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General Information on Eprosartan

Generic Name : Eprosartan

Pronunciation : EP-roe-SAR-tan

Latest prescription information about Eprosartan. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Angiotensin Receptor Blockers

Trade Names/Brand Names of Eprosartan

International- Teveten.

Why is Eprosartan Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for hypertension. It works by relaxing blood vessels.

When should Eprosartan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Eprosartan?

PO- The usual recommended starting dose is 600 mg once daily.

How should Eprosartan be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Eprosartan?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, blood vessel problems, poor blood circulation, kidney disease, sugar, stroke, dehydration, life-threatening allergic reactions, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

It may cause a serious life-threatening allergic reactions such as swelling of the hands, face, lips, eyes throat, or tongue; difficulty swallowing or breathing; or hoarseness.

Monitor blood pressure, blood electrolyte levels, and heart, kidney, or liver function regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Eprosartan?

   Body as a Whole : Viral infection, injury and fatigue.
   Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain.
   Metabolic : High blood cholesterol.
   Musculoskeletal : Joint pain.
   Central Nervous System : Depression.
   Respiratory : Upper respiratory tract infection, inflammation of nose, pharynx and increased cough.
   Genitourinary : Urinary tract infection.

What are the other precautions for Eprosartan?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Eprosartan?

Store it at controlled room temperature (20 - 25C).

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