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Eptus-T 10 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Eptus-T 10 Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to reduce excess fluid levels in the body. It is used to treat edema (fluid overload) and some cases of hypertension (high blood pressure).

It is best to take Eptus-T 10 Tablet in the morning along with food in order to avoid frequent urination at night time. For better results, it is suggested to take it at the same time every day. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Dehydration and constipation are some common side effects of this medicine. It might lower down the level of calcium, sodium and magnesium in the blood. Hence, regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine.

It is generally safe to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or  kidney disease. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Uses of Eptus-T Tablet

Side effects of Eptus-T 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 Eptus-T

  • Dehydration
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Decreased calcium level in blood

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dehydration
    Make sure you drink enough fluids (not alcohol or coffee). Cooled or iced liquids may go down more easily. Eat moist food such as fruits, vegetables and soups. Use a moisturizing cream on your skin and a lubricating lip balm if your lips are dry.
  • Coping with Constipation
    Try to eat foods which are high in fiber such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals to increase the bulk and consistency of bowel movements. Drink plenty of water or non-alcoholic drinks and stay hydrated to promote healthy digestion. Increasing physical activities such as walking, yoga and regular exercise can also be helpful. If your condition does not improve, you can ask your doctor to prescribe you laxative medicine.
  • Coping with Decreased magnesium level in blood
    You will need a blood test to find out if the magnesium level in your blood is low. If your medicine is causing this, you may need to stop taking it. To help manage low levels, ask your doctor about taking a suitable magnesium supplement. Drink plenty of water and fluids to stay hydrated. Avoid alcohol and smoking as they can decrease the absorption of magnesium. Some foods contain higher levels of magnesium. These include almonds, pumpkin seeds, dark chocolate and peanuts. In general, seeds, nuts, cocoa, beans, oily fish and whole grains are good sources. Talk to your doctor if the condition persists.

How to use Eptus-T 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-T 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eptus-T Tablet works

Eptus-T 10 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Eplerenone and Torasemide. Eplerenone and torasemide. They act on different parts of your kidney to remove extra water and certain electrolytes while maintaining the potassium balance in your body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Eptus-T 10 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eptus-T 10 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Eptus-T 10 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Eptus-T 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Eptus-T 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eptus-T 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Eptus-T 10 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Eptus-T 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eptus-T 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Eptus-T 10 Tablet helps removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause excessive urine production, dehydration, and low electrolyte levels. Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the level of salts such as potassium and sodium in your blood while you're taking this medication.

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References

  1. Eplerenone. Pocé-sur-Cisse, France: Fareva Amboise; 2018. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Eplerenone. Pfizer Inc.: New York, New York; 2002 [revised Apr. 2008]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Torsemide. Leganes Spain: Roche Farma S.A.; 2010. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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