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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Co-Diovan 12.5/80.
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Co-Diovan 12.5/80 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescri... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the... View More
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Co-Diovan 12.5/80 may be needed. Please consult... View More
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Co-Diovan 12.5/80 may be needed. Please consult your do... View More
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 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 Co-Diovan 12.5/80
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Co-Diovan 12.5/80
- Taste change
- Upset stomach
- Decreased blood pressure
- Increased blood lipid level
- Electrolyte imbalance
- Increased blood uric acid
- Glucose intolerance
How to use Co-Diovan 12.5/80
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. Co-Diovan 12.5/80 may be t... View More
How Co-Diovan 12.5/80 works
Co-Diovan 12.5/80 is a combination of two medicines: Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Valsartan is an angiotens... View More
- You have been prescribed Co-Diovan 12.5/80 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- Co-Diovan 12.5/80 may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, very dry mouth or muscle weakness.... View More
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Use of Co-Diovan 12.5/80 during pregnancy or breastfeeding is unsafe.
- It may also decrease the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
Hypertension, Diabetic nephropathy
Hypertension 1 tablet/day PO (80-160 mg valsartan/12.5-25 mg hydrochlorothiazide); may be titrated after 1-2 weeks of therapy; not to exceed 320 mg val... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <30 Not recommended.
Hypersensitivity to valsartan, hydrochlorothiazide or sulphonamides. Severe hepatic impairment, creatinine clearance <30ml/min, anuria, cirrhosis, bilia... View More
Mode of Action
Valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist and reduces blood pressure by blocking the vasoconstrictive and aldosterone-secreting effects of angi... View More
DM, postsympathectomy patients. May exacerbate SLE. Monitor serum potassium regularly. Observe for signs of fluid or electrolyte imbalance. Discontinue ... View More
1-10% Valsartan Hyperkalemia (4-10%),Dizziness (2-8%),Hypotension (1-7%),Fatigue (3%) Frequency Not Defined Hydrochlorothiazide Anorexia,Epigastr... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: 1st trimester, C; 2nd and 3rd trimesters, D
Increased antihypertensive effect with other antihypertensive drugs. Monitor potassium frequently if used with potassium supplements, potassium-sparing ... View More
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