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VALENT 160MG TABLET

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Composition FOR VALENT

Valsartan(160mg)

food interaction for VALENT

alcohol interaction for VALENT

pregnancy interaction for VALENT

lactation interaction for VALENT

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valent 160mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Valent 160mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Valent 160mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    TACSANT 0.5 MG CAPSULE, HEPLOCK 10IU INJECTION 
  • MODERATE INTERACTION
    FEBRINIL 150MG INJECTION, AGPAR 125 MG SUSPENSION, DYNAPAR AQ INJECTION 1ML & 5 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR VALENT

    Valsartan(160mg)

    Uses

    Valent 160mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

    How it works

    Valent 160mg tablet relax the blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects

    Fatigue, Weakness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dizziness, Anemia, Vertigo, Renal impairment, Increased potassium level in blood

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR VALENT 160MG TABLET

    Patients taking VALENT 160MG TABLET

    • 77%
      Once A Day
    • 23%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR VALENT

    2 Substitutes
    2 Substitutes
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    Expert advice FOR VALENT

    • Valsartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Valsartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Valsartan.
    • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
    • Valsartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

    Frequently asked questions FOR VALENT

    Valsartan

    Q.

    Is valsartan an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, blood thinner, or ARB?
    Valsartan is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)

    Q.

    Is valsartan the same as Diovan?
    Yes, Diovan is the brand name for valsartan

    Q.

    Is valsartan generic?
    Yes, valsartan is a generic drug

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    Q.

    Can I take valsartan with Tylenol (acetaminophen), Viagra (sildenafil), Advil (ibuprofen) or amlodipine?
    Valsartan should not be given with Advil. It is not reported to interact with Tylenol, Viagra, or amlodipine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

    Q.

    Does valsartan cause weight gain, cough, dry mouth, insomnia, itching, hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), or lower heart rate?
    Valsartan may cause cough, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, or lower heart rate. It generally not been shown to cause dry mouth, insomnia, itching, or hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

    Q.

    Is valsartan safe?
    Valsartan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)