Valzaar 40mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Valzaar 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹7.14/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Valzaar Tablet

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Uses of Valzaar Tablet

Valzaar 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and Heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Valzaar Tablet

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

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How to use Valzaar 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 Valzaar 40mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Valzaar Tablet works

Valzaar 40mg 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 Valzaar Tablet

Expert advice for Valzaar Tablet

  • Valzaar 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.
  • Valzaar 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Valzaar 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valzaar 40mg 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
Valzaar 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Valzaar 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Valzaar 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Valzaar 40mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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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 Valzaar 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Valsartan

Valzaar 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 Valzaar
Yes, Valzaar 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
Valzaar 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
Valzaar is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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