CIDMUS 100MG contains two active substances, sacubitril and valsartan which is a medicine known as angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor
Cidmus 100mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat heart failure. It reduces the risk of hospitalization and death due to long-lasting (chronic) heart failure.
Cidmus 100mg Tablet can be taken with or without food but is best taken at the same time(s) each day. Swallow it as a whole with water. Your dose, and how often you take it, will be decided by your doctor and may change depending on how well you respond to the medicine.
Keep taking the tablets regularly, as they have been prescribed, and try not to miss doses to get the most benefit. Do not stop taking them, even if you are feeling well. These tablets are preventing future harm.
Some of the common side effects include cough, dizziness, and feeling lightheaded. To reduce the risk of dizziness, try getting up slowly from a sitting or lying position. If these or other side effects are severe or do not go away, tell your doctor. Serious side effects are rare.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines for blood pressure or heart conditions or if you have kidney or liver disease. Also let your doctor know all other medications you are using as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.
This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy and is not recommended while breastfeeding. While using it your blood pressure will need to be checked often and your kidney function may also need to be tested.
WHAT CIDMUS 100MG IS USED FOR?
CIDMUS 100MG is used to treat a type of long-term heart failure in adults
This type of heart failure occurs when the heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to the lungs and the rest of the body.
Heart failure means your heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to your lungs and the rest of your body. The most common symptoms are breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling in your legs, ankles, abdomen, and other parts of your body.
Cidmus 100mg Tablet is a combination of two medicine namely valsartan and sacubitril. Both of these medicines work in different ways to lower blood pressure. This makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body and is therefore an effective treatment for heart failure.
This medicine will help relieve your symptoms, making you feel better and more energetic. You should make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthily and keeping active) to help this medicine be effective. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.
CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S belongs to a class of cardiovascular agents that is used in the treatment of heart failure. It helps to reduce the risk of death and hospitalization in adults with chronic heart failure.
Also, it can be used in children 1 to less than 18 years old to treat heart failure. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart cannot pump blood as effectively as it should.
CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S is a combination of two medicines: Valsartan and sacubitril. Valsartan belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) that block the effect of angiotensin II receptors that tighten the blood vessels.
By blocking the effect of angiotensin II receptors, Valsartan makes it easier for the heart to pump blood to all body parts by relaxing and widening the blood vessels.
Sacubitril belongs to the class of drugs known as neprilysin inhibitors which work by relaxing and widening the blood vessels and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood to all body parts. Together, CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S helps in the treatment of heart failure.
CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S is available in the form of tablet and suspension. Take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S with or without food or as directed by your doctor. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet, swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
You are advised to take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending on your medical condition.
In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as cough, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, weakness. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
To treat your condition effectually, continue taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Try not to stop taking it on your own as it may cause a sudden increase the blood pressure, chest pain, or heart attack.
Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S. Do not take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S with ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, enalapril) since the risk of side effects may increase.
Do not take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S for at least 36 hours before or after taking an ACE inhibitor drug. Inform your doctor before taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S if you have kidney or liver problems, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of hereditary angioedema (rapid oedema or swelling beneath the area of skin).
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Tell your doctor before taking CIDMUS 100MG, if you:
- Are allergic to sacubitril, valsartan or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- Or a member of your family have ever had a reaction called angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat, difficulties in breathing)
- Have diabetes or impaired kidney function
- Have severe liver disease
- Are suffering from dehydration
You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not recommended to take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S while you are pregnant. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will decide whether CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S can be given to pregnant women or not.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not recommended to take CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S while you are breast-feeding. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will decide whether CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S can be given to breast-feeding mothers or not.
CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.
Dose adjustment may be needed. CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease.
Dose adjustment may be needed. CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment/kidney disease.
Tell your doctor, if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
This is particularly important for the following medicines:
- ACE inhibitors
- Other medicines used to treat heart failure or lower blood pressure, such as angiotensin receptor blockers or aliskiren
- Some medicines known as statins that are used to lower high cholesterol levels
- Sildenafil, a medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction or lung hypertension
- Medicines that increase the amount of potassium in the blood. These include potassium supplements, salt substitutes containing potassium, potassium-sparing medicines and heparin
- Painkillers of the type called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs) or selective cyclooxygenase-2 (Cox-2) inhibitors
- Lithium, a medicine used to treat some types of psychiatric illness
- Furosemide, a medicine belonging to the type known as diuretics, which are used to increase the amount of urine you produce
- Nitroglycerine, a medicine used to treat angina
- Some types of antibiotics (rifamycin group), ciclosporin (used to prevent rejection of transplanted organs) or antivirals such as ritonavir (used to treat HIV/AIDS)
- Metformin, a medicine used to treat diabetes
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
You will usually start by taking 24 mg/26 mg or 49 mg/51 mg twice a day (one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening). Your doctor will decide your exact starting dose based on which medicines you have been taking previously
Your doctor will then adjust the dose depending on how you respond to the treatment until the best dose for you is found
The usual recommended target dose is 97 mg/103 mg twice a day (one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening)
Swallow the tablet with a glass of water
You can take CIDMUS 100MG with or without food.
If you take more CIDMUS 100MG
If you have accidentally taken too many CIDMUS 100MG or if someone else has taken your tablets, contact your doctor immediately.
If you forget to take CIDMUS 100MG
It is advisable to take your medicine at the same time each day. However, if you forget to take a dose, you should simply take the next one at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet.
If you stop taking CIDMUS 100MG
Stopping your treatment with CIDMUS 100MG may cause your condition to get worse. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CIDMUS 100MG:
Swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat difficulties in breathing or swallowing. These may be signs of angioedema
Diarrhoea, nausea, tiredness
Low level of red blood cells (shown in a blood test)
Low level of potassium in the blood (shown in a blood test)
Headache, fainting, weakness
Low blood pressure (dizziness, light-headedness) when switching from sitting or lying to standing position
Gastritis (stomach pain, nausea)
Low level of sugar in the blood (shown in a blood test)
Low blood pressure
High level of potassium in the blood (shown in a blood test)
Decreased renal function (renal impairment)
Allergic reaction with rash and itching
Dizziness when switching from sitting to standing position
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Keep your doctor informed if you have kidney or liver diseases. Discuss with your doctor if you are taking any other medicines along with CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S. Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption. Pregnant women and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S.
A prolonged intake of CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S can cause an altered potassium level so, regular monitoring of potassium is required.
Driving and operating heavy machinery should not be done as it may cause dizziness and drowsiness. Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure n standing) might occur, so patients using CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S should get up with caution.
Speak to your doctor if you have diabetes before taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S. Inform your doctor about your current medicines such as aliskiren (medication to treat high blood pressure), any other heart or blood pressure medicines, lithium, mineral supplements that contain potassium.
Inform your doctor if you feel light-headed or have little or no urination, rapid weight gain, swelling in your hands, feet, or ankles after taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S.
DRUG-DRUG INTERACTIONS: Pain medication (aspirin), a medicine used to lower cholesterol (rosuvastatin, atorvastatin), medicine to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes (insulin detemir), blood pressure medication (metoprolol), a medication used in the management of asthma (budesonide/formoterol).
FOOD-DRUG INTERACTIONS: Maintain low salt and low-fat diet while taking CIDMUS 100MG TABLET 14’S. Avoid consuming food rich in potassium, such as potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements. Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
DRUG-DISEASE INTERACTIONS: Hypotension (low blood pressure), diabetes, angioedema (rapid edema or swelling beneath the skin), hyperkalemia (high potassium in the blood), renal artery stenosis, renal/liver disease, renal impairment.