Treatment of essential hypertension of mild to moderate severity. Acute myocardial infarction. Treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction within the first 24 hours with signs or symptoms (or without) of heart failure with stable hemodynamics, provided that they have not been treated with thrombolytic therapy.
Composition and form of release
It is realized in the form of the tablets covered with a film cover. Each tablet contains 30 mg of zofenopril calcium. The drug is sold in 7 tablets, placed in blisters, 2 blisters in a cardboard box.
The drug is used in the treatment of hypertension. It is used to treat essential hypertension of mild or moderate severity.
In addition, it is prescribed in the first 24 hours in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction, accompanied or not accompanied by symptoms of acute heart failure and characterized by stable hemodynamics, but only if the patient has not received thrombolytic treatment.
Not prescribed in case of hypersensitivity to zofenopril calcium or other ACE inhibitors. The drug should not be used if the patient has previously developed angioneurotic edema caused by ACE inhibitors, and has a history of hereditary or idiopathic angioneurotic edema.
Absolute contraindications to the drug are severe hepatic impairment, pregnancy and lactation, as well as bilateral bilateral renal artery stenosis or unilateral in the presence of a single kidney.
Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Method of application and dose
The drug is taken orally regardless of food. The dose of the drug is selected individually taking into account the response of the patient’s body to the introduction of the drug.
In the treatment of hypertension, the dose of the drug is selected taking into account the level of blood pressure. The dose should be increased at least 4 weeks apart.
Patients who do not suffer from water or salt depletion in the initial dosage receive 15 mg once a day. The dosage is increased until the blood pressure level normalizes. In most cases, the effective therapeutic dose is 30 mg. The highest daily dose is 60 mg.
At reception of means in high doses at the patient development of heavy arterial hypotension, stupor, shock, bradycardia, electrolyte disturbances and renal dysfunction is observed.
Treatment consists of constant monitoring of the level of electrolytes and creatinine in the serum, gastric lavage and prescribing the patient the correct treatment. In severe cases, drugs are prescribed to increase the volume of blood plasma.
Sometimes taking the drug can cause dizziness, headache, cough, dyspeptic disorders, angioneurotic edema, local allergic reactions, muscle cramps, fatigue, asthenia, hypoglycemia, depression, changes in consciousness, insomnia, disorientation, disorientation, pa impaired vision, tinnitus and dry mouth.
Conditions and terms of storage
Zocardis 30 Mg should be stored in the original package, out of reach of children. Duration of storage of means – 3 years.