Eptus-T 20 Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Eptus-T 20 Tablet

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Uses of Eplerenone

Eplerenone is used in the treatment of hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Eplerenone

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

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How to use Eplerenone

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 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eptus-T 20 Tablet works

Eplerenone 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.
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Uses of Torasemide

Torasemide is used in the treatment of oedema and hypertension.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Torasemide

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Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss.

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How to use Torasemide

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 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eptus-T 20 Tablet works

Torasemide is a loop diuretic. It acts on kidneys and removes excess water and certain electrolytes from the body through urine.

In Depth Information on Eptus-T 20 Tablet

Expert advice for Eplerenone

  • Avoid potassium-rich supplements or salt substitutes when taking Eplerenone.
  • 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 Eplerenone.
  • Do not take medicines such as ketoconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, ritonavir, and nelfinavir along with Eplerenone.

Expert advice for Torasemide

  • Torasemide helps removes excess water from your body and lower blood pressure.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Torasemide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Take potassium supplements or potassium-rich diet (banana, spinach, coconut water etc) as Torasemide can decrease your potassium levels and lead to dehydration.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Warnings
Special precautions for Eptus-T 20 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.

Taking Torsamide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Eptus-T 20 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
No information is available on the use of Eptus-T 20 Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Eptus-T 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Eptus-T 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Eptus-T 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptus-T 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Eptus-T 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eptus-T 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Eptus-T 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available is limited.
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Frequently asked questions for Eptus-T 20 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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Frequently asked questions for Torasemide

Q. Can Torasemide cause gout?
Yes, Torasemide can cause gout. It increases the blood uric acid levels by increasing its absorption from the kidneys which can cause a gout attack. Inform your doctor if you have hyperuricemia or a history of gout before taking this medicine. Use of Torasemide is contraindicated in patients with gout.
Q. Does Torasemide raise your blood sugar levels?
Torasemide can increase your blood sugar levels. This can worsen your diabetes control and affect your blood and urine sugar tests. Inform your doctor if you are a diabetic before taking Torasemide.
Q. Can I use Torasemide with spironolactone?
Torasemide can be taken with spironolactone. When used together the diuretic effect gets added along with maintaining the blood potassium levels. Torasemide is a loop diuretic and causes loss of potassium from your body while Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic which prevents the loss of potassium.
Q. Does Torasemide cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Torasemide. Other commonly seen gastrointestinal side effects are the loss of appetite, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and constipation.
Q. Can I take Torasemide with allopurinol?
Torasemide can be taken with allopurinol. Torasemide can increase uric acid levels and allopurinol lowers uric acid levels. So, allopurinol is given to decrease the hyperuricemic effects of Torasemide. However, allopurinol is not safe in patients with renal failure, so may need to be replaced with another similar medicine like febuxostat.
Q. Can I use Torasemide in sulfa allergy?
No, Torasemide should not be used if you have a history of sulfa allergy or to sulfonamide group of anti-diabetic drugs.
Q. Is Torasemide used for weight loss?
Torasemide can decrease weight by removing excessive water from your body. However, it is not used for weight loss in obese patients as it does not affect body fat.
Q. Does Torasemide cause electrolyte abnormalities?
Yes, Torasemide can cause electrolyte abnormalities as it works by removing water and salt from your body. It can decrease the blood potassium, sodium, chloride, magnesium, and calcium levels and increase blood sugar and uric acid levels. It is very important to get electrolytes and kidney function tests done on a regular basis while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Is Torasemide safe to use?
Torasemide is a safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Torasemide cause hair loss?
Torasemide is not known to cause hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have hair loss while you are taking Torasemide.
Q. Can Torasemide cause kidney failure?
No, Torasemide does not cause kidney failure, rather it is used to remove extra fluid from the body (edema) which is caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, and kidney disease.
Q. Can I take Torasemide with prednisone?
Torasemide can be taken with prednisone. However, when used together, they can lower blood potassium levels (hypokalemia) which can be severe, causing muscle pains or cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, dizziness, or confusion. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms. Take potassium supplements or foods rich in potassium like orange, lemon or other citrus fruit.
Q. Can I use Torasemide with metolazone?
Both Torasemide and metolazone are potassium-lowering diuretics. When given together, they can lower blood potassium level (hypokalemia) which can be severe, causing muscle pains or cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, dizziness, or confusion. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms. Take potassium supplements or foods rich in potassium like orange, lemon or other citrus fruit.
Q. Does Torasemide have any serious side effects?
Serious side effects reported with the use of Torasemide are atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, chest pain, diarrhea, digitalis intoxication, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia, hypokalemia, hypotension, hypovolemia, shunt thrombosis, rash, rectal bleeding, and syncope.
Q. Is Torasemide useful in the treatment of heart failure?
Yes, Torasemide is useful in the treatment of heart failure. It works by removing excess water and salt from your body and decreases the workload on the heart and as well decreases the lung congestion. This helps in improving the function of the heart in these patients.
Q. Can Torasemide lower potassium levels?
Torasemide can cause dehydration and lower the levels of electrolytes like potassium in your body. You can take potassium supplements or diet rich in potassium (banana, spinach, coconut water etc.) while you are taking this medicine after consulting with your doctor.
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