Natrixam is prescribed as substitution treatment of high blood pressure in patients already taking indapamide and amlodipine from separate tablets in the same strength.
Natrixam is a combination of two active ingredients, indapamide and amlodipine.
Indapamide is a diuretic.
Diuretics increase the amount of urine produce by the kidneys.
However, indapamide is different from other diuretics, as it only causes a slight increase in the amount of urine produced.
Amlodipine is a calcium antagonist and it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily.
Each of the active ingredients reduces blood pressure.
HOW TO USE
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose is one tablet once a day, preferably in the morning.
The tablet should be swallowed as whole with water should not be chewed.
Natrixam should not be given to children and adolescents.
You should not take Natrixam: -with lithium due to the risk of increased levels of lithium in blood.
Do not take Natrixam if you have, hypotension, narrowing of the aortic heart valve, severe kidney disease, severe liver disease, low potassium levels or are breastfeeding.