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Aprovel 300mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Aprovel 300mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. This medicine is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Aprovel 300mg Tablet can be prescribed either alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This is a widely used medicine and is considered safe for long-term use.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients and has few side effects. Dizziness, particularly after the first dose, is known to occur in some people. This may be associated with headache. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. No weight gain has been seen with the regular use of this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.

Side effects of Aprovel Tablet

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 300mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aprovel Tablet works

Aprovel 300mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Aprovel 300mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Aprovel 300mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aprovel 300mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Aprovel 300mg 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
Aprovel 300mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aprovel 300mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aprovel 300mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Aprovel 300mg Tablet is recommended.
However, there is limited information available on use of Aprovel 300mg Tablet in patients with severe liver disease. Please inform your doctor.

What if you forget to take Aprovel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Aprovel 300mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • 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 300mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Aprovel with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
Medicine for increased Blood pressure. Please suggest any medicine
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
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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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