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Azisart may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Azisart is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Azisart is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Azisart may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Azisart is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Azisart is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have an underly... View More
Azisart should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Azisart may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Dose ad... View More
Azisart is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. This... View More
Uses of Azisart
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart failure
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Side effects of Azisart
- Muscle damage
How to use Azisart
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. Azisart may be taken with ... View More
How Azisart works
Azisart is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tigh... View More
What if you forget to take Azisart?
If you miss a dose of Azisart, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
- It can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down for a long time.
- Your doctor may get regular tests done to monitor the level of urea, creatinine, and potassium in your blood.
- Avoid taking anti-inflammatory medicines such as ibuprofen along with this medicine without consulting your doctor.
- Do not take Azisart if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Hypertension, alone or in combination w/ other antihypertensive agents.
May be taken with or without food.
Adult: Initially 40 mg once daily. May be increased to a max of 80 mg once daily as necessary. Elderly: No dose adjustment is necessary in elderly p... View More
Renal Impairment No dose adjustment is required with mild-to-severe renal impairment or end-stage renal disease. Patients with moderate-to-severe rena... View More
Mode of Action
Angiotensin II blocker; displaces angiotensin II from AT1 receptor and may lower blood pressure by antagonizing AT1-induced vasoconstriction, aldosteron... View More
Correct vol or salt depletion prior to administration. Renal (moderate to severe) & hepatic (severe) impairment. Pregnancy (1st trimester) & lactation. ... View More
1-10% Diarrhea (2%) <1% Nausea,Asthenia,Fatigue,Muscle spasm,Dizziness,Postural hypotension,Cough
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C (1st trimester); D (2nd and 3rd trimesters)
Reversibly increases serum conc & toxicity of lithium; attenuated antihypertensive effects & risk of worsening of renal function may occur w/ NSAIDs. Hy... View More
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