Minilactone Forte 40/25mg Tablet 10'S

Bladder And Prostate Disorders Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Rpg Life Sciences Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.23.00

What is MINILACTONE FORTE?

  • MINILACTONE FORTE contains combination called  Spironolactone and Furosemide
  • Frusemide works by causing the kidneys to increase the amount of salts, such as potassium and sodium, which are filtered out of the blood and into the urine
  • Spironolactone works by blocking the actions of a hormone in the body called aldosterone
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
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What MINILACTONE FORTE is used for?

It is used in the management of,

  • congestive heart failure
  • fluid retention (ascites and oedema) in liver cirrhosis
  • overproduction of aldosterone, a steroid hormone which regulates the salt and water balance in the body (hyperaldosteronism)
  • excess fluid retention causing swelling (oedema)

Talk to Doctor

Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to furosemide, spironolactone or any of the other ingredients in the medicine
  • have decreased liver or kidney function
  • have enlarged prostate gland(men)
  • have diabetes
  • have low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • have low volume of circulating blood (hypovolaemia)
  • have very high levels of potassium in the blood (hypokalaemia)
  • have very low levels of sodium in the blood (hyponatraemia)
  • have inadequate production of natural steroid hormones by the adrenal glands (Addison's disease)
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breast-feeding, before taking this medicine

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  • This medicine may cause fatigue and dizziness. You should take care when driving or operating machinery

Tell your doctor if you are taking:

  • medicines used for hypertension (enalapril, propranolol, verapamil, nitrates, losartan)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, indomethacin, mefenamic acid or ibuprofen
  • potassium supplements
  • heparin or low molecular weight heparin (medicines used to prevent blood clots)
  • medicines known to cause hyperkalaemia (raised blood potassium levels)
  • trimethoprim and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
  • chlorpromazine, temazepam, diazepam, MAOI antidepressants, medicines for mental problems 
  • medicines used for parkinsons disease (bromocriptine, apomorphine, levodopa
  • medicine used for arrhythmias (e.g. sotalol, amiodarone, flecanide)
  • digoxin for your heart
  • moxisylte for Raynaud’s syndrome
  • nitrates (for angina)
  • lithium for depression or mania
  • sucralfate for stomach ulcers
  • colestyramine or colestipol for high cholesterol
  • amphoterecin (to treat fungal infections)
  • chloral hydrate (to treat insomnia)
  • medicines to control diabetes such as insulin or tablets
  • antiepileptics e.g. phenytoin or carbamazepine
  • corticosteroids or antihistamines (to treat allergic reactions)
  • aldesleukin medicines for treating cancer
  • levodopa (for Parkinson’s disease)
  • oral contraceptives
  • alprostadil for erectile dysfunction
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow the tablet with a glass of water
  • MINILACTONE FORTE should be taken with food

If you take more MINILACTONE FORTE

  • If you take more MINILACTONE FORTE, contact a doctor or your nearest hospital casualty department immediately

If you forget to take MINILACTONE FORTE

  • If you forget to take a dose, take another as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the normal time
  • Do not take double the amount to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking MINILACTONE FORTE

  • Do not stop taking MINILACTONE FORTE unless told by your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • severe allergic reaction which may include a skin rash, itching, dermatitis, peeling skin, sensitivity to sunlight or sun lamps or fever, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat or difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • low blood volume (hypovolemia)
  • increased creatinine and blood urea (seen in blood tests)
  • increased production of urine
  • disturbances of the gut such as diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain
  • dehydration
  • decrease in blood pressure
  • dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, dry mouth, headache
  • confusion, visual disturbances
  • muscle cramps
  • skin rashes
  • increased blood sugar level
  • increased level of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia) which may cause gout.
  • disturbances in the levels of electrolytes (e.g potassium, calcium, magnesium) in the blood
  • sensation of ringing or other noise in the ears (tinnitus)
  • abnormal enlargement of breasts in men (gynecomastia)
  • disturbance in the normal numbers of blood cells in the blood
  • severe blistering skin reactions
  • anemia causing tiredness, breathlessness, unusual bleeding or bruising
  • changes in the body seen in tests such as levels of cholesterol, glucose, uric acid
  • gout
  • changes in vision including blurred or yellow vision
  • light-headedness, sensations of pressure in the head, headache, drowsiness, weakness, changes in vision, dry mouth, dizziness when standing
  • irregular heartbeat
  • muscle cramps or weakness
  • changes in the amount or need to urinate
  • tiredness
  • dry mouth, thirst, feeling or being sick, changes in bowel movements including diarrhea and constipation
  • deafness (sometimes irreversible)
  • skin rashes
  • involuntary movements of the muscle
  • inflammation or failure of the kidney which may cause back pain or changes in the amount or need to urinate
Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use after the expiry date
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