Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:38 am

Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

Uses of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

Arkamin 100mcg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):


Side effects of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

The most common side effects of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet are – Depression, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Headache, Malaise, Nervousness, Paresthesia, Sedation, Syncope, Weakness, Orthostatic Hypotension, Constipation, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

Do not use Arkamin 100mcg Tablet if you are allergic to – Clonidine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Arkamin 100mcg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Arkamin 100mcg Tablet works

Arkamin 100mcg Tablet contains – Clonidine

Clonidine works by stimulating alpha receptors in the brain. This action reduces the nerve signals that are sent from the brain to the blood vessels causing them to contract and narrow. As a result, the blood vessels are allowed to relax and widen.

Dosage of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

The dosage of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Arkamin 100mcg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- barbiturates, other CNS depressants: Increased depressant effects of these drugs.

beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, digoxin: Additive effects, such as bradycardia and AV block, increased risk of worsened hypertensive response when clonidine is withdrawn beta blockers only.

diuretics, other antihypertensive drugs: Increased hypotensive effect.

epidural local anesthetics: Prolonged effects of epidural local anesthetics when used with epidural clonidine.

levodopa: Decreased levodopa effectiveness.

prazosin, tricyclic antidepressants: Decreased antihypertensive effect of clonidine.

Activity :- alcohol use: Enhanced CNS depressant effects of alcohol.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.