FAQs ABOUT MINILACTONE
What is the use of MINILACTONE?
MINILACTONE is a prescription medicine used to treat edema associated with various heart, liver, or kidney problems. It removes excess water accumulated in the body via urine.
Can I take MINILACTONE daily?
Take MINILACTONE as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take MINILACTONE every day or not.
What are the possible side effects of MINILACTONE?
The most common side effects of [GBKEYWORD] are headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, muscle pain and increased urination. It may also cause impotence in men. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect bothers you. Also inform your doctor immediately if you experience irregular heartbeat, joint pain, muscle pain, extreme dizziness or fainting or severe stomach pain after taking MINILACTONE.
What is the best time to take MINILACTONE?
It is advisable to take MINILACTONE in the morning preferably after meals. Avoid taking MINILACTONE at night as it may make urinate more at night which may affect your sleep. However, consult your doctor regarding the time of administration of MINILACTONE.
How long does it take for MINILACTONE to show the results?
It may take a few weeks for MINILACTONE to show the results, and so take MINILACTONE regularly as advised by your physician to see the optimum results.
Can MINILACTONE cause dizziness?
Yes. MINILACTONE may cause dizziness due to the loss of fluids from the body. To avoid this, keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor if you experience extreme dizziness.
Can I consume alcohol while taking MINILACTONE?
Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking MINILACTONE as it might make you feel dizzy or faint even when you change posture.
Do I have any food restrictions while taking MINILACTONE?
Avoid foods rich in potassium such as bananas, dry fruits, lentils, dairy products, and salt substitutes containing potassium while taking MINILACTONE. It is because MINILACTONE can reabsorb potassium in the kidneys, and so additionally consumption of potassium rich foods or supplements may further increase the levels of potassium in the blood.
Do we need any laboratory investigations while taking MINILACTONE?
Yes. MINILACTONE may alter the electrolyte balance in your body, and make you feel tired or dehydrated very easily. To avoid this, your doctor would regularly monitor your serum electrolyte levels and increase or decrease the dose of this medicine accordingly.
Can MINILACTONE reduce my weight?
MINILACTONE does not have any impact on reducing your weight. But, due to removal of excess water from the body, you may experience a slight reduction in body weight.
Can I take MINILACTONE to reduce my postpartum belly?
No. MINILACTONE is not indicated for use in postpartum women. Do not take MINILACTONE unless your doctor has prescribed it. It is not advisable to breastfeed while taking MINILACTONE. Consult your doctor before taking MINILACTONE.
Can MINILACTONE cause cancer?
No. Research does not suggest any risk of cancer while taking [GBNEYWORD]. If you are doubtful consult your doctor for advice.
Can I take MINILACTONE on my own?
No. MINILACTONE is a prescription medicine. It should be used only when prescribed by a physician. Do not take MINILACTONE on your own without consulting your doctor.
Can MINILACTONE affect sense of hearing?
Yes. Some rare cases of hearing loss have been reported with the use of MINILACTONE. This condition is often reversible after discontinuing therapy with MINILACTONE. However, consult your doctor immediately if you experience any disturbances in the sense of hearing.
Can the use of MINILACTONE cause frequent urination?
Yes. MINILACTONE may cause frequent urination. It tends to excrete the accumulated fluid from the body in the form of urine. As a result, you may experience an increase in tendency to urinate. If this bothers you, contact your doctor.
Can the use of [GNKEYWORD] make me more tired?
Yes. MINILACTONE may make you feel tired easily because it removes the excess fluids from the body. This reduces your energy levels and make you feel very tired. To avoid this, keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. If you experience extreme tiredness that hinders your daily activities, consult your doctor for advice.