Blopress Plus

Blopress Plus

candesartan + hydrochlorothiazide

Manufacturer:

Celltrion Healthcare

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per 8/12.5 mg tab Candesartan 8 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Per 16/12.5 mg tab Candesartan 16 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
Indications/Uses
Essential HTN.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min/1.73 m2 BSA) or anuria, severe hepatic impairment &/or cholestasis, refractory hypokalaemia & hypercalcaemia or gout. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Renal artery stenosis, intravascular vol depletion, renal impairment/kidney transplantation, anesth & surgery, hepatic impairment, aortic & mitral valve stenosis & obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, primary hyperaldosteronism, electrolyte imbalance, metabolic & endocrine effects.
Adverse Reactions
Mild & transient headache, dizziness, vertigo.
Drug Interactions
Hydrochlorothiazide: Lithium, NSAIDs, cholestyramine, skeletal muscle relaxants.
ATC Classification
C09DA06 - candesartan and diuretics ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) in combination with diuretics. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Blopress Plus 8/12.5 mg tab
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
Form
Blopress Plus 16/12.5 mg tab
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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