VALENT 160MG TABLET

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for VALENT 160MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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₹17.5/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for VALENT TABLET

VALZAAR 160MG TABLET
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Medicine Overview of VALENT TABLET

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Uses of VALENT TABLET

Valent 160mg tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of VALENT TABLET

Common

Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use VALENT 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valent 160mg tablet at a fixed time.

How VALENT TABLET works

Valent 160mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on VALENT TABLET

Expert advice for VALENT TABLET

  • Valsartan can be taken with or without food.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Valsartan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for VALENT 160MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Valent 160mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Occasionally dizziness or weariness may occur.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, HEPLOCK 10IU INJECTION, LOPARIN 40MG PREFILLED SYRINGE, LITHOCAP 300MG CAPSULE

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for VALENT 160MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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