FAQs ABOUT ADEQUET SR 300MG
Can ADEQUET SR 300MG be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
ADEQUET SR 300MG must be used with caution in elderly patients with dementia. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking. Your doctor will access your health condition and would decide whether you should take ADEQUET SR 300MG or not.
What are the common side effects of ADEQUET SR 300MG?
ADEQUET SR 300MG may increase your blood sugar or cholesterol levels. It may also cause dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, sleepiness, headache, or weight gain. Contact your doctor if any of these side effect worsens. Also, inform your doctor immediately if your mood becomes excessively depressed along with thoughts of self-harming or killing after taking ADEQUET SR 300MG.
Can ADEQUET SR 300MG cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking ADEQUET SR 300MG. Please keep a check on it by monitoring your weight, having healthy balanced diet, and exercising regularly. Inform your doctor if you gain weight excessively after taking ADEQUET SR 300MG.
How to take ADEQUET SR 300MG?
Take ADEQUET SR 300MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. ADEQUET SR 300MG should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is ADEQUET SR 300MG safe to use in pregnancy?
ADEQUET SR 300MG is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before taking. Studies have shown the onset of certain withdrawal symptoms (such as shaking, weakness, sleepiness, breathing problems and difficulty in feeding) in babies born to women taking ADEQUET SR 300MG during their pregnancy.
Can ADEQUET SR 300MG be used in children?
No. ADEQUET SR 300MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age due to increased side effects. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ADEQUET SR 300MG.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of ADEQUET SR 300MG?
If your forgot to take a dose of ADEQUET SR 300MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of ADEQUET SR 300MG, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of ADEQUET SR 300MG to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking ADEQUET SR 300MG on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of ADEQUET SR 300MG after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take ADEQUET SR 300MG for the stipulated duration mentioned by your doctor. You may experience headache, diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness, irritability, nauseous or may be unable to sleep on stopping ADEQUET SR 300MG suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using ADEQUET SR 300MG?
Do not drive or travel after taking ADEQUET SR 300MG as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking ADEQUET SR 300MG which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use ADEQUET SR 300MG without consulting a doctor?
No. ADEQUET SR 300MG should be used only under medical supervision and after thorough mental assessment. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with ADEQUET SR 300MG for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.