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Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
Salt Composition : Midodrine
Manufacturer : MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
10 Tablet(s) In A Strip
Introduction to Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S consists of the active ingredient Midodrine. This medication is primarily used to treat low blood pressure (hypotension). It belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-1 adrenergic agonists, which constrict blood vessels and increase blood pressure. Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is commonly prescribed for conditions such as orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure that occurs when standing up from a seated or lying position. It helps to improve symptoms such as lightheadedness, dizziness, and fainting associated with this condition. This medication should be used cautiously in individuals with severe kidney impairment or end-stage renal disease. Dosing adjustments may be necessary to prevent the accumulation of the drug or its metabolites.
You should not take the medication if you have a known allergy or hypersensitivity to Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S or its components. Before taking it, talk to your doctor if you have difficulty in urinating, cardiac diseases, eye problems resulting from diabetes, tumors in the adrenal glands, enlarged prostate, severe kidney disease, high blood pressure, slow pulse, and thyroid disorders. Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S should not be used in individuals with severe heart conditions, such as unstable angina, congestive heart failure, or recent myocardial infarction (heart attack). The medication can increase cardiac workload and may not be well-tolerated in these cases.
Uses of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
- Treatment of orthostatic hypotension (low BP when a person stands up from a seated or lying)
Therapeutic Effects of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
The therapeutic effect of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is to increase blood pressure in individuals with low blood pressure or orthostatic hypotension. Acting as an alpha-1 adrenergic agonist and constricting blood vessels, helps to raise peripheral vascular resistance and improve blood flow to vital organs, particularly the brain. This medication enhances blood pressure and offers a therapeutic benefit by improving quality of life, functional capacity, and cognitive function in individuals with orthostatic hypotension.
Interaction of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's with other drugs
Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
- Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S should be stored at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
- Keep in the original package.
- Keep away from light, moisture, and heat.
- Keep away from children and pets.
- Avoid taking double doses for missed doses.
How to consume Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is taken orally as a Tablet 10'S and should be taken with or without food. The Tablet 10'Ss should be swallowed whole with water and not crushed, chewed, or opened. The dosage and duration of treatment will depend on the individual's condition and response to the medication and should be determined by a healthcare provider.
Safety Advices for Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
The safety of using Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S during pregnancy has not been established. Limited studies are available regarding the use of this medication in pregnant women, so it is recommended to use caution and consult a doctor before considering its use during pregnancy.
It is unknown whether Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is excreted in milk. So it is better to consult a healthcare provider if you are a breastfeeding mother before taking this medication.
If you have a history of lung or respiratory disorders, it is important to consult your healthcare provider before taking Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S.
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is predominantly metabolized in the liver. While it is generally considered safe for individuals with normal liver function, caution is advised in patients with liver impairment or liver disease. If you have a pre-existing liver condition or impaired liver function, informing your healthcare provider before starting Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S is crucial.
It is generally recommended to avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S. Alcohol can interact with this medication and potentially increase the risk of side effects
Patients receiving Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S should be advised to avoid driving or operating machinery if they experience side effects such as fatigue, dizziness, or blurred vision, impairing a patient's ability to drive or operate machinery safely.
Side Effects of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S can cause side effects like all medications, although not everyone who takes it will experience them.
- Chest pain or tightness
- Rapid or irregular heartbeat
- Severe dizziness or lightheadedness
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Severe headache
- Blurred vision or other vision changes
- Fainting or loss of consciousness
- Signs of an allergic reaction (e.g., hives, swelling, difficulty breathing)
- Scalp tingling or piloerection (goosebumps)
- Itching or rash
- Abdominal discomfort or pain
- High blood pressure (especially when lying down)
Word of Advice
It is advised to use caution when using Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S in individuals with pre-existing heart conditions, as it may worsen symptoms. It should be used cautiously in individuals with urinary retention and kidney patients. Any signs of hypersensitivity or allergic reactions should be promptly addressed. This medication should be avoided in individuals with pheochromocytoma (a type of adrenal gland tumor) and peripheral vascular disease. Medication should not be discontinued abruptly. Pregnancy and breastfeeding are not recommended during treatment before consulting a doctor. It is contraindicated in individuals with hypertension (high blood pressure) or other hypertensive states where a significant increase in blood pressure would be detrimental. This medication should be avoided in heart conditions, such as unstable angina, congestive heart failure, or recent myocardial infarction (heart attack). Pediatric and geriatric populations require close monitoring when using Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S.
Q 1. Can I take Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S if I have a history of heart disease?
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S should be used cautiously in individuals with pre-existing heart conditions, as it may exacerbate certain cardiac conditions. It is important to discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider, who will evaluate the risks and benefits of using this medication in your specific case.
Q 2. Can I drink caffeinated beverages while taking Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S?
Caffeine can stimulate the cardiovascular system and may interact with Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S. Limiting or avoiding excessive consumption of caffeinated beverages while taking this medication is recommended. However, individual tolerance and response may vary, so it's best to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice.
Q 3. Can I take Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S if I have diabetes?
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S can potentially affect blood sugar levels and may require monitoring or adjustments in diabetic patients. It is important to inform your healthcare provider if you have diabetes, as they can guide how to manage blood sugar levels while taking it.
Q 4. Can I work or engage in physically demanding activities while taking Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S?
Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S can cause dizziness or lightheadedness as a side effect. If you experience these symptoms, it is important to exercise caution when engaging in activities that require alertness and coordination. Depending on individual response to the medication, a person may need to adjust the work or physical activity routine. Discuss any concerns with your healthcare provider.
Q 5. Can I take Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S if I plan to undergo surgery or dental procedures?
It is important to inform your healthcare provider, surgeon, or dentist about using Inramed 5mg Tablet 10'S. They can evaluate the potential interactions with anesthesia and make appropriate recommendations. It may be necessary to adjust the timing of your this medication doses before and after the procedure.
Fact Box of Inramed 5mg Tablet 10's
Molecule name: Midodrine
Therapeutic class: Vasopressor Agent
|Pharmacological class: Alpha-1 adrenergic agonists|
Indications: Orthostatic hypotension
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