Eptus 50mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Eptus 50mg Tablet

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₹46.35/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Eptus Tablet

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Uses of Eptus Tablet

Eptus 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, Heart failure, Cirrhosis and Low potassium.
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Side effects of Eptus Tablet

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Eptus 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Eptus Tablet works

Eptus 50mg tablet lowers the swelling by removing the levels of excess water and electrolytes in the body. Eptus 50mg tablet does this without loss of potassium from the body.

In Depth Information on Eptus Tablet

Expert advice for Eptus 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Eptus 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Eplerenone with alcohol may lead to headache, dizzine
ss, lightheadedness, fainting, changes in pulse or heart rate and/or low blood pressure.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eptus 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Eptus 50mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactati
on. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Eptus 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Eptus 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Contraindicated in Patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 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 Eptus 50mg 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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