Amiur 5mg Tablet is a medicine known as a diuretic (water pill). It is mainly used in the treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure. It is also used to reduce swelling (edema) caused by some other conditions.
Amiur 5mg Tablet can be taken with food, but you should take it, in the same way, each time to get the most benefit. Taking it with food can reduce some side effects and taking it early in the day can prevent you from having to get up at night to go to the toilet. You should keep using this medicine as it has been prescribed, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Follow your doctor’s advice about the type and amount of liquids you should drink. If you are being treated for high blood pressure, lifestyle changes such as taking regular exercise and changes to your diet may increase the effectiveness of this medicine.
You should be careful about using Amiur 5mg Tablet if you have kidney problems or are unable to urinate. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney, liver, or heart disease or you are pregnant. Also let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are using as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine should only be used if it is clearly needed during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. While using this medicine, you may be advised to limit your intake of salt or salt substitutes, and you should have your blood pressure checked frequently. Some other tests will be done to monitor your progress.
BENEFITS OF AMIUR TABLET
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
HOW TO USE AMIUR TABLET
HOW AMIUR TABLET WORKS
Use of Amiur 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Interaction with drugs
Using the below medicines along with Amiur Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.
- Lithium (used to treat some mental illnesses)
- Antidiabetic medicine such as chlorpropamide (used to treat diabetes)
- Ciclosporin and tacrolimus (used to treat rheumatism, psoriasis and prevent organ rejection after transplant)
- Captopril, enalapril, losartan, valsartan, sotalol, amlodipine, diltiazem, guanethidine, prazosin, clonidine, diazoxide, methyldopa, moxonidine, hydralazine, minoxidil, sodium nitroprusside (used to treat high blood pressure)
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen (used to treat pain)
- Antidepressants such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) (Ex. isocarboxazid), tricyclic antidepressants (Ex. amitriptyline, amoxapine), st. john’s wort (used to treat depression)
- Carbamazepine (used to treat epilepsy)
- Aldesleukin and trilostane (used to treat certain cancers)
- General anaesthetics such as etomidate and propofol (used to stop pain during surgery)
- Antipsychotics such as amisulpride and pimozide, phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine or anxiolytics and hypnotics such as diazepam (used to treat mental illness)
- Atomoxetine (used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
- Corticosteroids such as prednisolone and methylprednisolone (used to treat inflammation)
- Levodopa (used to treat parkinson’s disease)
- Moxisylyte (used to treat raynaud’s syndrome)
- Muscle relaxants such as baclofen and tizanidine (used to relax muscles)
- Nitrates such as nitroglycerin, isosorbide mononitrate (used to treat certain heart conditions)
- Oestrogen and drospirenone (used to treat contraception (female hormones))
- Alprostidil (used to treat erectile dysfunction)
- Potassium conserving drugs (Ex. spironolactone) (used to treat heart failure) or potassium supplements
- Carbenoxolone (used to treat stomach ulcers)