Arkamin 100 Mcg
USA Brand Name
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
What is Arkamin 100 mcg?
Arkamin 100 is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure or Hypertension.
Clonidine, the main ingredient of this medicine, helps control your blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. As a result, your heart beats slowly and easily.
Uses of Arkamin
Arkamin 100 mcg is used to treat Hypertension.
High blood pressure is a sign of this condition worsening over time.
High blood pressure can cause thickening and hardening of arteries, leading to stroke or a heart attack.
This medicine is prescribed to lower blood pressure. It does not cure Hypertension but helps treat it.
How does Arkamin 100 work?
Clonidine, the main ingredient in medicine, is an Alpha-2 Adrenoceptor Agonist.
The drug works in the brain to change a few nerve impulses. As a result, the blood vessels relax for the blood to flow more easily, lowering the blood pressure.
The blood and oxygen going to the heart increase when blood pressure is lowered.
You should take this Arkamin as advised by the doctor.
NOTE: Do not take more than the prescribed dosage of Arkamin 100 mcg.
Try not to miss the dose of this medicine. If you forgot to take your medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
It is essential to take 100 mcg tablets of Arkamin as per your doctor’s recommendation. In case of an overdose, seek medical assistance immediately.
How to take Arkamin 100 mcg?
- Arkamin 100 tablets are to be taken as per the doctor’s prescription.
- The tablet should be taken orally with a glass of water
- Do not break or crush the medicine
What are the available forms of Arkamin?
Things to remember
- Do not consume 100 mcg variation of Arkamin if allergic to any ingredient.
- Before taking this drug, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive.
- Drink lots of fluids when taking Arkamin.
- Avoid alcohol, driving, or operating heavy machinery when taking this medicine.
- Keep the tablets out of the reach of children
The medicine may have some common side effects such as:
- Dry mouth
- Sleep disorders
- Nausea or Vomiting
- Orthostatic hypotension
- Erectile dysfunction
You should avoid the consumption of this medication if you are suffering from the following conditions:
- Renal dysfunction
You must inform your doctor if you take herbal supplements or other drugs.
This medicine for lowering blood pressure might interact with the below-mentioned medicines:
Keep the medicine at room temperature below 30℃. Prevent exposure to direct sunlight and moisture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Arkamin Tablet for?
Arkamin 100 mcg is an alpha-2 adrenoceptor agonist medicine. The main ingredient in the drug, Clonidine, helps treat Hypertension.
When should I take Arkamin?
This medicine is used to be taken as per your doctor’s recommendation. To maintain a constant level of this medication in the body, take it simultaneously every day.
Is Arkamin a sleeping pill?
This drug is not a sleep medication. It is prescribed to treat Hypertension. However, sleepiness is a side effect of this drug.
Can I use this medicine if I am pregnant?
This medication is not prescribed for pregnant women unless necessary. Please check with your doctor for an alternative.
Can I use this medicine if I am breastfeeding?
This medicine is unsuitable for breastfeeding women as Arkamin can pass through breast milk. Consult with your doctor for an alternative