Cardovan 80 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 80
Side effects of Cardovan 80
How to use Cardovan 80
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 80 may be taken w... View More
How Cardovan 80 works
Cardovan 80 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 80?
If you miss a dose of Cardovan 80, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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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