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Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 354.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Eplerenone(25.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

Medical Description

Eptus Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It contains a medicine known as eplerenone. {cb}} Tablet works by blocking the effect of aldosterone, a hormone in the body responsible f...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to eplerenone or any other components of this medicine.
  • If you have high potassium levels in the blood.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney problems.
  • With other salt tablets or potassium-sparing diuretics (water pills which increases the level of potassium in the blood).
  • If you are using the medicines such as ketoconazole, itraconazole (medicines to treat fungal infections), medicines used to treat HIV infection nelfinavir, ritonavir, antibiotics such as clarithromyci...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Increased Potassium levels
  • Sleeplessness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Low blood pressure
  • Vomiting
  • Back pain
  • Muscle cramps
  • Weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eptus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy, thus it is advisable to take the doctor's advice before using it in pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eptus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information related to the use of this medicine while breastfeeding. Hence, it is important to take your doctor's advice before using this medicine if you are breastfeeding your baby. Do not self-medicate.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Eptus Tablet?
A:
This medicine may cause dizziness; thus, it is advisable not to drive or use heavy machinery if you are using this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Eptus Tablet?
A:
Chances of drowsiness increases if you take this medicine with alcohol. Hence, alcohol should be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kidney or liver problems.
  • You are taking medicines like lithium (used for mental illness).
  • You are taking medicines like tacrolimus or cyclosporine (used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema and to prevent rejection after organ transplantation).
  • Your doctor may advise a blood test before and during therapy with this medicine to measure the blood potassium levels, especially, if you are suffering from any kidney or liver problems.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

One of the chemical substances which control blood pressure and heart function is aldosterone. High levels of aldosterone produce changes in our body and that lead to heart-pumping problems called hea...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Eptus Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. Do not break or chew the medicine.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
interactions

Interactions of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Eptus 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are using the medicines such as ketoconazole, itraconazole (medicines to treat fungal infections), medicines used to treat HIV infection nelfinavir, ritonavir, antibiotics such as c...
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  • Ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used in the treatment of the skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema and to prevent rejection after organ transplantation).
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAID's) certain painkillers such as ibuprofen. These medicines may cause kidney problems and eventually increase the risk of high potassium levels in your b...
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  • Trimethoprim (used to treat bacterial infections) may increase the risk of high potassium levels in your blood.
  • Warfarin (medicine to prevent clotting) should be used catiously with Eptus Tablet.
  • St John’s Wort (herbal medicinal products), rifampicin (used to treat bacterial infections), carbamazepine, phenytoin, and phenobarbital (used, among others, to treat epilepsy) may decrease the effect...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Keep Eptus Tablet out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Store it below 30°C in the original packaging.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Eptus 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Eptus Tablet may increase the side effects of this medicine. Taking too many tablets may cause your blood pressure to become low or even dangerously low. You may experience ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose of this medici...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For which condition Eptus Tablet is used?

A: It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, especially in patients with recent episodes of a heart attack.

Q: How Eptus Tablet works?

A: High levels of aldosterone produce changes in our body and that lead to heart-pumping problems called heart failure. This medicine blocks the effect of aldosterone on the heart and blood pressure.

Q: What is the dose for Eptus Tablet tablet?

A: The dose of Eptus Tablet should be strictly followed as per your doctor's advice. You should not change or stop the dose of medicines without consulting your doctor.
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2021 | 12:26 PM (IST)
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