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Brand name: Espler TM

Active ingredients: eplerenone

What it is used for

Eplerenone is indicated: - to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in combination with standard therapy in patients who have evidence of heart failure and left ventricular impairment within 3-14 days of an acute myocardial infarction (see CLINICAL TRIALS and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION). ; - to reduce the risk of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in adult patients with NYHA Class II (chronic) heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVEF less than or equal to 30% or LVEF less than or equal to 35% in addition to QRS duration of greater than 130 msec), in addition to standard optimal therapy (see CLINICAL TRIALS).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 48 Months.
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 48 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Beige, round, biconvex tablets, debossed '50' on one side

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient eplerenone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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