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Valzaar-H Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 30, 2019

Valzaar-H Tablet is essentially a combination drug which is used in the treatment of hypertension. The drug is prescribed to patients who have already experienced a heart attack. It control blood sugar levels in the body and relaxes the heart, thus reducing the risk of another attack.

This medicine should not be taken by people who are allergic to any component it has. Pregnant women and children with renal disease are also discouraged from taking this medication.

The drug comes with an instructions leaflet, which should be read carefully before using it. Also, make sure that you take the exact dosage that is mentioned in the prescription. Overdosage can lead to severe complications.

Drowsiness and dizzy spells are common side effects of this medication. In this case, patients should avoid driving and indulging in unsafe activities for some time, until they get used to the feeling.

In case you are undergoing dental treatment or some other form of procedure, make sure you inform the doctor that you are taking this medicine. Some lab tests are done regularly to check the effects of Valzaar-H Tablet on the body. Do not miss any of the tests.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Severe Liver Impairment

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

  • Kidney Impairment

  • Diabetes Mellitus

Some of the side effects that may be observed in patients are:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking this medicine with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Occasionally dizziness or weariness may occur.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The action is initiated within 60 min after its administration.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medicine produces its action for about 12 - 15 hrs after its administration.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Valzaar-H Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdosing.

This medication falls under the category of antihypertensives, belonging to the class of an ARBs. It brings about inhibition of combination to angiotensin II to AT1 selectively. This occurs within many tissues such as adrenal glands and smooth vascular muscles.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This must must not be concomitantly used along with Lithium, Potassium-sparing diuretics (amiloride, potassium, spironolactone, triamterene), Potassium supplements, and Trimethoprim.
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