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General Information on Xipamide

Generic Name : Xipamide

Pronunciation : Zee-pah-mide

Latest prescription information about Xipamide. 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 : Y54.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Diuretics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Xipamide

India : 

International : 

Aquaphor, Aquaphoril, Aquex, Diurex, Diurexan, Neotri, Xipa Tad, Xipagamma, Xipa-Isis, Xipamid Aaa-Pharma, Xipamid Abz, Xipamid Al, Xipamid Beta, Xipamid Billix, Xipamid Heumann, Xipamid Hexal, Xipamid Sandoz, Xipamid Stada, Xipamid, Xipamid-1a Pharma, Xipamid-Ct, Xipamid-Ratiopharm

Why is Xipamide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a sulfonamide diuretic agent, prescribed for high blood pressure and fluid retention. It increases the removal of salts from the blood.

When should Xipamide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with Addison's disease, kidney failure, electrolyte deficiency and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Xipamide?

Adult: PO- Edema- Initial: 40 mg/day in the morning, reduced to 20 mg/day if needed. Max: 80 mg/day.
HTN- 20 mg/day in the morning.

How should Xipamide be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Xipamide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, blood disorder, joint pain/stiffness, decreased level of minerals in blood, urinary problems, narrowing of blood vessels, who are taking other medications, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may lead to dehydration, drink adequate water or fluid.

Take proper diet as directed by your physician.

Monitor blood pressure, heart, liver and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Xipamide?

  Common:Gastrointestinal disturbances, dizziness, decreased potassium level in blood, high level of uric acid in the blood and increased urination.
  Rare: Allergic skin reactions such as rashes and hives.

What are the other precautions for Xipamide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Xipamide?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.


Schedule : H

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