Lodoz 2.5 Tablet
- Manufacturer : Merck Ltd.
- Composition : Bisoprolol 2.5mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 6.25mg
- Generally Prescribed For : Hypertension, Heart Attacks, Kidney Problems
- Estimated Price : ₹63.50 For 10 Tablets Strip
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Uses of Lodoz 2.5 TabletLodoz 2.5 Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Hypertension, Heart Attacks, Kidney Problems
Side effects of Lodoz 2.5 TabletThe most common side effects of Lodoz 2.5 Tablet are - Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.
Precautions while using Lodoz 2.5 TabletDo not use Lodoz 2.5 Tablet if you are allergic to - Bisoprolol, Hydrochlorothiazide
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Lodoz 2.5 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 Lodoz 2.5 Tablet worksLodoz 2.5 Tablet contains - Bisoprolol, Hydrochlorothiazide
Bisoprolol inhibits stimulation of beta1-receptors primarily in the heart, which decreases cardiac excitability, cardiac output, and myocardial oxygen demand. Bisoprolol also decreases renin release from kidneys, which helps reduce blood pressure.
Hydrochlorothiazide increases sodium and water excretion by inhibiting sodium and chloride reabsorption in distal segment of the nephron.
Dosage of Lodoz 2.5 TabletThe dosage of Lodoz 2.5 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 Lodoz 2.5 TabletIf you forget to take a dose of Lodoz 2.5 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.
Precautions & Warnings
InteractionDrug :- aluminum salts, barbiturates, calcium salts, cholestyramine, colestipol, NSAIDs, penicillins, rifampin, salicylates, sulfinpyrazone: Possibly decreased therapeutic and adverse effects of bisoprolol.
beta blockers, digoxin: Increased risk of bradycardia.
calcium channel blockers: Possibly increased therapeutic and adverse effects of bisoprolol.
ciprofloxacin, quinolones: Possibly increased bioavailability of bisoprolol.
clonidine: Possibly severe hypertension from withdrawal of clonidine or both drugs.
epinephrine: Possibly hypertension followed by bradycardia.
ergot alkaloids: Possibly peripheral ischemia and gangrene.
flecainide: Possibly increased therapeutic and adverse effects of either drug.
lidocaine: Possibly increased risk of lidocaine toxicity.
oral contraceptives: Possibly increased bioavailability and plasma level of bisoprolol.
prazosin: Possibly increased orthostatic hypotension.
quinidine: Possibly increased bisoprolol effects.
sulfonylureas: Possibly masking of hypoglycemic symptoms.