Generic Frumil (Amiloride)
Frumil
Frumil is a potent diuretic that is used for treatment of hypertension and swelling caused by heart failure and other conditions.
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Product Description
Common use

Frumil (Amiloride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Midamor) is a diuretic combination used in the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, edematous syndrome of various origin (including those which occur with chronic heart failure nephrotic syndrome, cirrhosis).



Dosage and direction

If you are treated for high blood pressure use of Frumil requires several weeks as it does not treat hypertension but just keeps it under control.



Precautions

If you are sick with diabetes, kidney or liver disease, drug allergies notify your doctor about your condition. Do not large amounts of food with high content of potassium such as bananas, baked potatoes, cantaloupe, avocado, raisins, cooked spinach. Alcohol may increase the effects of this drug and some of its side effects. Do not stand up from a lying position rapidly, just sit for a few minutes before rising. Frumil does not cause potassium loss from the body so there is no need in salt substitutes. Inform your doctor if you are plan pregnancy or are already pregnant.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, hyperpotassemia, severe kidney disorders, hepatic coma.



Possible side effect

This drug may cause dizziness or vision changes, dehydration (dry mouth) or thirst, vomit, nausea, headache hyperpotassemia. Seek for medical attention in case you experience muscle cramps, irregular heartbeat, tingling of the hands or feet, fatigue, breathing difficulties, difficulty urinating.



Drug interaction

Frumil may interact with such drugs: ACE inhibitors, barbiturates, cholestyramine, corticosteroids, insulin, cyclosporine, muscle relaxants such as tubocurarine, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, other high blood pressure medications.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. If so do not take the missed dose. Do not try to compensate a missed dose by taking an extra one.



Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have taken too much of Frumil. There are not special signs of overdose for this medication except of dehydration.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 59-86 F (between 15-30 C), keep Frumil away from moisture and sunlight.



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We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.