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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cardival.
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Cardival 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 ... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cardival is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Cardival does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cardival should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardival may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regu... View More
Cardival should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardival may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cardival is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke. Thi... View More
Uses of Cardival
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart failure
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Side effects of Cardival
- Flu-like symptoms
- Stomach pain
- Decreased blood pressure
- Back pain
- Increased creatinine level in blood
How to use Cardival
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. Cardival may be taken with... View More
How Cardival works
Cardival is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tig... View More
What if you forget to take Cardival?
If you miss a dose of Cardival, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- 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 Cardival if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Heart failure, Hypertension, Post myocardial infarction
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Initially, 80 mg once daily, may be increased to 160 mg once daily if needed. Max: 320 mg once daily. Heart failure Adult... View More
Oral Hypertension Child: As tab: >6 yr <35 kg: Initially, 40 mg once daily. Max: 80 mg once daily; 35-80 kg: Initially, 80 mg once daily. Max: 160 m... View More
Renal impairment CrCl >30 mL/min: No dose adjustment necessary in adults CrCl <30 mL/min: Use with caution in adults; not studied in children
Hypersensitivity; severe hepatic impairment, cirrhosis or biliary obstruction; primary hyperaldosteronism. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimesters) and lactat... View More
Mode of Action
Valsartan, an angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor antagonist, produces its BP lowering effects by inhibiting angiotensin II-induced vasoconstriction, a... View More
Patients w/ renal artery stenosis, heart failure, aortic or mitral stenosis, severe Na and/or volume depletion. Renal and mild to moderate hepatic impai... View More
>10% Dizziness (17%; heart failure),Increased blood urea nitrogen (BUN; 17%) 1-10% Hyperkalemia (4-10%),Dizziness (2-8%; hypertension),Hypotension ... View More
May antagonise hypotensive effects and increase the risk of renal impairment w/ NSAIDs. Increased risk of hyperkalaemia w/ K-sparing diuretics, K supple... View More
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