Diurix 2.5 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Bal Pharma Ltd.
Composition: Indapamide
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Diurix 2.5 mg Tablet is a diuretic used to reduce high blood pressure as well as edema (swelling) and fluid retention caused by heart diseases. It should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure and electrolytes level is necessary while taking this medicine.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Diurix 2.5 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 3 hours after oral administration.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 8 to 12 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

moderate

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. The combination may increase the risk of dizziness, fainting, and very low blood pressure. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine. Report any incidence of breathing difficulty or dizziness to the doctor immediately.

Is it habit forming?

No habit-forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Diurix 2.5 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Diurix 2.5 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Indap 2.5 mg TabletOrchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Inditor 2.5 mg TabletIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Lorvas 2.5 mg TabletTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Natritor 2.5 mg TabletIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

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