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      Co-Renitec Tablets 10Mg/25Mg (1 Strip = 10 Tablets)

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      Co-Renitec Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

      Yes

      Generics

      Enalapril Maleate + Hydrochlorothiazide

      Used For

      Hypertension

      How it works

      Enalapril maleate : Enalapril, after hydrolysis to enalaprilat, inhibits angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). The mechanism through which enalapril lowers blood pressure is believed to be primarily suppression of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. ACE is a peptidyl dipeptidase that catalyzes the conversion of angiotensin I to the vasoconstrictor substance, angiotensin II. Angiotensin II also stimulates aldosterone secretion by the adrenal cortex. Inhibition of ACE results in decreased plasma angiotensin II, which leads to decreased vasopressor activity and to decreased aldosterone secretion. In patients treated with enalapril maleate plus a thiazide diuretic, there was essentially no change in serum potassium. Hydrochlorothiazide : Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It affects the distal renal tubular mechanism of electrolyte reabsorption. Hydrochlorothiazide increases excretion of sodium and chloride in approximately equivalent amounts. Natriuresis may be accompanied by some loss of potassium and bicarbonate.

      Co-Renitec Tablets Usage And Safety

      Dosage

      Enalapril Maleate + Hydrochlorothiazide

      Side Effects

      • Headache, depression, fainting • low blood pressure (which may make you feel dizzy when you stand up) • chest pain • heart rhythm changes, fast heart beat • shortness of breath • diarrhoea, pain around your stomach area (abdomen), changes in taste, feeling tired • rash • increased blood potassium level, increases in serum creatinine (both are usually detected by a test) • low levels of potassium in the blood, which can cause muscle weakness, twitching or abnormal heart rhythm, increased levels of cholesterol, increased levels of triglycerides, increased levels of uric acid in the blood • muscle cramps.

      Drug Interactions

      Sirolimus, everolimus , potassium sparing ‘water tablets’ (diuretics) such as spironolactone, eplerenone, triamterene or amiloride, potassium supplements, or potassium-containing salt substitutes , ‘water tablets’ (diuretics such as thiazides, furosemide, bumetanide), nitroglycerine, nitrates, vasodilators, methyldopa and angiotensin II receptor antagonists (e.g. candesartan, irbesartan and losartan) , lithium , barbiturates , phenothiazines , cholestyramine or colestipol , corticotropin , probenecid, sulfinpyrazone and allopurinol , ciclosporin , procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol, quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide, dofetilide oributilide , digitalis , carbenoxolone , carbamazepine , amphoteracin B .

      Indication

      It is used to treat Hypertension.

      When not to Use

      Do not take Enalapril Maleate and Hydrochlorothiazide: • If you are allergic to enalapril, hydrochlorothiazide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine • If you have severe kidney problems • If you are not passing urine • If you have previously suffered from swelling of the extremities, face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue (angioedema) when treated with other ACE inhibitors such as ramipril or under any other circumstances .

      Co-Renitec Tablets Precautions

      Precaution

      If hypotension occurs, the patient should be placed in a supine position and if necessary, should receive an intravenous infusion of normal saline. A transient hypotensive response is not a contra-indication to further doses, which can usually be given without difficulty once the blood pressure has increased after volume expansion.

      Co-Renitec Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      If you have a kidney problem (including kidney transplantation). These may lead to higher levels of potassium in your blood which can be serious. Your doctor may need to adjust your dose of Enalapril or monitor your blood level of potassium.

      Warning 2

      If you have low blood pressure (you may notice this as faintness or dizziness, especially when standing) .

      Warning 3

      If you have diabetes and are taking antidiabetic agents or insulin to control your diabetes; you should closely monitor your blood for low blood glucose levels especially during the first month of treatment. The level of potassium in your blood can also be higher.

      Co-Renitec Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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