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Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Fanton Tablet

Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet is used in high blood pressure and heart failure.

Fanton Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Gastrointesinal symptoms
  • Muscle cramp

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

How Fanton Tablet works

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

Fanton Tablet related warnings

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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fanton 2.5 mg 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.
Lactation
Fanton 2.5 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
Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fanton Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet 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.
  • It may cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Fanton 2.5 mg Tablet, and notify your doctor if it does not lowers down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that does not go away.
  • You may be asked to get regular blood tests done to monitor your kidney function.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fanton with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fanton

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Hi! My diagnosed me with Tinea Cruris which is like a red patch between my thighs near my genitals so he recommended me ITRASYS-200 MG (Twice Daily) for 30 days and gave an ointment EBERNET-M. After taking them the Tinea was almost gone when suddenly I had a breakout again and it itches a lot. I would appreciate your opinion on this matter. Thanks! :)Also kindly let me know should I take the same again? Or maybe if you could be able to suggest something better?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply ebernet cream not ebernet m Twice daily for 6wksStart itraconazole 200 mg - 1cap daily after lunch for 3wksTake itraconazole only if u dnt HV any heart problem like heart failure
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

Q. How long should I take Fanton?

Usually, Fanton should be taken for the rest of your life unless stopped or changed by your doctor.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Fanton?

Fanton can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.
Related Lab Tests

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