Zilokem 20mg Tablet 10'S

Hypertension Rx required
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10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.43.00

What is ZILOKEM?

  • ZILOKEM contains Azilsartan Medoxomil which belongs to a class of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists (AIIRAs)
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What ZILOKEM is used for?

  • ZILOKEM is used for treating high blood pressure (essential hypertension) in adults

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Talk to your doctor before taking ZILOKEM, If you,

  • are allergic to Azilsartan medoxomil or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have diabetes
  • are on dialysis or had a recent kidney transplant
  • have severe liver or kidney disease
  • have heart problems (including heart failure, recent heart attack)
  • have ever had a stroke
  • have low blood pressure
  • recently had severe vomiting or have diarrhoea
  • have raised levels of potassium in your blood (as shown in blood tests)
  • have a disease of the adrenal gland called primary hyperaldosteronism
  • ZILOKEM is not recommended in early pregnancy, and must not be taken when more than 3 months pregnant, as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used after the third month of pregnancy
  • If you are breast feeding ask your doctor before taking this medicine
  • This medicine should not be given to children or adolescents
  • If you feel tired or dizzy when taking this medicine, do not drive or use any tools or machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • Lithium (a medicine for mental health problems)
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, diclofenac or celecoxib (medicines to relieve pain and inflammation)
  • Acetylsalicylic acid if taking more than 3 g per day (medicine to relieve pain and inflammation)
  • potassium supplements, potassium-sparing medicines or salt substitutes containing potassium
  • Heparin (a medicine as blood thinners)
  • Diuretics
  • Aliskiren or other medicines to lower your blood pressure (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker, such as Ramipril or Telmisartan, Irbesartan)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • It is important to keep take ZILOKEM every day at the same time
  • Take the tablet with plenty of water
  • You can take this medicine with or without food
  • The usual starting dose is 40 mg once a day
  • If you suffer from mild or moderate liver disease your doctor may recommend a lower starting dose of 20 mg once a day

If you take more ZILOKEM

  • If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor immediately
  • You may feel faint or dizzy if you have taken more

 

If you forget to take ZILOKEM

  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
  • Just take the next dose at the usual time

 

If you stop taking ZILOKEM

  • Do not stop taking ZILOKEM without first talking to your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them

  • difficulties in breathing, or swallowing, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat (angioedema)
  • itching of the skin with raised lumps
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • increased blood creatine phosphokinase (an indicator of muscle damage)
  • low blood pressure, which may make you feel faint or dizzy
  • feeling tired
  • swelling of the hands, ankles or feet (peripheral oedema)
  • skin rash and itching
  • nausea
  • muscle spasms
  • increased serum creatinine in the blood (an indicator of kidney function)
  • increased uric acid in the blood
  • decreased levels of haemoglobin
  • low blood pressure

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