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Repace 100mg Tablet
Repace 100mg Tablet

Repace 100mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
116.45*
137.00
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Composition:

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-hypertensive
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Medical Description

Repace 100mg Tab belongs to the anti-hypertensive class of medicines and the main medicine in its composition is losartan.

Uses of Repace 100mg Tab

  • Hypertension treatment is one of the main uses
  • Kidney-related problems in patients of diabetes
  • Heart failure
  • Prevention of heart attacks

Contraindications of Repace 100mg Tab

  • Pregnancy
  • Allergy to this medicine
  • Kidney- and liver-related problems

Side effects of Repace 100mg Tab

  • Dizziness with headache
  • Anaemia
  • Vertigo
  • Tiredness
  • Decreased blood sugar level
  • Low blood pressure
  • Kidney failure
  • Rashes
  • Swelling of face, lips and throat

Precautions and Warnings of Repace 100mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid this medicine during pregnancy as it can harm the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
No, because it can harm the breastfeeding baby and the mother. Consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Avoid driving in case you have persistent dizziness or fainting spells. Consult your doctor.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
If you consume alcohol while taking this medicine it can be harmful. Avoid alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from skeletal muscular damage or weakness as this medicine can prove harmful
  • You have high levels of potassium in the blood

Mode of Action of Repace 100mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine relaxes the contracted blood vessels and thus the uses of Repace 100mg Tab include controlling the patient's high blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Repace 100mg Tab

Take the dosage of Repace 100mg Tab strictly according to the doctor's prescription. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Repace 100mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

This medicine is known to interact with several other medicines. For example, diuretics increase potassium levels in the blood. This medicine also interacts with azathioprine, lithium, aspirin and aliskiren.
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Interactions with food items

No reports of interaction with food. However, consult your doctor on intake of salty and high-potassium diet. For example, spinach, banana and peas have high percentage of potassium.

Storage and disposal of Repace 100mg Tab

This medicine should be stored at room temperature and protected from moisture and direct heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Dispose off the unused tablets according to the instructions of your doctor or pharmacist.
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Dosage of Repace 100mg Tab

Overdose

An overdose of the medicine can cause unconsciousness, abnormally high heartbeat rate, extremely low blood pressure and even kidney failure. Seek emergency medical help immediately, in case of overdose.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dosage, take it only if there is sufficient time for the next dose. Skip it if it is time for the next dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is it safe to take aspirin with the medicine?

A: No, aspirin can result in decreasing the effects of this medicine, which may result in high blood pressure.

Q: Why is a low salt diet advised to people who are taking this medicine?

A: A high-salt diet results in water retention in the body, which causes higher blood pressure.

Q: Is the medicine safe for children?

A: The medicine is considered harmful for children under the age of 6. Consult your doctor.

Q: Is it risky to quit the medicine before the prescribed duration?

A: It is dangerous to quit this medicine before the prescribed period. It may cause high blood pressure and even stroke.

Q: Can an individual take another anti-hypertensive?

A: Take another anti-hypertensive medicine only if your doctor has prescribed it. Self-prescription can be extremely harmful.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:20 PM (IST)

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