Renopress-XL 5 Tablet

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet

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Introduction

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called as alpha-blocker. It is used to treat high blood pressure and lower your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. It may also be used to treat heart failure and mild enlargement of the prostate gland in men.

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. It can be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. Follow the advice of your doctor on what is right for you. You need to use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it so keep taking it even if you feel well. High blood pressure does not usually have symptoms. If you stop taking it, your blood pressure may rise and put you at risk of heart attack or stroke. You may need to take it for the rest of your life.

The most common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, nausea, and unusual beating of the heart (palpitation). Most side effects disappear when you get used to the medicine. If they bother you or do go away, talk to your doctor. It may also cause your blood pressure to go too low especially when you first start taking this medicine. Some side effects may be serious and need urgent medical attention. Your doctor may be able to help with ways of preventing or reducing side effects.

If you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor before using this medicine. Also talk to your doctor before taking it if you have heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disease and if you are having eye surgery for a cataract. Your blood pressure will need to be checked regularly while using this medicine.

Benefits of Renopress Tablet ER

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet works by relaxing your blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure. If your blood pressure is controlled, you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or kidney problems. The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You may not feel the immediate benefit after taking the medicine, however, it works in the long term to keep you well.

In Heart failure

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet is usually used in the treatment of heart failure when other medicines are no longer working or have not worked at all. It works by relaxing your blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Medicine improves your heart function and helps reduce the symptoms of congestion. To get the most benefits from the medicine, it should be taken regularly and as long as the doctor has prescribed.

In Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet works by relaxing the muscles in your prostate gland and at the base of your bladder. This can make it easier for you to pass urine and reduce the need to urinate urgently or frequently.

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Side effects of Renopress Tablet ER

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 Renopress

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Low energy
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea

How to use Renopress Tablet ER

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. Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Renopress Tablet ER works

Renopress-XL 5 Tablet is an alpha blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Renopress-XL 5 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
Renopress-XL 5 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
Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Renopress-XL 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.

Liver

CAUTION
Renopress-XL 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Renopress-XL 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Renopress Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Renopress-XL 5 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.