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Co-Trupril

Co-Trupril 20mg/12.5mg tablet

Brand: Scilife

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Co-Trupril 20mg/12.5mg tablet is composed of Lisinopril dihydrate (20mg)Hydrochlorothiazide.. (12.5mg)

Lisinopril is an oral antihypertensive and heart failure medicine that belongs to the class of Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors). It works by dilating the blood vessels to improve blood flow; lowering blood pressure and reducing stress on the heart. Hypertension is a common disease in which the blood pressure in arteries is so high that your heart has to work more than normal. Continuous high blood pressure will eventually cause serious health problems like heart attack, stroke, or kidney failure. Lisinopril improves the chances of survival after a heart attack.

Introduction

How To Use

  • Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water.
  • Take this medicine with or without food.
  • Swallow it as a whole, do not crush or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at the same time to help you remember.
  • Or use it exactly as instructed by your doctor.

Expert Advice

  • Follow the diet instructed by your doctor
  • Drink enough fluids to prevent dehydration.
  • Do not share this medicine with anyone.
  • Do not use more than the recommended amount.
  • Do not skip or alter the dose.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you experience serious side effects.

Primary Uses

Hypertension

Indications

  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Prevention of heart attack
  • Prevention of stroke.

Side Effects

  • Patients using this medicine might experience:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Lightheadedness
  3. Headache
  4. Tiredness
  5. Dry cough
  6. Low blood pressure
  7. Chest pain
  8. Nausea
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Runny nose.

Warnings

Pregnancy

Lisinopril is not recommended for pregnant females as it may leave a negative impact on the development of the fetus. Consult your doctor for more information.

Lactation

The safety and effectiveness of this medicine is undetermined in nursing females. Consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Lisinopril might cause dizziness during driving. Avoid driving until you know how this medicine affects you.

Liver

Liver patients should use this medicine with caution. Dose adjustment might be required. Consult your doctor for more information.

Kidney

Kidney patients should use this medicine with caution. Dose adjustment might be required. Consult your doctor for more information.

Alcohol

Avoid alcohol consumption when using this medicine. It may increase the severity of side effects.

Precautions

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor about your complete medical history; especially about heart or kidney diseases, diabetes, and angioedema. Do not quit this medicine without informing your doctor. Inform your doctor about all your current medicines. Inform your doctor if you’re having surgery.

Contraindications

Do not use this medicine if you’re allergic to any of its constituents or if you have a history of angioedema.

FAQS

Will this drug cause dizziness or headaches?

Headaches and dizziness are common and possible side effects of this medicine. To prevent dizziness, try to avoid getting up abruptly when you are lying down, or any other sudden movements. Avoid activities that require alertness such as driving etc.

Can I stop taking this medicine once my blood pressure is normal?

This medicine should not be stopped unless your doctor recommends it, and it should not be stopped abruptly. Kindly follow the instructions of your physician regarding how and when to stop taking this drug.

Will this medicine cause dizziness or headaches?

Headaches and dizziness are common and possible side effects of this medicine. To prevent dizziness, try to avoid getting up abruptly when you are lying down, or any other sudden movements. Avoid activities that require alertness such as driving etc.

Can I stop taking this medicine once my blood pressure is normal?

This medicine should not be stopped unless your doctor recommends it, and it should not be stopped abruptly. Kindly follow the instructions of your physician regarding how and when to stop taking this drug.

Can I take this medicine with medication for lowering my cholesterol?

If you are taking a cholesterol lowering drug, try to take it at least 4 hours before you take this drug. This is to avoid

What is hydrochlorothiazide and how does it work?

It is a diuretic which helps to lower the blood pressure by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from your body. It also relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow. It is also used to treat excessive accumulation of fluid in the body.

Is this medicine a statin?

No. This medicine is a derivative of chlorothiazide.

Is this drug bad for my kidneys?

No this drug is safe to use in kidneys. Consult your doctor if you have any kidney disease, he will alter the dosage of this medicine accordingly.

When is the right time to take this medicine?

It advised to take this medicine with breakfast in the morning to avoid excessive urination at night.

Can I use this medicine during pregnancy?

Yes, you may use this drug in pregnancy but with your doctor’s advice.

Is this medicine safe to use in breast-feeding?

No, this medicine is not recommended for use during lactation.

I have diabetes, can I use this medication?

This medicine increases blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes. It is therefore advised to use this drug cautiously and upon doctor’s advice only. Regular glucose monitoring is necessary with the use of this drug.

Can this medicine be used if I have a liver failure?

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from any liver disease. If you experience any symptoms of jaundice please consult your doctor.

Disclaimer

Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.

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