Instructions for Use "Diroton»
«Diroton" is used for hypertension;the first day of acute myocardial infarction;as one of the drugs in patients with chronic heart failure."Diroton" prescribed for diabetic nephropathy (kidney damage) to reduce proteinuria (urinary protein excretion).Tablets are taken once a day (in the morning), regardless of the meal.In primary hypertension prescribed 10 mg of the drug at the beginning of treatment, then transferred to a dose of 20 mg per day.The maximum daily amount of the drug should not be greater than 40 mg. maximum therapeutic effect occurs within two to four weeks of treatment.
For two or three days before the application of the "Diroton" you must cancel the diuretic (diuretic) medications.If cancellation of these drugs is not possible, the daily number of "Diroton" reduced to 5 mg
contraindications, side effects "Diroton»
«Diroton" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity, primary aldosteronism (a tumor of the adrenal cortex to produce large amounts of aldosterone), and renal artery stenosis, kidney failure, stenosis of the mouth of the aorta, a change of biochemical parameters of blood.With careful preparation is prescribed with bilateral renal artery stenosis or stenosis of the artery to a solitary kidney, in the states after kidney transplantation, renal failure, coronary heart disease, in severe forms of diabetes mellitus, suppression of bone marrow hematopoiesis, with hypovolemic states, elderly patients. «Diroton" not indicated for children under 16 years, during pregnancy and lactation.
«Diroton" may cause the following side effects: dizziness, headache, dry cough, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, low blood pressure, chest pain, skin rashes, disturbances in heart rate, myocardial infarction,anorexia, dry mouth, pancreatitis, fatigue, hair loss, itchy skin.It may appear drowsiness, confusion, convulsions, dyspnea, bronchospasm, reduced potency, anemia, worsening of gout, kidney failure, arthritis, fever, aching muscles and joints.When expressed side effects of the drug must be replaced.