketoconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, ritonavir, and nelfinavir along with EPTUS 10 MG TABLET.
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Eptus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Eptus Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Eplerenone with alcohol may lead to headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, changes in pulse or heart rate and/or low blood pressure.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of EPTUS 10 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
EPTUS 10 MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Eptus Tablet?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Eptus Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Eptus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Eptus with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Eptus with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Eptus with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Eptus with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Eptus with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Eptus with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit
Eptus with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Eptus with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol
Eptus with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Eptus with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Eptus with Enalapril
SERIOUS
Eptus with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate
Eptus with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip
Eptus with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Eptus with Perindopril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Eptus with Irbesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel
Eptus with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
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