Arkamin H Tablet

Arkamin H Tablet

Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Uses of Arkamin H Tablet:
High blood pressure, High blood pressure, Oedema
Composition of Arkamin H Tablet:
Clonidine 100mcg + Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg
MRP: ₹17.8
Product Details

SKU: PC-85
Product Description: Arkamin H Tablet is manufactured by Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Clonidine is generally used in treatment of the treatment of high blood pressure. It can also be used in treatment for used to prevent migraine attacks and hot flushes that may occur in women during the menopause.
Hydrochlorothiazide is generally used in treatment of high blood pressure and oedema Used in treatement of oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.

Side effects

  • Altered blood lipids
  • Constipation
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Glucose intolerance
  • Headache
  • Increased blood uric acid
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Clonidine, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Clonidine is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Hydrochlorothiazide, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Hydrochlorothiazide is to be taken with food.

How it works

Clonidine is an alpha-2 agonist. It makes the condition better by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic drug. It helps lower blood pressure and swelling by eliminiating the excessive electrolytes and water from the body. It also helps in relaxing the blood vessles, thus improving the blood flow.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Does high blood pressure need to be treated?
When the blood pressure is high, the heart has to work harder to pump blood throughout the body, which causes damage to the blood vessels. If high blood pressure is not treated, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and vision problems.

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
It is recommended to follow your doctor advice before using this medication.

Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
Hydrochlorothiazide is the derivative of chlorothiazide.

Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
(Name) is safe, if used as per the dose prescribed by the doctor. If you have any kidney ailments, consult your doctor regarding the usage of this drug.

Q. Can I take $name with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of $name. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does $name cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
The mentioned side effects are uncommon or rare. It is recommended to consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effcts.

Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Hydrochlorothiazide is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide and has sulfa in it.

Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
Hydrochlorothiazide doesn't clean your system, whereas it decreases the fluid in the body.

Expert Advice

  • Clonidine lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.Eat healthy (low-sodium diet), exercise, quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, and reduce stress along with taking ClonidineClonidine may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.It may cause you to feel lightheaded especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Hydrochlorothiazide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.Monitor your blood pressure after starting Hydrochlorothiazide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.


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