GOPTEN caps. 4 mg. 28 capsules
GOPTEN caps. 4 mg. 28 capsules
What does capsules?
Gopten 4 mg capsules are used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Capsules may be prescribed and to protect the heart from heart attack.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE GOPTEN 4 MG?
1. Do not start taking Gopten 4 mg capsules if you answer "Yes" to any of these questions:
Are you pregnant? Are you planning a pregnancy? Are you breast feeding? (It is important to avoid becoming pregnant and not breast-feed while taking Gopten 4 mg capsules).
Are you aware that you have a condition called aortic stenosis (narrowing of one of the heart valves) or other obstructions that slow blood flow in the heart?
Are you allergic (sensitive) to trandolapril or any of the excipients in Gopten 4 mg capsules?
Have you ever had a condition known as angioedema or Quincke's edema? (This is a severe allergic skin reaction.)
2. If you answer "Yes" to any of begging after the introduction, you should tell your doctor or matsevt lighthouse, before taking Gopten 4 mg:
Take you long diuretics (water substance) follow a low salt diet?
Have you recently severe or prolonged illness or diarrhea?
Did you ever doctor that you have intolerance to certain sugars? Gopten 4 mg capsules contain lactose and this medicine may not be suitable for you if you have a hereditary intolerance to lactose.
Have you ever had an allergic reaction to other ACE inhibitors (such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat with difficulty in swallowing or breathing)?
If you are on kidney dialysis, tell the nurse or doctor that you are taking Gopten 4 mg. Some types of dialysis membranes may not be appropriate.
Tell your doctor if you have any of these conditions: liver or kidney problems, diabetes, heart failure or a condition known as collagen vascular disease (this condition is sometimes called connective tissue disease such as lupus or scleroderma).
3. Be sure to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following:
other medicines for high blood pressure.
Diuretics (water tablets) or potassium supplements.
Anti-inflammatory painkillers (eg ibuprofen, diclofenac, indomethacin).
Lithium or tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline, dothiepin).
Medicines group called strong tranquilizers (eg chlorpromazine. Thioridazine, Flew-pentiksol).
sympathomimetics - include ephedrine. pseudoephedrine, salbutamol, which may be contained in some decongestants, cough or cold, and against asthma.
Allopurinol (for gout) or procainamide (for arrhythmias).
Drugs that suppress the immune system (immunosuppressants such as cyclosporine), steroid medications (such as prednisone, hydrocortisone) or anticancer drugs.
Medicines for diabetes.
What to remember about 4 MG GOPTEN
If you need surgery, it is important to tell your surgeon or dentist that you are taking Gopten 4 mg. This may adversely affect the anesthesia or other medications.
Remember to tell your doctor or nurse that you are taking Gopten 4 mg, if you have to give a sample of blood or urine. This can adversely affect the results of laboratory tests.
Gopten not suitable for children
Is it safe to drive or C machine?
A few people Gopten 4 mg can cause feelings of dizziness or fainting, especially at the beginning of taking the capsules. It may be aggravated by alcohol, even in small quantities. Several hours after the first dose or increasing the dose 4 mg Gopten do not drive, operate machinery or do other activities that require alertness. Wait to see how it will feel tablets.
HOW TO TAKE GOPTEN 4 MG?
Follow your doctor's instructions about how and when to take the capsules, and look on the package label. Your pharmacist will also help if you are unsure. Swallow the capsules whole without chewing them. You can place them in a glass of water if it helps. The number of capsules that you take depends on the condition being treated. If you are already taking diuretics, your doctor may tell you to reduce their dosage or even stop them before they start taking Gopten 4 mg.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) The usual starting dose is 0.5 mg capsules once daily. Perhaps your doctor will increase the dose to one capsule 1 mg or 2 mg once daily. The maximum dose is 4 mg Gopten day.
After a heart attack
Normal treatment begins soon after a heart attack, usually with small doses of 0.5 mg daily. The doctor will probably gradually increasing doses, excluded by the wording to 4 mg daily. Patients with kidney problems if you have kidney problems, the maximum dose is one capsule Gopten 2 mg once daily. It is important to continue taking the capsules unless your doctor tells you to stop. Do not stop just because you feel better. If you stop taking the capsules, your condition may get worse.
What to do if you miss one dose or more capsules you take?
If you forget to take a dose, do so as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next. If the time is ripe, skip the missed dose. Never take a double dose to make up.
If you or someone else accidentally take more than the prescribed dose (overdose), immediately call your doctor or go to the nearest emergency room. Show capsules there.
YOU WILL cause GOPTEN 4 MG PROBLEMS?
Along with the benefits, all medicines can sometimes cause side effects. The most common side effects are Gopten 4 mg cough, headache, weakness and dizziness. Some ACE inhibitors, but not necessarily in Gopten 4 mg, the following adverse reactions:
Sometimes: indigestion, diarrhea, poor digestion, foods, constipation, dry mouth and allergic reactions.
Rare nasal or sinus, difficulty breathing, bronchitis, sore tongue, inflammation of the liver or pancreas, intestinal obstruction, and blood disorders such as anemia.
Other kidney problems, severe decreases in blood pressure with symptoms such as weakness, fainting, changes in heart rate and chest pain.
If you develop any of these symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible:
Yellowing of the eyes and / or skin;
Severe sore throat with fever;
Abdominal pain with bloating and vomiting.
Some people may be allergic to Gopten 4 mg. If you develop a rash or itching, contact your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible. If you develop wheezing or noisy breathing or swelling, not the face, mouth or throat, stop taking the capsules and immediately contact a doctor. If you have any other unusual symptoms while taking the capsules, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
STORAGE GOPTEN 4 MG
Do not take the capsules after the expiry date stated on the packaging. Store capsules in a dry place. Keep out of sight and out of reach of children, because your medicine may harm them. Store at temperatures below 25 ° C.
The capsules also contain inactive ingredients, lactose, maize starch, povidone, sodium stearyl fumarate, gelatin, titanium dioxide (E171), erythrosine (E127), yellow iron oxide (E172), black iron oxide (E172) and sodium lauryl sulfate. Each calendar Gopten 0.5 mg pack contains 20 capsules.
Each calendar pack Gopten Gopten 2 mg and 4 mg contains 28 capsules.
Gopten 4 mg belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE inhibitors, etc.). ACE inhi-bitorite work by relaxing blood vessels, which makes the heart sends blood to the entire body. This helps to lower blood pressure.