Moduretic Tablet 5/50mg Indications
Moduretic Tablet 5/50mgis primarily indicated in conditions like Congestive heart failure, Duodenal ulceration, Edema, Hepatic cirrhosis with ascites, Hypertension, Oedema, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Cystic fibrosis, NIDDM.
Moduretic Tablet 5/50mg is contraindicated in conditions like Acute renal failure, Gout, Hyperkalaemia, Diabetic nephropathy.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Moduretic Tablet 5/50mg, which give rise to further complications include Hyperkalemia.The signs and symptoms that are produced after the acute overdosage of Amiloride (HCl) include Dehydration, Electrolyte imbalance. The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Moduretic Tablet 5/50mg are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Flatulence, Weakness, Dizziness, Vertigo, Headache, Nausea, Alopecia, Anorexia, Dyspnea, Insomnia, Tinnitus, Abdominal pain, Skin rashes, Somnolence, Polyuria, Tremor, Cough, Nasal congestion, Paresthesias, Voice disturbance, Polydipsia.
Moduretic Tablet 5/50mg should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, kidney or liver disease or any drug allergy. Caution must be observed when eating large amounts of food high in potassium such as bananas, baked potatoes, raisins, cooked spinach and other foods. Alcoholic beverages may increase the effects of this drug, causing dizziness or lightheadedness, so limit alcohol intake. Patients should observe caution while driving or performing other activities requiring alertness. Because this drug changes fluid balance, patients may feel dizzy if change from a lying to a standing position too rapidly, avoid this by sitting up a few minutes before rising. Use with caution during pregnancy or lactation.