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XARB 150 MG TABLET

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Composition for XARB

Irbesartan(150 mg)

food interaction for XARB

alcohol interaction for XARB

pregnancy interaction for XARB

lactation interaction for XARB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xarb 150 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Xarb 150 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Xarb 150 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for XARB

Irbesartan(150 mg)

Uses

Xarb 150 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Xarb 150 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure), Dizziness, Fatigue, Increased potassium level in blood, Muscle pain

Common Dosage for XARB 150 MG TABLET

Patients taking XARB 150 MG TABLET

  • 63%
    Once A Day
  • 38%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for XARB

2 Substitutes
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  • IROVEL 150 MG TABLET
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    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 12.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 129
    save 27% more per tablet
  • IRBEPEX 150 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Shilpex Pharmysis
    Rs. 10.20/tablet
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    Rs. 102
    save 42% more per tablet

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Expert advice for XARB

  • Irbesartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Irbesartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Irbesartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Irbesartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2).
    •  Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).

Frequently asked questions for XARB

Irbesartan

Q.Is irbesartan an alpha /a beta blocker/ calcium channel blocker/an ace inhibitor/a statin/ diuretic/ nitrate?
No. Irbesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker

Q.Is irbesartan safe?
Yes. Irbesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is irbesartan and losartan the same?
No. Both are different drugs of the same class; however, they differ in their pharmacokinetic profile

Q.Can I take ibuprofen with irbesartan?
Use of ibuprofen with irbesartan may reduce the effects of irbesartan in lowering blood pressure. In addition, if this combination is taken frequently, it may affect the kidney function

Q.Can I take paracetamol with irbesartan?
Yes. You can take paracetamol with irbesartan

Q.Can I take aspirin with irbesartan?
Use of aspirin with irbesartan may reduce the effects of irbesartan in lowering blood pressure. In addition, if this combination is taken frequently, it may affect your kidney function

Q.Does irbesartan lower heart rate?
Yes. Irbesartan may lower your heart rate

Q.Does irbesartan cause constipation/ weight gain/ hair loss/ erectile dysfunction / impotence/ diarrhea/ ringing in the ears/ depression?
No. Irbesartan does not cause any of the above side effects. However, if you experience such side effects please consult your doctor immediately.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)