Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s

 162.87

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Drug Strength: 10 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 14s

Actim tablet contains Bisoprolol | belongs to Beta-blocker

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How it works

Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s works by blocking the receptors in the heart and reduces the contraction of the heart, thus reducing the blood pressure.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s

  • Body pain severe
  • Running nose and cough severe
  • Headache severe
  • Sneezing severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Chest discomfort severe
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Trouble sleeping

Uses of Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s is used in the treatment of Hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 2 to 4 hours of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 to 24 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known history of allergy to Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s or any other medicines belonging to the group Beta Blockers.

  • Cardiogenic shock

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from cardiogenic shock.

  • Heart block greater than first degree

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s is not recommended in the patients having a heart block greater than first degree.

  • Sinus Bradycardia

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from Bradycardia.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Cardiac Failure

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s can cause heart failure and reduced flow of blood to the especially in people having a heart disease. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring might be required based on the severity of the disease.

  • Major surgery

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s is given with caution in the patients who are scheduled for a major surgery. An anesthetic agent with little negative inotropic activity should be selected to minimize the effect on the heart.

  • Lung Disease

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should be used with caution in the patients with lung disease who do not respond to other antihypertensives. Start with the lowest possible dose and increase the dose based on the clinical condition.Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should be used with caution in the patients with lung disease who do not respond to other antihypertensives. Start with the lowest possible dose and increase the dose based on the clinical condition.

  • Diabetes

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should be administered with caution in patients with diabetes. It may mask the hypoglycemic symptoms. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • Sports

    It is advised to not indulge in certain sports while consuming this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of banned medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency while participating in specific sports events.

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should be administered with caution in patients with increased thyroid levels. Abrupt withdrawal of this medicine may lead to a life-threatening condition called thyroid-storm. Frequent monitoring of thyroid levels is necessary. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and efficacy of Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s has not been established in the pediatric population.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s , take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Alprazolam moderate
  • Theophylline severe
  • Calcium channel blockers severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should not be used in patients suffering from bronchial asthma or any other lung diseases. Inform the doctor if you had any history of lung diseases or family history of lung disease. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s or other beta blockers are not recommended in the patients with Sinus Bradyarrhythmia or heart block greater than the first degree. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases or family history of heart diseases. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s should be administered with caution in a patients suffering from Glaucoma. It may further lower the pressure in the eye.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s?

Cardiovascular effects including bradycardia, postural hypotension. Rarely, heart failure, increased AV block, cardiac arrhythmias. Raynaud’s phenomenon, cold extremities, sexual dysfunction. GI, sleep and CNS disturbances. Dyspnoea rarely, bronchospasm. Skin reactions, withdraw if unexplained dry eyes or rash. Fatigue, paraesthesia, peripheral neuropathy, arthralgia, myopathy, altered blood sugar, haematology and lipid levels.

What happens if I miss a dose of Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s?

Angina/Hypertension: Adults: Usually 10 mg once daily; max 20 mg daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Actim tablet 10 mg 14’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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