Arkamin Tablet

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    Arkamin Information

    Arkamin is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High BP. The alternative uses of Arkamin have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Arkamin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    While these are the most often observed Arkamin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Arkamin go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Arkamin's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. In addition, Arkamin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Arkamin related warnings section.

    Other contraindications of Arkamin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Arkamin may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Arkamin is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Arkamin Benefits & Uses

    Arkamin is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Arkamin Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.1 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Arkamin Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Arkamin safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Arkamin. If you are pregnant, do not take Arkamin without a doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Arkamin safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Arkamin. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Arkamin on the Kidneys?


      Arkamin rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Arkamin on the Liver?


      Arkamin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Arkamin on the Heart?


      Arkamin is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Arkamin with Other Drugs

    Arkamin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate

    Mild



    Arkamin Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Arkamin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Arkamin

    • Is this Arkamin habit forming or addictive?


      Arkamin is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Arkamin, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Arkamin can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Arkamin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Arkamin is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Arkamin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Arkamin


      Taking Arkamin with food does not harm your health.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Arkamin


      Taking Arkamin with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Arkamin

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Arkamin treat hot flashes?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Arkamin can be used to treat hot flashes. However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment.

    Question over 5 years ago

    Can I take Arkamin without consulting a doctor?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    No, Arkamin is a prescription drug, so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Arkamin treat OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder)?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Arkamin can treat OCD (Obsessive-compulsive disorder). However, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Arkamin work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Arkamin contains clonidine which is a vasodilator. Arkamin treats high blood pressure by decreasing heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow easily throughout the body. Extended-release tablets of clonidine treat ADHD by affecting the part of the brain that controls attention and impulsivity.

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Arkamin?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Arkamin is a brand name of clonidine and it is available in the form of a tablet and injection. It belongs to the class of drugs known as centrally acting alpha-agonist antihypertensive drugs. Arkamin is a prescription drug that is used in the management of hypertension (high blood pressure) and extended release form tablet is used to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Arkamin is also used for the treatment of dysmenorrhea, hypertensive crisis, Tourette's syndrome, menopausal hot flashes, alcohol, and opiate withdrawal, and smoking cessation therapy.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Catapres® (clonidine hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 565-566

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 332-334

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