Medication Description: Indapamide
INDAPAMIDE (Indapamide) *. 4-Chloro-N- (2-methyl-1-indolinyl) -3-sulfamoyl benzamide.
Synonyms: Arifon, Extur, Fludex, Indaflex, Ipamix, Lorvas, Metindamide, Natrilix, Tandix, etc.
In structure and action, it is close to clopamide; is its indolinyl analog.
Like clopamide, it has a diuretic and antihypertensive effect. In hypertensive patients, it reduces peripheral vascular tone and general peripheral resistance.
Assign mainly with hypertension stage I and II.
Is ingested by 0.0025 g (2, 5 mg = 1 tablet; adult) 1 time per day - in the morning before meals.
The drug is usually well tolerated, but the same precautions must be observed as with other similar diuretics.
Form release: drops on 2, 5 mg.
Storage: List B.