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Cavazide 75/12.5 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Cavazide 75/12.5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescrib... View More
Cavazide 75/12.5 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the ... View More
Cavazide 75/12.5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cavazide 75/12.5 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cavazide 75/12.5 may be needed. Please consult y... View More
Cavazide 75/12.5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cavazide 75/12.5 may be needed. Please consult your doct... View More
Cavazide 75/12.5 is a combination of two medicines. It helps to control high blood pressure in different ways. If high blood pressure is not treated it ... View More
Uses of Cavazide 75/12.5
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Cavazide 75/12.5
- Taste change
- Upset stomach
- Glucose intolerance
- Increased blood uric acid
- Increased blood lipid level
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Cavazide 75/12.5
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. Cavazide 75/12.5 may be ta... View More
How Cavazide 75/12.5 works
Cavazide 75/12.5 is a combination of two medicines: Irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Irbesartan is an angioten... View More
- You have been prescribed Cavazide 75/12.5 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Cavazide 75/12.5 may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakness.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Use of Cavazide 75/12.5 during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
- It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
Diabetic nephropathy, Hypertension
Hypertension 150 mg/12.5 mg PO qDay intially; if needed, after 1-2 weeks may titrate up to 300 mg/25 mg PO qDay
Hypersensitivity; pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
Hydrochlorothiazide inhibits the reabsorption of Na and chloride in the distal tubules causing increased excretion of Na and water K and hydrogen ions. ... View More
Child <6 yr. Unilateral or bilateral renal artery stenosis; vol or Na depletion; aortic or mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Lactat... View More
>10% Irbesartan Hyperkalemia (19%) 1-10% Chest pain (2%),Tachycardia (1%),Abnormal urination (2%),Musculoskeletal pain (6%),Flu-like syndrome (3%)... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C (1st trimester); D (2nd & 3rd trimesters)
Other antihypertensives, lithium, K-sparing diuretics, K supplements, salt substitutes containing K. CNS depressants, antidiabetics, cholestyramine & co... View More
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