Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s

 60.00

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Drug Strength: 100 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s

Diuton tablet contains Spironolactone | belongs to Thiazide diuretic

SKU: pg_6658_9200 Category:

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How it works

Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s causes the kidneys to eliminate unneeded water and sodium from the body into the urine but reduces the loss of potassium from the body.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s

  • Stomach pain severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Irregular heartbeat severe
  • Headache severe
  • Skin rash severe
  • Gynecomastia severe
  • Leg cramps
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Breast pain
  • Hair loss

Uses of Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Primary Hyperaldosteronism

    Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism which is a hormonal disorder that causes an increase in the blood pressure.

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure by preventing the water reabsorption.

  • Hypertension

    Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of hypertension by inhibiting the water reabsorption and reduces the blood volume.

  • Hypokalemia

    Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of hypokalemia by increasing the potassium levels.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while you are taking this medicine. It may increase the risk of dizziness and fainting. Avoid performing activities that need mental alertness like operating machinery or driving a vehicle.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s .

  • Anuria

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with condition Anuria (a condition wherein the kidney is unable to produce urine).

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Potassium supplements

    This medicine will increase the potassium levels in the blood. Therefore, it is advised to avoid potassium-rich foods (potatoes, banana) and medicines that can increase the potassium levels (ACE inhibitors and potassium supplements).

  • Diabetes

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with diabetes due to increase in the potassium levels and increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Metformin moderate
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs moderate
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI's) severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with electrolytes imbalance. Electrolytes levels should be corrected before starting the treatment. Monitoring of potassium, sodium and other electrolytes levels is necessary.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended in patients with the kidney disease. The kidney function should be assessd before starting the treatment. Any signs of increase in the potassium levels should be informed to the doctor.

General Instructions

Take Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Take this medicine at day time to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink adequate amount of water. Monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes level is necessary. This medicine should be used with caution due to the risk of dizziness.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s?

Gynaecomastia, Gl upset, rash, drowsiness, headache, confusion, malaise, benign breast neoplasm, blood dyscrasias, hepatic impairment, electrolyte disturbances, leg cramps, ataxia, dizziness, changes in libido, confusion, menstrual disorders, breast pain, skin reaction, acute renal failure, alterations in voice pitch.

What happens if I miss a dose of Diuton tablet 100 mg 10’s?

Adults: Oedema: 25-200 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses.
Hypokalaemia: 25-100 mg daily.
Hypertension: 25-50 mg in 1-2 divided doses.
Diagnosis of primary aldosteronism: Long test, 400 mg daily for 3-4 wk; short test 400 mg daily for 4 days; maintenance until surgical correction 100-400 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses.
Heart failure: 12.5-25 mg/day, max 50 mg/day. If 25 mg once daily not tolerated, reduce dose every other day to the lowest maintenance dose.
Elderly: Based on indication. Initially 12.5-50 mg/day in 2-3 divided doses, increasing by 25-50 mg every 5 days as required.
Children: Oedema in heart failure and in ascites, nephrotic syndrome, (Use in reduction of hypokalaemia induced by diuretics or amphotericin is not recommended): Neonate, 1-2 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses, up to 7 mg/kg daily in resistant ascites; 1 mth-12 yr, 1-3 mg/kg daily in 1-2 divided doses; up to 9 mg/kg daily in resistant ascites; 12-18 yr, 50-100 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses, up to 9 mg/kg daily (max 400 mg daily) in resistant ascites.

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