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Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It also helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke.

Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is taken with or without food preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Nausea, constipation, diarrhea, and fatigue are some common side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or Do not go away.  Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth and extreme thirst. Dizziness or headache may occur due to low blood pressure but this gets better with time.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, blood sugar level and the levels of salts such as potassium or magnesium checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Benefits of Qualiz Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force. Additionally, it eliminates excess water from the body and increases urine output. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

Side effects of Qualiz Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Qualiz

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities
  • Slow heart rate
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Altered blood lipid level
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Increased calcium level in blood

How to use Qualiz 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. Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Qualiz Tablet works

Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Bisoprolol and Hydrochlorothiazide. Bisoprolol is a beta blocker. It works specifically on the heart to improve its efficiency of pumping blood throughout the body. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic which lowers blood pressure by removing extra water from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Qualiz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 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.
Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet
₹4.9/Tablet
Bisopil H 5 Tablet
Psychotropics India Ltd
₹4/tablet
18% cheaper
₹7/tablet
43% costlier
Bisveda-H 5mg/6.25mg Tablet
Vidakem Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
₹7.5/tablet
53% costlier
Corbis-H 5 Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.6/tablet
75% costlier
₹12.96/tablet
164% costlier

Quick tips

  • It is a combination of two blood pressure lowering medications used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not stop taking Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Qualiz 5 mg/6.25 mg Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient concerns

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
Some times I had lot of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinically high blood pressure. Persistent high arterial blood pressure above 120/80 mm HG is termed as pre-hypertension or hypertension, but the point to be emphasized is that this rise in blood pressure is persistent. Transient increase in BP occurs in stress and anxiety and needs to be treated accordingly.
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References

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  4. Hydrochlorothiazide: Important Patient Information. Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Medical Center. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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"Medreich House", 12/8, Saraswathi Ammal Street, Maruthi Seva Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 560033
Country of origin: India

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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