Planep 50 Tablet is a medicine known as a diuretic (water pill). It is mainly used in the treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce swelling (edema) caused by some other conditions.
Planep 50 Tablet can be taken with or without food, but you should take it, in the same way, each time to get the most benefit. Taking it with food can reduce some side effects and taking it early in the day can prevent you from having to get up at night to go to the toilet. You should keep using this medicine as it has been prescribed, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. If you are being treated for high blood pressure, lifestyle changes such as taking regular exercise and changes to your diet may increase the effectiveness of this medicine.
The common side effects include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, headache, and cough. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects.
You should be careful about using Planep 50 Tablet if you have kidney problems or are unable to urinate. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney, liver, or heart disease or you are pregnant. Also let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are using as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. While using this medicine, you may be advised to limit your intake of salt or salt substitutes, and you should have your blood pressure checked frequently. Some other tests will be done to monitor your progress.
Uses of Planep Tablet
- Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Treatment of Edema
- Treatment of Heart failure
Benefits of Planep Tablet
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
In Treatment of Edema
Side effects of Planep Tablet
Common side effects of Planep
- Flu-like symptoms
- Increased potassium level in blood
- Increased creatinine level in blood
How to use Planep Tablet
How Planep Tablet works
Use of Planep 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Use of Planep 50 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available is limited.