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Cidmus 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Sacubitril, Valsartan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 03, 2019

This tablet is an anti-hypertensive medication and primarily consist of sacubitril and valsartan. It helps in the treatment and prevention from chronic heart failure and other heart conditions. The medication inhibits a prodrug neprilysin and reduces the strain on the failing heart.

Consult your doctor if you experience any side-effects due to this medicine. Some common side effects are low blood pressure, swelling in ankles and feet, feeling short of breath, fainting, dizziness and high blood potassium levels. Other side effects include muscle weakness, painful urination, slow heart rate, weak pulse, cough and renal impairment.

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or ever had a severe allergic reaction to any blood pressure medication. Avoid taking the tablet if you have kidney disease, liver disease and diabetes.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor. The effect of this medicine on fetus is not clearly established. Hence, Doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Occasionally dizziness may occur.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cidmus 50Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is suggested to take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Immediate medical attention is needed in case of overdose.

The tablet blocks the enzyme neprilysin, which leads to the degeneration of atrial and brain natriuretic peptide. When these peptides remain excessively active the blood pressure is reduced, as the blood volume is lowered. Valsartan is an ARB. It brings about inhibition of combination to angiotensin II to AT1 selectively. This occurs within many tissues such adrenal glands and smooth vascular muscles.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Avoid using this medication if you suffer from kidney or liver disease and hypo-tension.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not take this medicine in combination with insulin, dexamethasone, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines and spironolactone.

Ques: What is Cidmus 50mg tablet?

Ans: Cidmus tablet is a medication which has Sacubitril and Valsartan as active elements present in it. This medicine is used to treat conditions such as heart failure and hypertension.

Ques: What is the use of Cidmus 50mg tablet?

Ans: Cidmus is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like heart failure and other related problems.

Ques: What are the side effects of Cidmus 50mg tablet?

Ans: Some side effects of Cidmus 50 mg are orthostatic hypotension, renal impairment, decreased blood pressure, cough, dizziness, altered levels of potassium in blood, diarrhoea, etc.

Ques: Can I use Cidmus in pregnancy?

Ans: No, Cidmus tablet should be avoided during pregnancy. Its use can cause side effects in the baby. If you conceive while using Cidmus, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately.

Ques: How long do I need to use cidmus 50mg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use cidmus 50mg tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore, the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from one person to another.

Ques: Should I use cidmus 50mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of cidmus 50mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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About Cidmus 50Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Cidmus 50Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Cidmus 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Cidmus 50Mg Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Cidmus 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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