FAQs ABOUT ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG
What are the uses of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG is used in adults to treat hypertension. It effectively controls blood pressure, where azilsartan acts by relaxing the blood vessels and chlorthalidone acts by increasing the excretion of sodium and water from the body in the form of urine. Collectively, they relax blood vessels, improves blood flow and reduces blood pressure.
What type of a drug is ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG is an antihypertensive medicine used to reduce elevated blood pressure. It contains a combination of two medicines called azilsartan and chlorthalidone. Azilsartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker and chlorthalidone is a thiazide-diuretic. They both acts together in reducing blood pressure.
What are the side effects of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG may make you feel dizzy or faint. Therefore, be cautious while you drive or operate any tools that requires proper attention. Other common side effects of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG are low blood potassium levels, tiredness, or muscle spasms. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Can the use of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG cause kidney problems?
Yes. The use of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG may affect your kidney functions. It is strictly not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems. It should be used with caution in patients with other kidney problems (such as dialysis or any recent kidney transplant). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG as a precaution.
Can ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG reduce blood pressure?
Yes. ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG effectively controls blood pressure in patients with hypertension.
What happens when I stop taking ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
Do not stop taking ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG without consulting your doctor as your blood pressure may raise once again. Make sure to take ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.
What is the best time to take ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG can be taken with or without meals. Your doctor will decide the best time for you to take ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG based on your age, body weight and disease condition.
How long will it take for ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG to show the results?
You might be able to notice a reduction in your blood pressure within 1-2 weeks of starting therapy with ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG. However, it may take around 4 weeks for you to notice the maximum benefits. Therefore, continue to take ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG as advised by your doctor.
What to do if I forgot to take a dose of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG?
If you have missed a dose of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of ZILARTA CT 40/6.25MG to compensate the missed ones.