Fanton 2.5mg Tablet

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Trends Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for Fanton 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
28.57
₹2.86/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fanton Tablet

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Uses of Fanton Tablet

Fanton 2.5mg Tablet is used in hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Fanton Tablet

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Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Gastrointesinal symptoms, Muscle cramp.

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How to use Fanton 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. Fanton 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fanton Tablet works

Fanton 2.5mg Tablet is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Fanton Tablet

Expert advice for Fanton Tablet

  • Fanton helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • 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 Fanton, 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.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
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Fanton Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fanton Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Indapamide 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
Fanton 2.5mg 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
Fanton 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Fanton 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Fanton 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fanton 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fanton 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fanton 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Indapamide, 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 about Fanton Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Indapamide

Q. Is indapamide a water pill, beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, loop diuretic, diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, statins or blood thinner?
Indapamide is a thiazide-like diuretic, a water pill. It is not a beta blocker, calcium channel blocker, loop diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, statins or blood thinner
Q. Is indapamide a sulfa drug, contains sulfa?
Indapamide is a sulfa drug, contains sulfa (sulphonamide). Indapamide should not be taken by patients allergic to sulfa/sulphonamide
Q. Is indapamide potassium sparing?
Indapamide is not potassium sparing. It lowers the potassium level in body
Q. Can I take paracetamol, ibuprofen with indapamide?
Ibuprofen may reduce the blood pressure lowering effect of indapamide. Paracetamol can be taken with indapamide. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does indapamide cause weight gain, weight loss, low potassium, hair loss, diabetes, raise blood glucose, gout or erectile dysfunction?
Indapamide does not cause weight gain, hair loss. Indapamide may cause weight loss, low potassium level, diabetes, raise blood glucose, gout or erectile dysfunction.
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