- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for REPACE-AF TAB and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Available Alternatives for REPACE-AF TAB
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OverviewREPACE-AF TAB is a Schedule H drug.
REPACE-AF TAB is composed of: LOSARTAN POTASSIUM (50 MG), AMLODIPINE BESILATE (5 MG)
Losartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.Losartan is used to slow long-term kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes who also have high blood pressure.Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
Amlodipine is an vasodilatory product used to treat high blood pressure (Hypertension). It is used in the treatment of Angina to help prevent of chest pain and other conditions caused by coronary artery diseases. Lowering the blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems. It belong to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers.
UsageLOSARTAN POTASSIUM is generally used to treat: Hypertension, Diabetic Nephropathy
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM can address symptoms like: Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Slow Or Irregular Breathing
AMLODIPINE BESILATE is generally used to treat: Hypertension
AMLODIPINE BESILATE can address symptoms like: Chest Pain, Dizziness, Body Excessive Sweating, Nausea
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?REPACE-AF TAB is generally taken Before Food.
Precautions for REPACE-AF TAB and its Constituents
- Do not use if you are pregnant.
- You should not use this medication if you are allergic to losartan.
- If you have diabetes, do not use losartan together with any medication that contains aliskiren.
- Take losartan exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label.
- Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
- Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Your blood pressure will need to be checked often.
- It may take 3 to 6 weeks of using losartan before your blood pressure is under control.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of losartan.
- Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Symptoms of OverdosageLOSARTAN POTASSIUM over-dosage can result in: Dizziness, Fainting
AMLODIPINE BESILATE over-dosage can result in: Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Palpitations (fluttering In Chest)
Common Side-EffectsLOSARTAN POTASSIUM : Insomnia, Heartburn, Indigestion, Fever, Runny Nose, Sneezing, Throat Soreness, Cold, Cough, Legs Pain, Head Headache, Abdomen Pain, Dizziness, Fatigue (tiredness), Difficulty Sleeping, Chills, Pale Skin, Nausea, Body Pain, Nasal Congestion, Back Pain, Belching, Body Loss Of Movement, Knees Joint Pain, Joint Pain, Eyes Pain, Abdomen Discomfort, Weight Gain
AMLODIPINE BESILATE : Ankles Swelling
Serious Side-EffectsLOSARTAN POTASSIUM : Anxiety, Depression, Blindness, Night Terrors, Hyperkalemia, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Anxiety, Eyes Blurred Vision, Confusion, Difficulty Breathing, Pain With Urination, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Irregular Heartbeat, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Lower Back Pain, Hands Tingling, Feet Tingling, Shortness Of Breath, Slurred Speech, Loss Of Voice, Eyes Change In Vision
Rare Side-EffectsLOSARTAN POTASSIUM : Dry Skin, Skin Rash, Chest Pain, Arms Pain, Back Pain, Chest Discomfort, Lightheadedness, Difficulty Talking, Pounding Heart (pulse), Body Excessive Sweating, Jaws Pain, Face Swelling, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body, Legs Weakness, Ankles Joint Pain, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Decreased Taste, Increased Passing Gas, Abdomen Painful Bowel Movements, Loss Of Appetite, Hair Loss, Hearing Loss, Weight Loss (unintentional), Body Discoloration
AMLODIPINE BESILATE : Eyes Blurred Vision, Throat Soreness, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body, Constipation, Anxiety, Belching, Hearing Loss
Disease InteractionsAMLODIPINE BESILATE can interfere with: Hypotension, Congestive Heart Disease, Coronary Artery Disease
Technical ClassificationLOSARTAN POTASSIUM is categorized as: ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKERS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
AMLODIPINE BESILATE is categorized as: CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKING AGENTS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
Available Alternatives for REPACE-AF TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|REPACE-AF TAB||INR 67 for 10 TABLETS||LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 50 MG, AMLODIPINE BESILATE 5 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|DIPRESS HL TAB||LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 50 MG, HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG, AMLODIPINE BESILATE 5 MG|