Medicine Overview of Valzaar Tablet
Side effects of Valzaar Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
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. Valzaar 80mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Valzaar Tablet works
Valzaar 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 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.
Special precautions for Valzaar 80mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valzaar 80mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Valzaar 80mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Valzaar 80mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Valzaar 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valzaar 80mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease....
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Valzaar 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valzaar 80mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Planep 25mg Tablet, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Valsartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Valzaar 80mg 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
Q. Does Valzaar cause weight gain, cough, dry mouth, insomnia, itching, hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), or lower heart rate?
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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