Valfect 80 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Valfect Tablet

Valfect 80 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Valfect Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased potassium level in blood

How to use Valfect 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. Valfect 80 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Valfect Tablet works

Valfect 80 mg 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.

Valfect Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valfect 80 mg 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
Valfect 80 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Valfect 80 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valfect 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valfect 80 mg 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
Valfect 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valfect 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Valfect Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Valfect 80 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Valfect 80 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Valfect 80 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Valfect 80 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take Valfect 80 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Valfect 80 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Valfect with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Celparin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Excrete, Indizon, Indicard
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR
MODERATE
Brand(s): Chlornol
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valfect

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Valfect an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, blood thinner, or ARB?
Valfect is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)
Q. Is Valfect the same as Diovan?
Yes, Diovan is the brand name for Valfect
Q. Is Valfect generic?
Yes, Valfect 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 Valfect cause weight gain, cough, dry mouth, insomnia, itching, hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), or lower heart rate?
Valfect 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 Valfect safe?
Valfect is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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