Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medications called 'anti-hypertensives' primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure is a chronic (long-term) condition in which blood pressure is elevated persistently in higher than normal levels. If left untreated, this condition can increase the risk of heart-related diseases like heart attack, heart failure, stroke, and irregular heartbeat, and leads to other complications.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's contains ‘Azilsartan medoxomil’, is an angiotensin-II receptor antagonist (AIIRAs), which narrows and relaxes the constricted blood vessels increasing the blood pressure; therefore, blocking angiotensin can result in widening of the narrowed blood vessels. This effect allows the blood to flow more smoothly in the blood vessels.
Take Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's with or without food or as directed by your doctor. The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. The common side-effects of Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's are dizziness, diarrhoea, low blood pressure, nausea, muscle spasms, skin rash, and itching. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience severe diarrhoea, considerable weight loss, or other unwanted effects.
Do not take Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to ‘azilsartan medoxomil’ or any ingredients present in it. A Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's should not be used in pregnant women who are more than 3 months pregnant, patients with diabetes or kidney failure, and do not use blood pressure-lowering medicine containing aliskiren. Inform your doctor if you are taking potassium supplements or any other prescription or non-prescription drugs. Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
Hypertension (high blood pressure).
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's contains ‘Azilsartan medoxomil’ which belongs to the class of ‘antihypertensives’. It is primarily used to reduce high blood pressure. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB) that blocks the hormone angiotensin. Angiotensin narrows the blood vessels increasing the blood pressure; therefore blocking angiotensin can widen the narrowed blood vessels. This effect allows the blood to flow more smoothly in the blood vessels and lower blood pressure.
Do not take Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to ‘azilsartan medoxomil’ or any other ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, heart problems, diabetes, or kidney problems, and taking blood pressure-lowering medication containing aliskiren. Also, inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs and nutritional supplements. Take Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's with caution if you have kidney, severe liver disease, have a disease of the adrenal gland called primary hyperaldosteronism, have raised potassium levels in the blood, or if you are on dialysis. During treatment, seek medical attention if you experience severe, persistent diarrhoea and substantial weight loss.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's may interact with Lithium (a medicine for mental health problems), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, heparin (a medicine for thinning the blood), diuretics (water tablets), Aliskiren or other medicines to lower your blood pressure (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker, such as enalapril, lisinopril, ramipril or valsartan, telmisartan).
Drug-Food Interactions: Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's may interact with high potassium-containing food and drinks. Also, alcohol should not be consumed while taking Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems, liver disease, heart failure, diabetes, hyperkalemia (increased potassium levels in the blood), and adrenal gland problems.
Alcohol should not be taken while using Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's. It may worsen the health condition.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's is a category C medicine and causes harmful effects to the fetus. So it is not recommended to use in pregnant women.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's should not be given to breastfeeding mothers.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and affect your ability to drive.
If u have or had history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking medicine. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
If u have or had history or evidence of any Kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking medicine. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age.
Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and electrolyte levels in your blood at regular intervals while using Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's.
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Hypertension: It is a chronic (long-term) condition in which blood pressure is elevated persistently at higher than normal levels. It occurs when the blood’s force against the wall of blood vessels is too high. This condition can cause chest pain (angina) and heart attack (when blood supply to the heart is blocked). Additionally, high blood pressure also causes damage to the brain, kidneys, and eyes. The risk of high blood pressure complications increases with the following: obesity, smoking, diabetes, alcohol intake, lack of physical inactivity, stress, and kidney diseases.
Altoran 40mg Tablet 10's
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