Adelphane Esidrex Tablet

Introduction

Adelphane Esidrex Tablet is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of future heart attack and stroke.

Adelphane Esidrex Tablet should be taken with or without food preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Nausea, loss of appetite, headache are some common side effects of this medicine. Consult your doctor If any of these bother you, or get worse, or Do not go away. It is advised to avoid getting overheated in hot weather or during exercise, as it may lead to dehydration and make you feel dizzy. Drink plenty of fluids while taking medicine to overcome muscle weakness, dry mouth and extreme thirst. Dizziness or headache may occur due to low blood pressure, hence rise slowly from sitting position or avoid driving.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions. You should have your blood pressure, kidney function, level of electrolytes, and blood sugar level checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly.

Uses of Adelphane Esidrex Tablet

Side effects of Adelphane Esidrex Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Adelphane Esidrex

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased heart rate
  • Flushing of skin
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Electrolyte imbalance

How to use Adelphane Esidrex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Adelphane Esidrex Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Adelphane Esidrex Tablet works

Adelphane Esidrex Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Reserpine, Dihydralazine and Hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Reserpine is a biogenic amine depletor and Dihydralazine is a potassium channel opener. They work by relaxing blood vessels which allows more blood and oxygen to reach the heart and other organs. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Adelphane Esidrex Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adelphane Esidrex Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adelphane Esidrex Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Adelphane Esidrex Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Adelphane Esidrex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Adelphane Esidrex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Adelphane Esidrex Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
Adelphane Esidrex Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Adelphane Esidrex Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.