Valent-H Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valent-H Tablet

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Uses of Valsartan

Valsartan is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Valsartan

Common

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

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How to use Valsartan

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

How Valent-H Tablet works

Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
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Uses of Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is used in hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide

Common

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Hydrochlorothiazide

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

How Valent-H Tablet works

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Valent-H Tablet

Expert advice for Valsartan

  • Valsartan can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • 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.

Expert advice for Hydrochlorothiazide

  • Hydrochlorothiazide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Hydrochlorothiazide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Warnings
Special precautions for Valent-H Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive ef
fects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valent-H 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
Valent-H Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Valent-H Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Valent-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valent-H 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.
Use of Valent-H Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Valent-H Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valent-H Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Valent-H 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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Frequently asked questions for Hydrochlorothiazide

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Yes.Hydrochlorothiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
No.Hydrochlorothiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.
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