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Valfect 80mg Tablet

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Composition for Valfect 80mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Valfect 80mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Valfect Tablet

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Uses of Valfect Tablet

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

Common

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

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

How Valfect Tablet works

Valfect 80mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Valfect Tablet

Expert advice for Valfect Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Valfect 80mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chances of future heart attack & strokes.
  • 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 80mg 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 80mg 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 80mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Valfect 80mg Tablet.
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Valfect Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Valfect Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valfect 80mg 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 80mg 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 80mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Valfect 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valfect 80mg 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 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valfect 80mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Valfect Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Valfect 80mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Valfect Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Valsartan

Valfect is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)
Yes, Diovan is the brand name for Valfect
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
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
Valfect is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Valfect with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Valfect with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Valfect with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar
Valfect with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Valfect with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf, Rolimus
Valfect with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Valfect with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Valfect with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Valfect with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Valfect with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Valfect with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Valfect with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Valfect with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Valfect with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Valfect with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine
Valfect with Indapamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap, Divret, Inzu, Natridac
Valfect with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral
Valfect with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Valfect with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin, Ascad, E Prin
Valfect with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Valfect with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Valfect with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Valfect with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
Valfect with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Maxiflam, Doly, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Robin, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Merisulide, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nilpain, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy
Valfect with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Valfect with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip

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