About the drug:
Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug combination used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This drug is an oral hypertensive agent combining a non-peptide Angiotensin II receptor antagonist, Irbesartan and a thiazide diuretic, Hctz.
Uses of the drug:
This is one of the most trusted drugs used in the treatment of hypertension. Both the drugs work efficiently in different ways to treat the high blood pressure and heart problem. Irbesartan and Hctz combination drug is given in hypertension or high blood pressure.
Working of the drug:
Irbesartan is a drug that belongs to the class of Angiotensin-II receptor antagonist. It decreases the work load of the heart by blocking the action of Angiotensin; Irbesartan also widens the blood vessels thus reducing the blood pressure. High blood pressure also increases the susceptibility of serious cardiovascular diseases like heart failure, heart attack and angina pectoris.
Hctz drug belongs to the class of diuretics. Diuretics are known to remove excess of fluid from the body by increasing the diluted urine production. It removes salts, water and decreases the fluid circulation in blood vessels. In this way, pressure in the blood vessel is decreased.
Irovel H-150/12.50 mg is manufactured by Sun Pharma, India. It is a leading pharmaceutical company. You can easily buy Irovel H-150/12.50 mg online at alldaychemist.com.
Dosage forms and strengths:
Irbesartan tablets are available in the following strengths on our website:
• Irovel H-150/12.50 mg
• CoAprovel-300/12.50 mg
You can buy Irovel H-150/12.50 mg online from alldaychemist.com at reasonable rates.
Before you take the drug:
• Do not take the drug if you:
- Have an allergy to Irbesartan/HCTZ, or any other ingredient contained in this drug
- Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
- Are nursing a new born baby
• Tell your doctor if you:
- Have diabetes
- Have asthma
- Have or ever had a kidney problem
- Have systemic lupus Erythromatosus
- Are suffering from heart problems like congenital heart problems
- Have liver problems, gout disease, etc.
• How much to take the drug?
The usual dose is one tablet once a day. Doctor will prescribe the best suitable dose for you. The dose can be increased or decreased according to the need and condition of the patient. Always take the drug as prescribed by the doctor. It is very important to consume medicine at the right time.
• How to take the drug?
Swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew the tablets. This medicine can be taken once in a day. It can be taken with or without food. It is best to take it at the same time each day because it shows best results and will help you remember the time to take the drug. Always take the medicine as instructed by your doctor.
• For how long to take it?
It is important to take the drug as directed by the doctor. Before stopping the drug intake, always consult a physician first because the sudden discontinuation of the drug may result in severe adverse reactions. You can buy Irovel H-150/12.50 mg online from alldaychemist.com at reasonable rates.
In case of accidental over-dosage it is very necessary to contact the doctor immediately or rush to the nearest health care center.
Take the dose as soon as you remember. But if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the dose and take your next dose at the correct time. Do not double up the dose to compensate for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
All medicines have their side effects, sometimes they are serious, but most of the times they are not. Side effects vary from people to people. Some common side effects are listed below:
• Tiredness or weakness
• Pain in stomach or nausea
• Sexual problems
• Change in heart rhythm
• Muscular pain
• Blurred vision
• Dry cough
Common drug interactions of the drug:
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. This way, the doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs other things that may interact with Irbesartan. You may have to stop taking one of the medicines if you are on a dose of Irbesartan:
• Codeine or morphine
• Potassium supplements
• Anti-diabetic drugs
• Diclofenac or Ibuprofen
• Dopamine or Levodopa
• Cortisone etc.
Things to remember:
• The drug may make you dizzy hence, do not drive or use machinery
• Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine
• The drug may increase your sensitivity to light so avoid venturing out in the sun, sunbathing by using tanning booths
• Don’t use the expired drugs
• Cut on caffeine consumption
• If you experience any allergic reaction after taking this drug then immediately consult with your doctor
|US Brand Name||Avalide|
|Generic Name||Irbesartan HCTZ|
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
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