MONOPRIL 20 mg. 28 tablets
MONOPRIL 20 mg. 28 tablets
Monopril belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors .Monopril is sold in the form of tablets containing 20 mg of active substance fosinopril.
Each tablet also contains some ancillary active ingredients that are necessary to make Monopril in tablet form. They are lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone, povidone, sodium stearyl fumarate. Monopril is available in packs containing 28 tablets.
Monopril is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) .You be administered alone or in combination with other drugs (e.g., diuretics - drugs that enhance excretion of urine) .Monopril be used to treat heart failure in combination with a diuretic .
WHEN NOT TO BE USED MONOPRIL?
Monopril should not be used in patients with hypersensitivity to fosinopril or any of the non-active ingredients, or to other ACE inhibitors.
Monopril should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Rarely in patients treated with ACE inhibitors, including fosinopril may occur edema involving the extremities, face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat or larynx. This is a potentially dangerous condition that requires immediate discontinuation of Monopril. Therefore, if you get swelling, you should consult the advice of your doctor. After this reaction, never again should not use ACE inhibitori.Ako are undergoing desensitization procedures (reducing sensitivity to allergens you), tell your doctor about it. Careful attention is needed in the treatment of Monopril, due to the risk of life-threatening allergic reaktsii.Upotrebata of Monopril may lead to hypotension (excessive blood pressure lowering). This is more likely to occur early in treatment and in patients treated with diuretics and / or a low-salt diet, or in patients on renal dialysis. In patients with congestive heart failure with or without renal failure, treatment with ACE inhibitors may cause severe hypotension. In these patients, treatment with Monopril should be initiated under close medical supervision; be closely monitored during the first 2 weeks of treatment and when the dose of fosinopril or diuretic is uvelichava.Ako get jaundice while taking Monopril, you should stop immediately and consult with the treating lekar.ASE inhibitors may enhance the hypotensive effect of anesthetics and analgesics (painkillers). Therefore, if you go into hospital, let the medical staff know you take Monopril. Before surgery the anesthetist should know that you are treated with Monopril. In dialysis patients who are treated with ACE inhibitors should not be used dialysis membranes with high permeability due to the risk of severe allergic reactions. Such patients need to seek to use different types of dialysis membrane or a different class of drug. When used during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, ACE inhibitors can cause harm or even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, you should stop taking Monopril as possible rano.Fozinopril is found in breast milk. Because of the potential risk of serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, must decide whether to discontinue nursing or therapy with Monopril, taking into account the condition of the mother and the need for this lechenie.Bezopasnostta and effectiveness of Monopril in children have not been established. Monopril contains lactose. Do not use if you have lactose intolerance.
MONOPRIL CAN be used with other medicines?
Your doctor will tell you what drugs you can use together with Monopril. He must be informed about all the medicines you are taking or have recently taken, including those you have bought for yourself.
Which drugs affect the action of Monopril?
Antacids (medicines that reduce stomach acid) may impair the absorption of Monopril. Therefore, if necessary 3 co-administration of these drugs, they must be taken at intervals of at least 2 chasa.Ima reported that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e. Indomethacin, aspirin, etc..) Can reduce the effects of ACE inhibitor. Patients receiving diuretics, especially those on which such treatment is prescribed recently, and patients with very low-salt diet or are on dialysis can get sharp and steep drop in blood pressure, most often in the first hours after the dose of Monopril.
The effect of other drugs which may be affected by Monopril?
There are reports of increased serum lithium levels and risk of lithium toxicity with concomitant use of ACE inhibitors with lithium. Therefore, concomitant use of Monopril and lithium should be undertaken with caution. Monopril could boost blood pressure lowering caused when administering anesthetics (drugs) and analgesics (painkillers).
HOW TO TAKE MONOPRIL?
Dose and duration of treatment prescribed by the doctor. Dosage should be individualized for each patient. The doctor will monitor the condition and will prescribe the dose that best suits your condition. Follow the instructions mu.Preporachvanata Monopril starting dose is 10 mg once daily. The dose is adjusted according to blood pressure response. It may be gradually increased to 40 mg once daily. If blood pressure is not well controlled with the administration of Monopril doctor may appoint diuretitsi.Ako Monopril is used in patients already-receive diuretics, treatment is carried out under strict medical supervision for several hours until blood pressure has stabilized .If have previously taken any other medicines to lower blood pressure, it is possible that your doctor can decide to stop previous treatment for a few days before the start of treatment with Monopril.Ne required dose reduction in patients with impaired renal or hepatic function or the elderly. Try to take your medicine at the same time each day. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, take it as usual, you miss a dose you forgot. Do not take two doses ednovremenno.Ne stop taking your tablets even if you feel well, unless your doctor tells you to.
As with all medications, and Monopril occasionally appear undesirable effects. Adverse reactions in patients receiving Monopril are usually mild and transient in both young and in elderly patients. The most commonly reported side effects of Monopril are dizziness, cough, symptoms of upper respiratory tract, gastrointestinal disturbances, palpitations / chest pain, rash / pruritus, musculoskeletal pain / paresthesia, fatigue, and taste disturbances.
What to do if you take too high a dose MONOPRIL?
If you accidentally swallow more tablets than usual dose, contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital. Treatment of overdose with Monopril is symptomatic and supportive.
HOW TO STORE MONOPRIL?
Store the tablets in the container in which they are purchased at a temperature below 30 ° C. To prevent vlaga.Ne your tablets after the expiry date stated on opakovkata.Ne taking this medicine if you notice any change in its appearance. Like all medicines, keep the tablets out of the reach of children.