What is Gopten (Trandolapril) used for?
This product is manufactured in Turkey.
Gopten (Trandolapril) is an ACE inhibitor prescribed to treat patients with high blood pressure (hypertension). The medication relaxes blood vessels in the body to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work required by the heart. This action can prevent heart failure or improve survivability of people suffering a heart attack. Your doctor may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted condition.
How should I use Gopten (Trandolapril)?
Gopten (Trandolapril) is typically administered once or twice each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular instructions will be determined by your doctor after observing your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses whole with a large glass of water to aid absorption. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing, splitting, or chewing them before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Gopten (Trandolapril)?
Gopten (Trandolapril) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
More serious side effects that may occur include unexpected weight gain, sensitive skin, swelling, decreased urination, trouble breathing, irregular heartbeat, high potassium levels, low calcium levels, or faintness. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or adjustments to your regimen to prevent more complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Gopten (Trandolapril) if you have hereditary angioedema, outflow tract obstruction, or aortic stenosis. Also disclose if you are taking diuretic medications or have diabetes, heart failure, kidney failure, renal artery stenosis, or hardening of the arteries. These conditions may cause problems during treatment requiring reduced dosages.
Strictly use Gopten (Trandolapril) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Gopten (Trandolapril) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.