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PIL Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
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Make sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of INFORMATION FOR THE USER
the following medicines, as special care may be Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
- medicines used for heart rhythm problems (e.g.
quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide, amio- Prolonged-release Tablets darone, sotalol, ibutilide, dofetilide, digitalis),
- medicines used to treat mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia (e.g. tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic drugs, neurolep- Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start taking this medicine.
- bepridil (used to treat angina pectoris, a condition - Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it - cisapride (used to treat reduced movement of the - If you have any further questions, ask your - diphemanil (used to treat gastric problems such as ulcers, too much acid, overactive digestive - This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, - sparfloxacin, moxifloxacin (antibiotics used to even if their symptoms are the same as yours.
- If any of the side effects get serious, or if you - halofantrine (antiparasitic drugs used to treat notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
- pentamidine (used to treat certain types of pneu- - mizolastine (used to treat allergic reactions, such 1. What Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg is and what it is used for - non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain relief (e.g. ibuprofen) or high doses of acetylsali- - angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (used to treat high blood pressure and heart - oral corticosteroids used to treat various condi- 1. WHAT LORVACS XL 1.5 MG IS AND WHAT IT
tions including severe asthma and rheumatoid IS USED FOR
This medicine is intended to reduce high blood - baclofen (to treat muscle stiffness occurring in It is a prolonged-release tablet containing indapa- - potassium-sparing diuretics (amiloride, spirono- Indapamide is a diuretic. Most diuretics increase - metformin (to treat diabetes), the amount of urine produced by the kidneys. - iodinated contrast media (used for tests involving 2. BEFORE YOU TAKE LORVACS XL 1.5 MG
- calcium tablets or other calcium supplements, Do not take Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
- ciclosporin, tacrolimus or other medicines to - if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to indapamide depress the immune system after organ trans- or any other sulphonamide or to any of the other plantation, to treat autoimmune diseases, or severe rheumatic or dermatological diseases, - tetracosactide (to treat Crohn’s disease).
- if you have severe liver disease or suffer from a Pregnancy and breast-feeding
condition called hepatic encephalopathy (liver Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before problems which affect the brain and central taking any medicine. This medicine is not recommended during pregnan- - if you have low potassium levels in your blood.
cy. When a pregnancy is planned or confirmed, the Take special care with Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
switch to an alternative treatment should be initia- ted as soon as possible. Please tell your doctor if you are pregnant or wish to become pregnant. The active ingredient is excreted in milk. Breastfeeding - if you have any heart rhythm problems or pro- is not advisable if you are taking this medicine. Driving and using machines
- if you need to have a test to check how well your This medicine can cause side effects such as dizziness or tiredness due to lowering of the blood You should tell your doctor if you have had photo- pressure (see section 4). These side effects are more likely to occur after initiation of the treatment Your doctor may give you blood tests to check for and after dose increases. If this occurs, you should low sodium or potassium levels or high calcium refrain from driving and other activities requiring If you think any of these situations may apply to you Important information about some of the ingre-
or you have any questions or doubts about taking dients of Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
your medicine, you should consult your doctor or This medicine contains lactose monohydrate. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an Athletes should be aware that this medicine contains intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor an active ingredient, which may give a positive before taking this medicinal product. reaction in doping tests.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are Always take Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg exactly as your taking or have recently taken any other medici- doctor has told you. You should check with your nes, including medicines obtained without a doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
You should not take Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg with lithium The usual dose is one tablet each day, preferably (used to treat depression) due to the risk of increa- in the morning. The tablets can be taken with or without food. They should be swallowed whole LOCATION : Indrad
Supersedes A / W No.:
: 150 x 300 mm_Front Side
CODE : 8026619-9703
DATE : 25-01-2011
Prepared By Pkg.Dev
Reviewed By Pkg.Dev
Reviewed By RA
Approved By CQA
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PIL Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
Farbe: Pantone Reflex Blue U
with water. Do not crush or chew them. Treatment ness, loss of appetite, weight gain and joint pain), for high blood pressure is usually life-long. this might get worse. Cases of photosensitivity If you take more Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg than you reactions (change in skin appearance) after ex-
posure to the sun or artificial UVA have also been If you have taken too many tablets, contact your reported.
Some changes may occur in your blood and your A very large dose of Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg could cause doctor may need to give you blood tests to check nausea (feeling sick), vomiting, low blood pressure, your condition. The following changes in your blood cramps, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion and test results may occur: changes in the amount of urine produced by the - low potassium in the blood, - low sodium in the blood that may lead to dehydra- If you forget to take Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
If you forget to take a dose of your medicine, take - increase in uric acid, a substance which may the next dose at the usual time. Do not take a dou- cause or worsen gout - painful joint(s) especially ble dose to make up for the forgotten dose.
- increase in blood glucose levels in diabetic pa- If you stop taking Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg
As the treatment for high blood pressure is usually - increase of calcium in blood. life-long, you should discuss with your doctor be- fore stopping this medicinal product.
If any of the side effects get serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this
If you have any further questions on the use of leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Like all medicines, Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg can cause Do not use this medicine after the expiry data which side effects, although not everybody gets them.
is stated on the carton and blister. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Commonly (less than 1 patient in 10 but more This product does not require any special storage
than 1 in 100):
- Low potassium in the blood, which may cause Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewa- muscle weakness, allergic reactions, mainly der- ter or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These Uncommonly (less than 1 patient in 100 but measures will help to protect the environment.
more than 1 in 1000):
- Vomiting, purpura (red pinpoints on skin) in 6. FURTHER INFORMATION
subjects with a tendency to allergic and asthma- What Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg contains
Rarely (less than 1 patient in 1000 but more The active substance is indapamide. Each tablet
than 1 in 10,000):
- Feeling of tiredness, dizziness, headache, pins The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, pregelatinised maize starch, hypromellose, silica - Nausea (feeling sick), constipation, dry mouth; colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate, macro- - Increased risk of dehydration in the elderly and in gol 6000, titanium dioxide (E171).
patients suffering from heart failure.
What Lorvacs XL 1.5 mg looks like and contents
Very rarely (less than 1 patient in 10,000):
of the pack
- Heart rhythm irregularities (causing palpitations, White to off-white, round shaped, biconvex, prolon- feeling of the heart pounding), low blood pressure; ged-release film-coated tablets which come in - Kidney disease (causing symptoms of tiredness, boxes of 10, 14, 15, 20, 30, 50, 60, 90 and 100. Not increased need to urinate, itchy skin, feeling sick, all pack sizes may be marketed.
- Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas which causes upper abdominal pain), abnormal liver Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufac-
function (with symptoms such as tiredness, loss turer
of appetite, feeling or being sick, swollen extremi- Marketing Authorisation Holder
ties, yellow skin). In cases of liver failure, there is Torrent Pharma (UK) Ltd.
a possibility of getting hepatic encephalopathy Unit 4, Charlwood Court, (liver problems which affect the brain and central County Oak Way - Changes in blood cells, such as thrombocytope- West Sussex. RH11 7XA nia (decrease in the number of platelets which United Kingdom causes easy bruising and nasal bleeding), leuco- Manufacturer
penia (decrease in white blood cells which may cause unexplained fever, soreness of the throat Torrent Pharma (UK) Ltd.
or other flu-like symptoms – if this occurs, contact Unit 4, Charlwood Court, your doctor) and anaemia (decrease in red blood County Oak Way - Angioedema and/or urticaria, severe skin mani- West Sussex. RH11 7XA festations. Angioedema is characterised by United Kingdom swelling of the skin around the eyes, lips, hands This leaflet was last approved in 01/2011.
or feet. It may cause swelling of the throat, tongue or airways resulting in shortness of breath or dif- PL 36687/0001
ficulty in swallowing. If this occurs, contact your If you suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus (a disorder of the immune system leading to inflam- mation and damage to the joints, tendons and organs with symptoms including skin rashes, tired- LOCATION : Indrad
Supersedes A /W No.:
: 150 x 300 mm_Back Side
CODE : 8026619-9703
DATE : 25-01-2011

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Prepared By Pkg.Dev
Reviewed By Pkg.Dev
Reviewed By RA
Approved By CQA
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