Xipamide

Details About Generic Salt ::  Xipamide 

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

4D. ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES in 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
XIPAMIDE
DIURETIC | ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
also comes under 10A. Diuretics in 10. Genito-Urinary System,  
PK: A: Well absorbed E: Urine

Indications & Dose: EDEMA PO Adult Initially 40mg/day, subsequently reduce to 20mg/day | HYPERTENSION PO Adult 10 or 20mg/day as single morning dose, alone or combination with other antihypertensives

Contra: Severe hepatic/renal impairment, addison’s disease, anuria, pre-existing hypercalcemia

Precautions: Elderly, hepatic cirrhosis, severe HF, renal impairment, gout, DM

ADR: Serious: electrolyte imbalances, hypotension, hypersensitivity reactions, cholestatic jaundice, pancreatitis, intestinal ulceration, risk of developing gallstones, blood dyscrasias, seizures, Others: oliguria, GI disturbances, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, headache, photosensitivity reactions, paresthesia, impotence, dry mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, muscle pain, cramps

Monitor: Fluid & electrolyte imbalance

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