Medicine Overview of EPTUS-T 20 TABLET
Side effects of Eplerenone
Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Dizziness, Leg cramps, Cough, Flu-like symptoms, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased creatinine level in blood, Diarrhoea.
How to use Eplerenone
How EPTUS-T 20 TABLET works
Uses of Torasemide
It is also used to relieve fluid overload (edema) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
Side effects of Torasemide
Dehydration, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased blood uric acid, Hearing loss.
How to use Torasemide
How EPTUS-T 20 TABLET works
In Depth Information on EPTUS-T 20 TABLET
Expert advice for Eplerenone
- 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.
Expert advice for Torasemide
- Inform your doctor if you have dizziness, fatigue, or muscle weakness that stays for a long time.
- Torasemide can cause dehydration and lower blood potassium levels. Take potassium supplements or diet rich in potassium (banana, spinach, coconut water etc.) as Torasemide may cause potassium deficiency.
- Get kidney function tests, blood electrolyte, glucose, uric acid and lipid levels on a regular basis.
- Before taking Torasemide, inform your doctor if you have
- Allergy to Torasemide or to sulfonylureas which are used to treat diabetes (e.g. glibenclamide, glipizide)
- Diabetes mellitus, as Torasemide can increase your sugar levels
- Torasemide starts to work in half an hour.
- Avoid taking Torasemide at bedtime as it makes you urinate frequently. Take it at least four hours before going to bed.
- Torasemide can cause low blood pressure and you may feel dizzy for first few days.
- Do not stand up suddenly from a sitting or lying position, you may fall.
- Avoid driving or use of any machines that requires you to be alert.
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.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.