Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Exna K Tablet

Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of oedema.

Exna K Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Dehydration
  • Muscle cramp
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Decreased calcium level in blood
  • Increased blood uric acid

How to use Exna K 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. Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take this medicine with food, if it causes stomach upset.
Avoid Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet with dietary sodium.

How Exna K Tablet works

Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Furosemide and Amiloride. They act on different parts of your kidney to remove extra water and certain electrolytes while maintaining the potassium balance in your body.

Exna K Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Amiloride 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Exna K 40 mg/5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Exna K 40 mg/5 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Exna K

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which drugs are not contraindicate for reducing oedema during pregnancy?hydrochlorthiazide is safe during pregnancy 3rd timestarif it is not safe then please inform the drugs are can be given for reducing periankle oedema.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
First get your BP checked, your liver function and kidney function done. If they are normal then there is no need to worry about oedema. It's normal to have oedema during pregnancy provided all the tests are fine
Normally Delivered a 4.5kg baby on 8th September. Having sever bilateral edema on legs. Blood transfusion was done on 9th September bcoz of 6.5gm Hb. Now having distended abdomen (may b because of enlarged uterus) and burning micturition and persistent bilateral edema. Sometimes Hematuria also occurs. What to do now.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your urine routine and culture sensitivity done to rule out infection. Get an ultrasound done to rule out any collection in the abdominal cavity. The oedema could've because of anemia as your HB was 6.5 or it could be because of redistribution of fluid after delivery. Wait for some time ( a week) and see if it's getting better otherwise consult a physician.
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FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Exna K?

Yes, the use of Exna K can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. Can I stop taking Exna K if I feel well?

No, keep using Exna K as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Exna K suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. Is it safe to get an MRI while using Exna K?

No, it is not safe to get an MRI scan or other scans which use radioactive dye. Contrast dye and Exna K can harm your kidneys when used simultaneously.

Q. Are there any special instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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