About the drug:
Valsartan Hctz is an Angiotensin II receptor antagonist. It is selective Type-I Angiotensin receptor. Valsartan Hctz is given in hypertension or high blood pressure and also to treat cardiac failure or post myocardial infarction.
Uses of the drug:
Valsartan Hctz is a drug used for the treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and post-myocardial infarction. This is the most popular drug that is used in the treatment of hypertension. Both the drugs work efficiently in different ways to treat the high blood pressure and heart problem.
Working of the drug:
Valsartan Hctz 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; Valsartan Hctz also dilates 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 removes 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.
Valzaar-H 80/12.5 mg tablets are manufactured by one of the best known names in the pharmaceutical world, Torrent Pharma, India. To buy Valzaar-H 80/12.5 mg online you visit our website alldaychemist.com where you can find a huge range of drugs at very reasonable rates.
Dosage forms and strengths:
Valsartan Hctz is available in the following strengths on our website:
Valzaar H-80/12.5 mg tablets
Valzar Aquazide-160/12.5 mg tablets
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Before you take the drug:
• Do not take if you:
Have an allergy to Valsartan Hctz or any other ingredient present in this drug
Are lactating mother
Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
• Tell your doctor if you:
Have heart problems like congenital heart problems
Have kidney disease
Have systemic lupus Erythromatosus
Have gout disease
Have liver problems
Are having symptoms of asthma
How much to take the drug?
Usual dosage ranges from 40-320 mg once a day. Doctor will prescribe the best suitable dose for you. However, 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 your physician first because the sudden discontinuation of the drug may result in severe adverse reactions.
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:
• Severe sweating
• Muscular pain
• Blurred vision
• Dry cough
• Chest pain
• Tachycardia, etc.
Common drug interactions:
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, the doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs other things that may interact with Valsartan Hctz. You may have to stop taking one of the medicines if you are on a dose of Valsartan Hctz:
• Potassium supplements
• Anti-diabetic drugs
• Baclofen, etc.
What are the things to be taken care of?
• 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
• Severe sweating or vomiting may lead to dehydration, keep yourself hydrated or tell your doctor in case of extreme situations
• The drug may increase your sensitivity to light so avoid venturing out in the sun, sunbathing by using tanning booths
• If you experience any allergic reaction after taking this drug then immediately consult with your doctor
• This medicine can pass into breast milk and may cause harm to the fetal damage
|US Brand Name||Valsartan HCTZ|
|Generic Name||Valsartan HCTZ|
|Manufacturer||Torent Pharma, India|
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