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Zilokem 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Zilokem 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Zilokem 20mg Tablet

MRP
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₹4.3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Zilokem Tablet

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Uses of Zilokem Tablet

Zilokem 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Zilokem Tablet side effects

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Zilokem 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.

How Zilokem Tablet works

Zilokem 20mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Zilokem Tablet

Expert advice for Zilokem Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Zilokem 20mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chances of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Zilokem 20mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Zilokem 20mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Zilokem 20mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Zilokem 20mg Tablet.
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Zilokem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zilokem Tablet
Alcohol
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Lactation
Zilokem 20mg 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
SAFE
Zilokem 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zilokem 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease as your creatinine levels may become high and you may need regular monitoring of kidney function tests while taking this medicine.
Liver
Zilokem 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zilokem 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Dose adjustment is not recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Zilokem Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zilokem 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zilokem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zilokem with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Zilokem with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf
Zilokem with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Zilokem with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Zilokem with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Zilokem with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran
Zilokem with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Zilokem with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Zilokem with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Zilokem with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Zilokem with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Zilokem with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Zilokem with Hydrochlorothiazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Zilokem with Indapamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap
Zilokem with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz
Zilokem with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral
Zilokem with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Zilokem with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin
Zilokem with Terbinafine
MINOR
Zilokem with Ketoconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole
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