Norten

Norten

imidapril

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

United Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Imidapril HCl
Indications/Uses
Essential (mild to moderate) & severe HTN. Heart failure. Proteinuria. Diabetic nephropathy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 5-10 mg/day, may be increased up to 20 mg/day. Elderly, patient w/ renal & hepatic impairment, severe HTN, renal HTN & at risk of 1st dose HTN 2.5 mg/day. Heart failure Initially 2.5 mg/day. Max dose: 10 mg/day. Proteinuria/diabetic nephropathy Initially 2.5 mg/day. Max dose: 5 mg/day.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 15 min before meals. However, when initiating therapy, 1st dose should be given at bedtime.
Contraindications
History of angioneurotic edema, hereditary or idiopathic angioedema, renovascular HTN, renal failure w/ or w/o hemodialysis. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Renal disease, unilateral or bilateral renal artery stenosis, Na depletion or hypovolemia; patients undergoing dialysis, major surgery or during anesth. Elderly. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Severe hypotension; tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmias, angina pectoris, MI, transient ischemic attacks, cerebral hemorrhage; cough; diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gastritis, abdominal pain, constipation, dry mouth, cholestatic icterus, hepatitis, pancreatitis, ileus.
Drug Interactions
K-sparing diuretics, K supplements, other diuretics, other antihypertensives, lithium, cytostatic or immunosuppressive agents, systemic corticosteroids, procainamide, rifampicin, NSAIDs, oral hypoglycemic agents, antacids, alcohol, allopurinol, sympathomimetics.
ATC Classification
C09AA16 - imidapril ; Belongs to the class of ACE inhibitors. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Norten tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P17.67/tab, P1,767/box)
Form
Norten tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,376/box, P13.76/tab)
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