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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cardovan 160.
Cardovan 160 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it... View More
Cardovan 160 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby... View More
Cardovan 160 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cardovan 160 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardovan 160 may be needed. Please consult your doct... View More
Cardovan 160 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardovan 160 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cardovan 160 is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke.... View More
Uses of Cardovan 160
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Heart failure
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Side effects of Cardovan 160
- Flu-like symptoms
- Stomach pain
- Decreased blood pressure
- Back pain
- Increased creatinine level in blood
How to use Cardovan 160
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. Cardovan 160 may be taken ... View More
How Cardovan 160 works
Cardovan 160 is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels... View More
What if you forget to take Cardovan 160?
If you miss a dose of Cardovan 160, 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 Cardovan 160 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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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More