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Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

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Arkamin

Arkamin is a tablet form of Clonidine HCL containing 100 mcg per tablet. It is prescribed to treat people with very high levels of blood pressure, also known as hypertension. The medicine works by easing the blood vessels, helping free blood flow. The medicine works to eliminate hot flashes, ADHD (Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder) and menstruation pains.

USES OF THE DRUG:

Arkamin 100 mcg is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also used to prevent migraine attacks and similar types of headache, prevent hot flushes in women during the menopause (change of life).

WORKING OF THE DRUG:

Arkamin active constituent is clonidine. Clonidine belongs to a group of drug known as vasodilators. It widens and relaxes the blood vessel which helps the blood to flow more easily. This in turn lowers blood pressure and makes heart to beat more slowly and easily.

This medication is an alpha agonist, prescribed for high blood pressure. By diminishing the level of certain chemicals in blood it lowers blood pressure.

BEFORE TAKING THE DRUG:

If you have an allergy to the active constituent of the drug or any other part of this drug. Tell your healthcare specialist, if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash, hives, itching, shortness of breath, wheezing, cough, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat, or any other signs.
Clonidine can make you drowsy, so don’t drive or participate in any hazardous activities until you know how clonidine affects you.
Drinking alcohol or using sedatives may also increase these side effects of clonidine.

HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?

The usual oral adult dose is 100 mcg mg twice daily. The maximum oral dose is 2.4 mg daily. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?

You usually take clonidine twice a day at about the same times. A typical dose schedule for an adult with high blood pressure is 0.1 mg taken in the morning and at bedtime.

OVERDOSE:

If overdose, talk to health care specialist or poisons information center for advice. Seek for medical attention as soon as possible.

MISS DOSE:

Take a missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal schedule time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses to cover up the previous one. – Do not alter the dose or stop this drug without asking your physician.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ARKAMIN 100MCG:

COMMON

• Dizziness, tiredness
• Dry mouth
• Depression
• Sleeping problems
• Headache
• Constipation
• Feeling sick (nausea), vomiting
• Erectile dysfunction
• Fatigue

RARE

• Breast growth (men)
• Dry eyes
• Irregular heartbeat
• Pseudo obstruction of the large bowel
• Hair loss
• Increase in blood sugar

 DRUG INTERACTIONS:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can cause bad side effects. Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

THINGS TO REMEMBER:

Always take the medicine as per the guidelines provided by prescriber
Don?t use the expired drugs
Always follow the storage conditions provided with your medications

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Arkamin Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It lowers blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. Lowering the blood pressure helps to prevent future stroke and heart attack.

Arkamin Tablet is also used to prevent migraines and hot flushes in women during menopause. This medicine can be taken with or without food but it is better to take it at the same time every day. You should always take this medicine as advised by the doctor and should never stop it without consulting the doctor. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This may lead to your blood pressure rising up again and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. You should monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medicine.

Common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, nausea, fatigue, dry mouth, constipation, insomnia. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you.

Before taking this medicine, it is better to let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should consult a doctor before taking it.

USES OF ARKAMIN TABLET

  • Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

BENEFITS OF ARKAMIN TABLET

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Arkamin Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ARKAMIN TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Arkamin

  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Enlarged salivary gland

HOW TO USE ARKAMIN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arkamin Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW ARKAMIN TABLET WORKS

Arkamin Tablet is an alpha-2 agonist. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Arkamin Tablet.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arkamin Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arkamin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Arkamin Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Arkamin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arkamin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Arkamin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arkamin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ARKAMIN TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Arkamin Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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