Diurix 2.5mg Tablet 10'S

Urinary Retention Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

DIURIX 2.5MG contains Indapamide which belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics (water tablets). It works by causing the kidneys to get rid of unwanted water and salt from the body into the urine and thus helps in treating high blood pressure. DIURIX 2.5MG acts on the kidneys to boost the elimination of sodium, potassium and water in the urine thus resulting in increased urination. This reduces the fluid in blood vessels and body tissues and lowers blood pressure. Indapamide causes a slight increase in the amount of urine produced than the other diuretics. It also widens blood vessels so that blood passes through more easily.

The recommended dose is one tablet (2.5mg) each day which should be swallowed with a glass of water. It is advised that the tablet be taken in the morning or as directed by the physician. Do not take DIURIX 2.5MG if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Consult your doctor for advice. The side effects are inflammation of mucous membranes (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome), irregular heartbeat, tiredness, loss of appetite, feeling or being sick, swollen extremities, yellow skin (Symptoms of abnormal liver function).

USES OF DIURIX 2.5MG

  • Treat high blood pressure

HOW DIURIX 2.5MG WORKS

Indapamide is a diuretic which acts on the kidneys to boost the elimination of sodium, potassium and water in the urine thus resulting in increased urination. This reduces the fluid in blood vessels and body tissues and lowers blood pressure.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take DIURIX 2.5MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water.

SIDE EFFECTS OF DIURIX 2.5MG

SERIOUS

  • angioedema (swelling of the skin around the eyes, lips, tongue, hands or feet, shortness of breath or difficulty in swallowing)
  • Severe skin reactions such as skin rash, reddening of the skin over your whole body, severe itching, blistering, peeling and swelling of the skin
  • inflammation of mucous membranes (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome)
  • irregular heartbeat
  • tiredness, loss of appetite, feeling or being sick, swollen extremities, yellow skin (Symptoms of abnormal liver function)

COMMON

  • dermatological allergic reactions, such as skin rashes in patients with high sensitivity to allergy and asthmatic reactions

RARE

  • feeling of tiredness, headache, pins and needles (paresthesia), vertigo
  • gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea or constipation, dry mouth

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Constipation:

Eat fiber rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Diarrhea:

Drink lot of fluid, such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

DIURIX 2.5MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

DIURIX 2.5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

DIURIX 2.5MG may make you feel tired or dizzy. If this happens do not drive or use any tools or machines

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.

KIDNEY

DIURIX 2.5MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

DIURIX 2.5MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take DIURIX 2.5MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Indapamide or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have,

  • low levels of the potassium in your blood (hypokalaemia)
  • suffer from gout
  • or have ever suffered from an overactive parathyroid gland (hyperparathyroidism) leading to too much calcium in the blood

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking:

  • lithium (used to treat depression)
  • quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide (medicines used for heart rhythm problem)
  • bepridil (used to treat angina pectoris)
  • laxatives
  • medicines used to treat the mental disorders such as depression, anxiety or schizophrenia
  • antibiotics used to treat infections
  • vincamine injection
  • pentamidine used to treat the certain types of pneumonia

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Indapamide
Pharmacological Category :   Diuretics
Therapeutic Indication :   High blood pressure
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT DIURIX 2.5MG

What is DIURIX 2.5MG used for?

DIURIX 2.5MG is diuretic which is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

Does DIURIX 2.5MG cause low potassium?

Yes, the most common side effects of DIURIX 2.5MG are fluid loss and low blood potassium.

Does DIURIX 2.5MG make you sleepy?

DIURIX 2.5MG may cause you to have an unusual feeling of tiredness when you begin to take it.

REFERENCES

1. Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. Chapter – 25; Regulation of renal function and vascular volume; 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011. Page – 689.

2. Reyes AJ, Leary WP; Indapamaide: A review; [Published on Nov 1983] https://europepmc.org/article/med/6356402

3. S.C. Zentiva S.A; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Oct 2020] [Accessed 06 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4188.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    INDAPAMIDE 2.5MG
    Hsn Code
    30049079
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