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Arifon Brand names, Arifon Analogs

Arifon Brand Names Mixture

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Arifon Chemical_Formula

C16H16ClN3O3S

Arifon RX_link

http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/indap.htm

Arifon fda sheet

Arifon FDA

Arifon msds (material safety sheet)

Arifon MSDS

Arifon Synthesis Reference

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Arifon Molecular Weight

365.835 g/mol

Arifon Melting Point

161 oC

Arifon H2O Solubility

75 mg/L

Arifon State

Solid

Arifon LogP

2.088

Arifon Dosage Forms

Tablet

Arifon Indication

For the treatment of hypertension, alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs as well as for the treatment of salt and fluid retention associated with congestive heart failure or edema from pregnancy.

Arifon Pharmacology

Indapamide is an antihypertensive and a diuretic. It contains both a polar sulfamoyl chlorobenzamide moiety and a lipid- soluble methylindoline moiety. Indapamide bears a structural similarity to the triazide diuretics which are known to decrease vascular smooth muscle reactivity. However, it differs chemically from the thiazides in that it does not possess the thiazide ring system and contains only one sulfonamide group. Indapamide appears to cause vasodilation, probably by inhibiting the passage of calcium and other ions (sodium, potassium) across membranes. This same effect may cause hypokalcemia in susceptible individuals. Indapamide has also been shown to cause uterine myometrial relaxation in experimental animals. Overall, indapamide has an extra-renal antihypertensive action resulting in a decrease in vascular hyperreactivity and a reduction in total peripheral and arteriolar resistance.

Arifon Absorption

Rapidly absorbed from gastrointestinal tract.

Arifon side effects and Toxicity

Side effects include electrolyte imbalance (potassium or salt depletion due to too much fluid loss), nausea, stomach disorders, vomiting, weakness

Arifon Patient Information

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Arifon Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals