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Azmarda 50mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Azmarda Tablet

Azmarda 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart failure. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular complications and hospitalization in patients with chronic heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.

Azmarda Tablet side effects

Common
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Renal impairment
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Altered levels of potassium in blood
  • Diarrhea
  • Decrease in red blood cell count
  • Headache
  • Fainting
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Decreased sugar level in blood
  • Vertigo

How to use Azmarda 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. Azmarda 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Azmarda Tablet works

Azmarda 50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Sacubitril and Valsartan which belong to a class of angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI). This combination treats heart failure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood throughout your body. In addition, it also helps your body retain less water.

Azmarda Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Azmarda 50mg 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
No information is available on the use of Azmarda 50mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Azmarda 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Azmarda 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Azmarda 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Azmarda 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azmarda 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Azmarda 50mg Tablet for the treatment of of long-lasting (chronic) heart failure.
  • You should continue to stay active (light walking, stretching) and eat a healthy, low sodium diet along with taking this medication.
  • To reduce the chances of feeling dizzy, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may cause the level of potassium in your blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver or kidney diseases.
  • Do not take Azmarda 50mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Azmarda

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Dr. Souvik Sardar
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Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

Q. Who should avoid taking Azmarda?

Azmarda should be avoided in patients who are allergic to any of its components. Patients who are allergic to the use of ACE inhibitors or ARBs should avoid using this medicine. It should not be used along with other antihypertensive medicines like ACE inhibitor or ARBs. Do not take it for at least 36 hours before or after you take an ACE inhibitor medicine. In case of any doubt it is advisable to speak to your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Azmarda?

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including liver or kidney disease, history of facial swelling (angioedema). Inform him if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding. Let your doctor know what all medicines you are taking, especially the potassium supplements or its medicine salt, painkillers, blood pressure or heart failure medicines (such as ACE inhibitor, ARBs, or Aliskiren).

Q. Can I use Azmarda in pregnancy?

No, Azmarda should be avoided in pregnancy. Its use can cause injury and death to the baby. If you conceive while using Azmarda, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately.

Q. How would I know if I have high potassium levels?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically to detect high potassium levels (hyperkalemia). Make sure that you do not miss any future appointments with the doctor.

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