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Acutrol 400mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Acutrol 400mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 280.00*
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Acutrol 400 MG Description

Acutrol Tablet is used to regulate the increased levels of phosphates in blood in individuals with severe kidney disease. It is also used in patients who undergo dialysis. It contains sevelamer, whic

h belongs to a class of medicines known as phosphate binders. It works by binding to the phosphates and reduces the levels of phosphate in the blood. Acutrol should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.

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Product Summary

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ContainsSevelamer(400.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood phosphate levels
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
TherapyDRUG FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
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uses

Uses of Acutrol 400 MG

Acutrol Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood phosphate levels in patients with severe kidney diseases & is also used patients who undergo dialysis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Acutrol 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to sevelamer or any other ingredients of Acutrol Tablet
  • If you have difficulty in passing stools
  • If you have low levels of phosphorous
sideEffects

Side effects of Acutrol 400 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Acutrol 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acutrol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • You should consult your doctor before using Acutrol Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acutrol Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking Acutrol Tablet while breastfeeding as it is unknown if sevelamer passes into breast milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Acutrol Tablet?
A:
It is unlikely that Acutrol Tablet will influence on your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acutrol Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Acutrol Tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have undergone a major stomach or bowel surgery
  • You have problems with the bowel movement (digestion problem)
  • You have difficulty in swallowing foods or liquids
  • You have severe stomach pain or intestine disorders
  • You notice blood in your stools (gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • You are suffering from a condition when the parathyroid gland becomes overactive and leads to a raise in calcium level (hyperparathyroidism) and when thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormo...
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  • During the treatment you may develop low levels of vitamins A, D, E, K and folic acid in your blood and therefore your doctor may monitor these levels.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Acutrol 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Sevelamer works by binding with phosphates in the intestine and inhibits its absorption thus decreasing blood phosphorus levels. This in turn helps in preventing low calcium levels.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Acutrol 400 MG

  • Acutrol Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Acutrol 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Acutrol Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Acutrol Tablet can reduce the effect of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin when used together.
  • Medicines used for heart rhythm problems or for epilepsy like amiodarone, quinidine, phenytoin should be given after a gap of at least 1 hour before and 3 hours after the administration of Acutrol Tab...
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  • Medicine used to treat acidity like omeprazole, pantoprazole or lansoprazole may interfere with the efficacy of this tablet on concomitant use
  • This medicine can reduce the effect of medicines acting on immune system like ciclosporin, mycophenolate mofetil and tacrolimus when used simultaneously.
  • Close monitoring of the hormone levels is recommended if this medicine is taken along with levothyroxine to treat low thyroid hormone levels.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Acutrol 400 MG

  • Store Acutrol Tablets at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Acutrol 400 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, indigestion, diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pain. If you think you have taken too much of Acutrol Tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Acutrol Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate for the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long to take Acutrol Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Acutrol Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Does Acutrol Tablet contain a steroid?

A: No, Acutrol Tablet does not contain a steroid. It contains sevelamer, which belongs to a class of medicines known as phosphate binders.
Product Details
Brand
ACUTROL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2024

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Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:08 PM (IST)
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