EPTUS 10 MG TABLET

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Overview

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
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • 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.

Eptus Tablet related warnings

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?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • EPTUS 10 MG TABLET helps remove fluid from your body when used with other drugs.
  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how EPTUS 10 MG TABLET affects you.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in your blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Your doctor will regularly check your kidney function and the amount of potassium in your blood while you are on this medicine.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeat, swelling in feet, or difficulty breathing.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Eptus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Eptus

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Jul 2018.
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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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