Arkamin Tablet

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Clonidine (100 mcg)

Storage: Store at room temperature

Prescription Required

257 people have bought this recently

Arkamin Tablet

Manufactured by: Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Clonidine (100 mcg)

Storage: Store at room temperature

Prescription Required

257 people have bought this recently

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30 Tablet in 1 Strip

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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.

  1. Arkamin Benefits & Uses
  2. Arkamin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Arkamin Side Effects
  4. Arkamin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Arkamin with Other Drugs
  6. Arkamin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Arkamin
  8. Arkamin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Arkamin Benefits & Uses

Arkamin is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. ADHD
  3. Restlessness

Arkamin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Arkamin

Clonidine

Arkamin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Arkamin is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Erectile Dysfunction Moderate
  9. Depression
  10. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  11. Chest Pain Moderate
  12. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  13. Insomnia Mild
  14. Nasal congestion
  15. Erythema
  16. Edema Moderate
  17. Anxiety Mild
  18. Loss of appetite
  19. Bradycardia

Arkamin Related Warnings

Is the use of Arkamin safe for pregnant women?

Arkamin shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical 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?

Very few cases of side effects of Arkamin on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Arkamin on the Liver?

Arkamin has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Arkamin on the Heart?

Arkamin has very mild side effects on 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 -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Acetazolamide

    Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan,Phenylephrine

      Codeine

      Phenytoin

      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 -

      1. Diabetes
      2. Sinusitis
      3. Depression
      4. Heart Failure
      5. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Arkamin

      Is this Arkamin habit forming or addictive?

      Arkamin does not cause addiction.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Arkamin. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, but consume Arkamin only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      There is no benefit of taking Arkamin for mental disorders.

      No

      Arkamin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Arkamin

      Taking Arkamin with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Arkamin

      Consumption of alcohol and Arkamin together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe

      Arkamin FAQs

      Question almost 2 years ago

      Is Arkamin safe to use?

      Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Arkamin is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dry mouth, weakness, nervousness, and decreased sexual ability. If you experience the above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

      Question about 2 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.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Can Arkamin cause anxiety?

      Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS , General Physician

      No, Arkamin does not cause anxiety. In fact, this drug is effective for reducing anxiety attack. However, the exact mechanism by which Arkamin works in the anxiety is unknown but it is a safe and effective drug to prevent anxiety.

      Question over 1 year ago

      Does Arkamin treat hot flashes?

      Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

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

      Question almost 2 years ago

      How long can I safely take Arkamin?

      Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

      Take Arkamin as long as it is recommended by your doctor. Using this drug beyond that period might not be good for you because it can lead to unintended side effects.

      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

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      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Catapres® (clonidine hydrochloride)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 565-566
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 332-334
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