Eprosartan


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Concomitant use w/ aliskiren in patients w/ diabetes and renal impairment (GFR <60 mL/min). Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ CHF, volume depletion, unstented unilateral or bilateral renal artery stenosis, significant aortic or mitral stenosis. Hepatic and renal impairment. Lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor BP, electrolytes, serum creatinine, BUN, K levels.
Adverse Reactions
Fatigue, depression, hypertriglyceridaemia, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, UTI, upper resp tract infection, rhinitis, pharyngitis, cough, viral infection, injury, dizziness, headache, arthralgia, back pain, rash, pruritus.
Drug Interactions
May increase serum lithium levels and toxicity. Additive hyperkalaemic effect when used w/ K-sparing diuretics, K supplements or K-containing salt substitutes. NSAIDs may attenuate antihypertensive effect and result in deterioration of renal function including possible acute renal failure.
ATC Classification
C09CA02 - eprosartan ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II antagonists. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
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