EPLECARD 25MG contain Eplerenone which belongs to a group of medicine called selective aldosterone blocking agents. These blocking agents works by inhibiting the action of aldosterone which controls the blood pressure and heart function. High levels of aldosterone in our body leads to heart failure. In combination with other drugs used to treat your heart failure, it is used to treat heart attack that are persistent and its mild symptoms.
It helps in preventing worsening of heart condition and reduce hospitalisations. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney, liver, heart disease. You may feel dizzy while taking this medicine. If you feel dizzy, do not drive or operate machinery. If you have liver or severe kidney disease, you may need more frequent testing of your blood potassium levels. Your physician may adjust the dose depending on the potassium levels in your blood.
Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor. This medicine must be taken with food or empty stomach. Swallow the tablet whole with plenty of water and do not crush or chew the medicine. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with EPLECARD 25MG. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Eplerenone or any other ingredients in this medicine. The most common side effects of this medicine are elevated potassium level in your blood, dizziness, headache, elevated quantity of cholesterol in your blood, insomnia, irregular heartbeat, cough and constipation.