Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet

Manufactured byIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsIndapamide
Description

Inditor 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.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet

  • Increased urination
  • Dry mouth
  • Hypotension
  • Itching or rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling
  • Muscle cramps
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Irregular heartbeat

Uses of Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Edema
  • Hypertension
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • 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?
    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.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to indapamide.

Anuria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with anuria (a condition where the kidney is unable to produce urine) due to the increased risk of severe side effects.
Warnings for special population

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.

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.
General warnings

Hepatic dysfunction

Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to an increase in the risk of serious adverse effects including coma. Close monitoring of liver function is advised while taking this medicine. Report any symptoms of confusion or jaundice to the doctor on priority. Therapy with the medicine may need to be discontinued based on the clinical condition.

Renal disease

Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet may cause Azotemia in patients with a known history of a severe renal disease. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Volume and electrolyte depletion

Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet may alter the blood volume levels and electrolytes levels. This may cause dizziness, dry mouth, and acid-base imbalance. Close monitoring of blood pressure and electrolytes levels is necessary while taking this medicine. Report any symptoms such as weakness, lethargy, muscle pain, drowsiness, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures and dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Lupus Erythematosus

Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with lupus erythematosus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

If a dose of Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

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.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Cisapride

Lithium

Amiodarone

Insulin

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with bronchial asthma due to the increased risk of sensitivity reactions. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with diabetes due to the increased risk of hypoglycemia. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Hyperlipidemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperlipidemia since it may further increase the blood triglycerides and cholesterol levels. Close monitoring of blood triglycerides and cholesterol levels is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Hyperparathyroidism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperparathyroidism due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of blood calcium levels is recommended for such patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Hyperuricemia

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hyperuricemia due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of uric acid levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

Thyroid function tests

This medicine may decrease the serum protein-bound iodine levels. This factor should be taken into account when interpreting thyroid function tests' results. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing thyroid function tests.
Take Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Take this medicine at daytime to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink an adequate amount of water. Monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes levels is necessary while taking this medicine. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Report any adverse effects to the doctor on priority.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Inditor 2.5 mg Tablet works by increasing the excretion of water and sodium from the kidneys. This helps in bringing down the blood pressure as well as swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Thiazide diuretics

Schedule

Schedule H

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