Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s
Quartz tablet contains Candesartan | belongs to Angiotensin II antagonist
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How it works
Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s selectively blocks the binding of angiotensin II to AT1 in many tissues including vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal glands. This inhibits the AT1-mediated vasoconstrictive and aldosterone-secreting effects of angiotensin II and results in an overall decrease in blood pressure. This drug is greater than 10,000 times more selective for AT1 than AT2. Inhibition of aldosterone secretion may increase sodium and water excretion while decreasing potassium excretion.
Major & minor side effects for Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s
- Hypersensitivity severe
- Decrease in blood cell count severe
- Kidney Impairment severe
- Trouble sleeping
- Back pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Shortness of breath rare
Uses of Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s
What is it prescribed for?
Candesar 16 mg Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of increased blood pressure due to genetic, environmental, or lifestyle factors. Proper diet and exercise should be followed along with the treatment to get the best possible result.
Congestive Heart Failure
Candesar 16 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure, a condition in which the heart is unable to pump enough blood to other parts of the body.
Frequently asked questions
Onset of action
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 2-3 hours of administration of the dose.
Duration of Effect
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
Safe with Alchohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Usage in pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
Usage while breast-feeding?
This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are breastfeeding.
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s or any other medicine of the same class.
Coadministration of Candesar 16 mg Tablet and aliskiren is not recommended in diabetic or renal impaired patients with creatinine clearance less than 60 ml/min due to the increased risk of hypotension, increased potassium levels, and worsening of renal disorders.
Candesar 16 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in children under the age of 1 year due to the increased risk of severe kidney problems.
Symptomatic hypotension may occur in patients with volume depletion or patients who are treated with high doses of diuretics. It is advised to correct the condition before starting Candesar 16 mg Tablet or start the treatment at reduced doses.
Candesar 16 mg Tablet may cause hyperkalemia, a condition with an increase in the potassium levels in the blood. Close monitoring of potassium levels and kidney functions is recommended. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with frequent use of potassium-sparing diuretics or potassium supplements and in patients with impaired kidney function. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.
The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been established in children under the age of 1 year.
Impaired liver function
The elimination of Candesar 16 mg Tablet is reduced in liver diseases. It is recommended to start the treatment at lower doses and titrate slowly.
If a dose of Candesar 16 mg Tablet is missed, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
InteractionsInteraction with Medicines
- Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI's)
- Potassium sparing diuretics
Candesar 16 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients who are sodium depleted and/or volume depleted by diuretic use since it may increase the risk of hypotension. The volume depleted and/or sodium depleted state should be corrected before starting the therapy or the treatment should be started at a lower dose. Vital signs should be monitored closely during therapy with this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of angioedema due to the increased risk of worsening of the condition. Report any symptoms such as swelling of the face or lips, difficulty swallowing, or difficulty breathing to the doctor immediately. Stop the medicine if any of the above signs occur and immediately seek medical treatment. Discontinue the therapy if angioedema is associated with Candesar 16 mg Tablet. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on the clinical condition.
Candesar 16 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with congestive heart failure, especially in volume or sodium depletion states. Initiate therapy cautiously since there is an increased risk of renal failure, myocardial ischemia, or death. Close monitoring of kidney and heart function is necessary during treatment with this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on the clinical condition.
what are the adverse effects of Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s?
Dizziness, headache, back pain, hyperkalaemia, hypotension, renal impairment.
What happens if I miss a dose of Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’s?
Adults: Hypertension: Initial and usual maintenance dose; 8 mg once daily. Increase to 16 mg once daily if necessary. If BP control is inadequate after 4 wk treatment with 16 mg once daily, increase to max 32 mg once daily.
Treatment of patients with heart failure and impaired left ventricle systolic function: Initially 4 mg once daily. Double dose at minimum 2 wk intervals to max 32 mg once daily.
Children: Under 6 yr, not recommended. Hypertension: 6-18 yr, body-weight less than 50 kg, initially 4 mg once daily (lower dose in intravascular volume depletion), adjusted according to response, max 8 mg once daily; Body-weight 50 kg and over, initially 4 mg once daily (lower dose in intravascular volume depletion), adjusted according to response, max 16 mg once daily.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Quartz tablet 8 mg 2×10’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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