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    Aceril
    Dexcel
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    Aceril

    ACE Inhibitor. Captopril 12.5, 25, 50 mg.
    TABS: 90 x 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg. Max.
    dly. dose: 150 mg. Hypertens: Initial:
    25-50 mg 2 x dly in div. doses. Incr.
    intervals at least 2 wks: 100-150 mg dly
    in div. doses to reach target BP. Heart
    fail: Initial: 6.25-12.5 mg BID or TID.
    Titrat. to maint. dose (75-150 mg dly) at
    intervals of at least 2 wks. depen. on pt.
    response. Type 1 diabet. nephropathy:
    75-100 mg dly in div doses. MI, ren.
    impair., child, adolesc: See lit.
    Hypertens., C.H.F., insulin depend. diabet.
    nephropathy in hypertens./nonhypertens.
    pts. when serum creatinine
    level < 2.5 mg/dl. Left ventric. dysfunct.
    post MI. To improve survival follow. MI in
    clinic. stable pts. with left ventric.
    dysfunct. manifest. as eject. fract. < or
    equals 40% and to reduce incidence of
    overt heart fail. and subseq. hospitalizat.
    for C.H.F. in these patients.
    C/I: Pregn., lact., hypersens., former
    reacts. incl. swell. face, hands, lips,
    tongue of unknown origin. See lit.

    Adizem CD
    Rafa
    RX
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    Adizem CD

    Calcium Channel Blocker, Class IV Antiarrhythmic. Diltiazem (as HCl) 120, 180, 240 mg.
    C.R. CAPS: 30 x 120 mg, 180 mg, 240 mg.
    Usual start. dose: 240 mg 1 x dly. All
    strengths 1 x dly. See lit.
    Chron. stable ang. pect., ang. due to
    coronary art. spasm, hypertens.
    C/I: Sick-sinus syndr., 2nd or 3rd degree
    AV block (unless funct. ventric.
    pacemaker present), severe bradycard.,
    severe heart fail., severe hypotens. (syst.
    press. < 90 mm Hg), acute M.I.,
    radiograph. pulm. congest.

    Aldactone
    Pfizer
    RX
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    Aldactone

    Aldosterone Antagonist. Spironolactone 25 mg.
    TABS: 20 x 25 mg. 50-100 mg dly.
    Congest. card. fail. with oedema
    For manag. of edema an init. dly. dose
    of 100 mg of spironolactone admin. in
    either single or divided doses is
    recom., but may range from 25 mg-
    200 mg dly. Mainten. dose should be
    individ. determin.
    Pts. who tolerate 25 mg once dly. may
    have their dose incr. to 50 mg×1/d. as
    clinic. indic. Pts. who do not tolerate
    25mg ×1/d may have their dose
    reduced to 25 mg every other d.
    Admin. with food.
    Congest. heart fail; Cirrhot. ascites.
    C/I: Acute renal insuffic. , signific. renal
    compromise, anuria; Addison’s dis.;
    Hyperkalaem.; Hypersens. to spironolactone.; Concom. use of
    eplerenone or other K+ spar. diuret.;
    Ped. pts. with moder.- sev. renal impair.;
    Concom. use with other K+conserve.
    diuret., K+supplem. should not be given
    routin. with Aldactone as hyperkalaem.
    may be induced.

    Amlodipine Teva
    Teva
    RX
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    Amlodipine Teva

    Calcium Channel Blocker. Amlodipine Besylate 5 mg, 10 mg.
    TAB: 20, 30. Hypertens. and angina: Initial.
    5 mg dly, may incr. to max dly dose of
    10 mg depend. on pt. response.
    Dose titrat. can proceed over 7-14 days
    but may proceed more rapidly if clinic.
    warranted. No dose adjust. reqd. when
    used tog. with thiazide diuret.,
    ß-blockers and ACE inhibits. Elderly: As
    in younger pts. Child: Safety and effect.
    have not been established.
    Mild to mod. hypertens., chron. stable
    ang., confirmed or susp. vasospastic ang.
    (Prinzmetal’s or variant ang.). May be
    used alone or in combin. with other
    antihypertens. or antiang. agents.

    Amlow
    Unipharm
    RX
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    Amlow

    Calcium Channel Blocker. Amlodipine Maleate 5 mg, 10 mg.
    TABS: 20. Initial: 5 mg 1 x dly. May incr.
    to max. 10 mg dly depend. on pt.
    response. Elderly and young pts:
    Normal dosage regimen.
    Mild to mod. hypertens., vasospastic
    angina (Prinzmetal’s or variant angina),
    chronic stable angina.

    Atacand
    Astra Zeneca
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    Atacand

    Angiotensin II Antagonist. Candesartan Cilexetil 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 8 mg, 16 mg. Initial: 8 or 16
    mg 1 x dly. Maint: 8 or 16 mg 1 x dly,
    with or without food. Max. effect: 4
    wks.
    Hypertens.
    C/I: Hypersens., pregn., lact.


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