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Aprovel 150 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Aprovel Tablet

Aprovel 150 mg Tablet helps reduce high blood pressure, thus lowering the chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It may also be used to improve the symptoms of chronic (long-standing) heart failure. It helps to preserve kidney function, especially in patients with diabetes. This medicine may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It is taken by mouth (orally), with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Side effects are few and uncommon with this medicine. However, dizziness may occur due to low blood pressure, particularly after the first dose.

Aprovel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Aprovel 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. Aprovel 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aprovel Tablet works

Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Aprovel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor. Taking Irbesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Aprovel 150 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE
Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Aprovel 150 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, there is limited information available on use of Aprovel 150 mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease. Please inform your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Aprovel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Aprovel 150 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
  • Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the level of  urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood.
  • Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen, along with this medicine without consulting your doctor.
  • Do not take Aprovel 150 mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is irbesartan an alpha /a beta blocker/ calcium channel blocker/an ace inhibitor/a statin/ diuretic/ nitrate?

No. Irbesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker

Q. Is Aprovel safe?

Yes. Aprovel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is irbesartan and losartan the same?

No. Both are different drugs of the same class; however, they differ in their pharmacokinetic profile

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with irbesartan?

Use of ibuprofen with irbesartan may reduce the effects of irbesartan in lowering blood pressure. In addition, if this combination is taken frequently, it may affect the kidney function

Q. Can I take paracetamol with irbesartan?

Yes. You can take paracetamol with irbesartan

Q. Can I take aspirin with Aprovel?

Use of aspirin with Aprovel may reduce the effects of Aprovel in lowering blood pressure. In addition, if this combination is taken frequently, it may affect your kidney function

Q. Does Aprovel lower heart rate?

Yes. Aprovel may lower your heart rate

Q. Does Aprovel cause constipation/ weight gain/ hair loss/ erectile dysfunction / impotence/ diarrhea/ ringing in the ears/ depression?

No. Aprovel does not cause any of the above side effects. However, if you experience such side effects please consult your doctor immediately.

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