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Vymada 50 Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Novartis India Ltd
Medicine composition: Sacubitril, Valsartan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 10, 2019

This medication is an anti-hypertensive drug composed of Sacubitril and Valsartan. It is used for treatment and prevention of chronic heart failure and other heart conditions. The tablet works by inhibiting a prodrug neprilysin which reduces the strain on the failing heart.

Consult your doctor if you experience any side-effects such as low blood pressure, swelling in ankles and feet, feeling short of breath, fainting, dizziness and high blood potassium levels. Some other rare side effects include muscle weakness, painful urination, little or no urination, tingly feeling, slow heart rate, weak pulse, cough and renal impairment.

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any blood pressure medication. Patients suffering from diabetes, liver disease or a kidney disease should exercise caution.

The medication can treat the below provided problems

Side effects of this medication are as follows which can be found in the patient

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before consuming this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should not use this medication. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vymada 50 Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. Skip your missed dose if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medicine blocks the enzyme neprilysin, which leads to the degeneration of atrial and brain natriuretic peptide. When these peptides remain excessively active the blood pressure is reduced, as the blood volume is lowered.

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 Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol is not advisable.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    If you are allergic to any food, please consult with the physician.

Ques: What is Vymada 50 mg tablet?

Ans: Vymada 50 mg is a medication which has sacubitril and valsartan as active ingredients present in it.

Ques: What is Vymada 50 mg tablet used for?

Ans: Vymada Tablet is a medication used for the treatment of Heart failure.

Ques: What are the side effects of Vymada 50 mg tablet?

Ans: Vymada 50 mg has some commonly reported side effects such as Renal impairment, Cough, Altered levels of potassium in the blood, Decrease in red blood cell count, Headache, Fainting, Decreased blood pressure, etc.

Ques: Who should avoid taking Vymada?

Ans: Vymada 50 mg should be avoided in patients who are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Ques: How long do I need to use vymada 50 mg tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, till the complete eradication of disease. It is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use vymada 50 mg tablet ?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours.

Ques: Should I use vymada 50 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The action of salts involved in this medication does not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of vymada 50 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts, which are suitable to store at room temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light.
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About Vymada 50 Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Vymada 50 Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Vymada 50 Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Vymada 50 Mg Tablet ?
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