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Eptus 50 mg treats hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders like heart attacks, strokes, angina, congestive heart failure, and renal problems. Eplerenone is the primary active ingredient present in this medicine. Eplerenone belongs to a special class of Spiro-lactone medication and is a widely used steroidal derivative. It is a member of the anti-mineralocorticoid group and is used primarily to treat chronic heart disorders. These drugs help the body get rid of excess water but prevent the loss of potassium ions. Eplerenone has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to be considered for sale under the list of most essential medications.
The initial recommended dosage of this drug is 50 mg once every day. Always read the instructions on the medicine packaging as well; detailed instructions will be there. In the case of any queries, feel free to contact your physician. Keep taking medicine as per schedule, and give it at least two weeks for any results. Eptus is manufactured in the form of a tablet, and it can easily be consumed orally with a sufficient amount of water. The doctor has instructed that it can be consumed either with a meal or without a meal. The medicine will generally show its full effect within a month or two. Continue to use this medicine as your physician has instructed, even if you start feeling better.
Avoid using Eptus if you are allergic to any ingredient of this drug. It is very necessary to take a test dose of this medicine. Please provide your doctor with the detail of your medical background. Take medicine according to the instruction of your doctor. Avoid smoking if you are already taking this medicine. Smoking can work against the effectiveness of this drug. Do not drink alcoholic beverages if you are advised to take this drug. Alcohol may alter the working mechanism of this medication. If you are a patient of hyperkalaemia, please avoid using this medicine.
This drug can cause additional medical problems. You should avoid taking this drug if you already suffer from renal problems or liver ailments. Taking this drug in such conditions can damage your kidney and cause liver cirrhosis. Using Eptus drugs and some medications can lead to severe complications. Some of the drugs with which Eptus is known to interact are Ketoconazole, Itraconazole, Rifampicin, Erythromycin, Saquinavir, Verapamil, and Diuretics like furosemide.
Common side effects of using this drug are Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach discomfort, Cough, Runny nose, Hyperkalaemia, and Tiredness. Eptus can also cause dizziness, gynecomastia, impotence, and a high level of creatinine synthesis. If you feel dizzy, avoid driving or taking part in any physical or mental activity in which you need to be alert.