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Kerendia 10 Tablet is a medicine used for reducing the risk of heart attack and heart failure in adult patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with type 2 diabetes. It reduces the retention of salt and water in the body. This helps the heart work better and lowers the risk of heart attacks.
 

Kerendia 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. The doctor may closely monitor your blood pressure, heart rate, and ECG till you become stable. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection.

Common side effects of this medicine include high potassium level, low blood pressure, and low sodium level in the body. If you experience any of these side effects, consult your doctor. They may be able to help by reducing the dosage, or by prescribing you an alternate medicine.

This medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking for any medical conditions. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before taking this medicine.
 

Active Ingredient (Generic Name):Finerenone
Indication:Reducing the Risk of Heart Attack and Heart Failure
Manufacturer:Bayer Zydus Pharma
Packaging:14 Tablets in Strip
Strength:10mg
Delivery Time:6 To 15 days

USES OF KERENDIA TABLET

  • Prevention of Heart failure
  • Prevention of Heart attack

BENEFITS OF KERENDIA TABLET

In Prevention of Heart failure

Heart failure means your heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to your lungs and the rest of your body. The most common symptoms are breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling in your legs, ankles, abdomen and other parts of your body.

When the heart has to deal with too much salt and water, it can become weak and not work properly, leading to heart failure. Kerendia 10 Tablet helps the heart by preventing it from getting overloaded with these substances. This way, it keeps the heart stronger and lowers the chances of heart failure, especially in patients with chronic kidney disease.

In Prevention of Heart attack

Kerendia 10 Tablet prevents the body from holding on to too much salt and water. This helps the heart work better and lowers the risk of heart attacks, especially in those with kidney issues. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes, such as eating healthy and staying active, to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

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SIDE EFFECTS OF KERENDIA TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Kerendia

  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Decreased sodium level in blood

HOW TO USE KERENDIA TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Kerendia 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW KERENDIA TABLET WORKS

Kerendia 10 Tablet works as potassium sparing diuretic by blocking the activity of certain steroids that can damage the heart and kidneys.

SAFETY ADVICE

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kerendia 10 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

 

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

Kerendia 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

 

Breast feeding

CAUTION

Kerendia 10 Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

 

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR

It is not known whether Kerendia 10 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

 

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED

Kerendia 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kerendia 10 Tablet is recommended.

 

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED

Kerendia 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Kerendia 10 Tablet is recommended.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE KERENDIA TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Kerendia 10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

 

Quick tips

  • For patients who are unable to swallow whole tablets, Kerendia 10 Tablet may be crushed and mixed with water or soft foods, before taking it.

  • Inform your doctor if you are taking potassium supplements or any other medications for high blood pressure or heart disease.

  • Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraception during the treatment to avoid getting pregnant.

  • Kerendia 10 Tablet contains lactose; inform your doctor if you have lactose intolerance.

  • Lactating women should exercise cautions while on treatment with this medicine.

 

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  • Q. Does Kerendia 10 Tablet reduce the risk for heart failure events in high-risk patients?

    Yes, a study reported that Kerendia 10 Tablet reduces new-onset of heart failure and improves other heart failure outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, irrespective of a history of heart failure or heart disease.

    Q. Does Kerendia 10 Tablet increase potassium levels in the body?

    Yes, Kerendia 10 Tablet may result in hyperkalemia (increased potassium level), especially in patients with reduced kidney function and with already high potassium levels. Your doctor may monitor your potassium level before and during the treatment with Kerendia 10 Tablet and may adjust its dose accordingly.

    Q. Can a breastfeeding women take Kerendia 10 Tablet?

    Breastfeeding women should exercised cautions while on treatment with this medicine. Consult your doctor.

    Q. Can Kerendia 10 Tablet result in low blood pressure?

    Yes, Kerendia 10 Tablet may cause a decrease in blood pressure that can lead to hypotension.

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