About Abel-80 Tablet 10’s
Abel-80 Tablet 10’s belongs to a group of medications called ‘anti-hypertensives’ primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure is a chronic (long-term) condition in which blood pressure is elevated persistently in higher than normal levels. If left untreated, this condition can increase the risk of heart-related diseases like heart attack, heart failure, stroke, irregular heartbeat, and leads to other complications.
Abel-80 Tablet 10’s contains ‘Azilsartan medoxomil’, is an angiotensin-II receptor antagonist (AIIRAs), which narrows and relaxes the constricted blood vessels increasing the blood pressure; therefore blocking angiotensin can result in widening of the narrowed blood vessels. This effect allows the blood to flow more smoothly in the blood vessels.
Abel-80 Tablet 10’s is available in the form of a tablet. Take Abel-80 Tablet 10’s with or without food or as directed by your doctor. The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. The common side-effects of Abel-80 Tablet 10’s are dizziness, diarrhoea, low blood pressure, nausea, muscle spasms, skin rash, and itching. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience severe diarrhoea, considerable weight loss, or other unwanted effects.
Do not take Abel-80 Tablet 10’s if you are allergic to ‘azilsartan medoxomil’ or any ingredients present in it. A Abel-80 Tablet 10’s should not be used in pregnant women who are more than 3 months pregnant, patients with diabetes or kidney failure, and do not use blood pressure-lowering medicine containing aliskiren. Inform your doctor if you are taking potassium supplements or any other prescription or non-prescription drugs. Abel-80 Tablet 10’s is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
Uses of Abel-80 Tablet 10’s
Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Abel-80 Tablet 10’s contains ‘Azilsartan medoxomil’ which belongs to the class of ‘antihypertensives’. It is primarily used to reduce high blood pressure. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB) that blocks the hormone angiotensin. Angiotensin narrows the blood vessels increasing the blood pressure; therefore blocking angiotensin can widen the narrowed blood vessels. This effect allows the blood to flow more smoothly in the blood vessels and lower blood pressure.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Abel-80 Tablet 10’s
- Low blood pressure
- Muscle spasms
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take Abel-80 Tablet 10’s if you are allergic to ‘azilsartan medoxomil’ or any other ingredients present in it. Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, heart problems, diabetes, or kidney problems, and taking blood pressure-lowering medication containing aliskiren. Also, inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs and nutritional supplements. Take Abel-80 Tablet 10’s with caution if you have kidney, severe liver disease, have a disease of the adrenal gland called primary hyperaldosteronism, have raised potassium levels in the blood, or if you are on dialysis. During treatment, seek medical attention if you experience severe, persistent diarrhoea and substantial weight loss.
Drug-drug interactions: Abel-80 Tablet 10’s may interact with Lithium (a medicine for mental health problems), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, heparin (a medicine for thinning the blood), diuretics (water tablets), Aliskiren or other medicines to lower your blood pressure (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor blocker, such as enalapril, lisinopril, ramipril or valsartan, telmisartan).
Drug-food interactions: Abel-80 Tablet 10’s may interact with high potassium-containing food and drinks. Also, alcohol should not be consumed while taking Abel-80 Tablet 10’s.
Drug-disease interactions: Abel-80 Tablet 10’s should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems, liver disease, heart failure, diabetes, hyperkalemia (increased potassium levels in the blood), and adrenal gland problems.