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Irovel 300 MG Tablet 10

Irovel 300 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 185.00

    Uses :

    Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure either alone or in combination with other drugs. This medicine is also given to treat diabetic nephropathy (a kidney disease associated with diabetes).

    Mode of drug action


    Irbesartan works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the angiotensin II receptor. This causes lowering of blood pressure.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common irbesartan side effects include dizziness, tiredness, and diarrhea.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take Irovel medication as prescribed by the physician. Inform the doctor if there is any sign of swelling, inflammation or itching of any part of the body.

    • Avoid use potassium supplement while taking Irovel medication as the drug increases potassium levels in the blood.

    • Individuals suffering from hepatic or renal disorders should consult the doctor before using Irovel medication.

    • Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages while taking Irovel medication to prevent risk of side effects.

    • Individuals allergic to sulpha drugs should avoid using Irovel mediation.

    • Consult the doctor for safe use of the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I drive after taking the irbesartan medicine? No. It is better to avoid driving after the irbesartan medication due to the risk of dizziness with the drug.

    2. Can I give irbesartan to my child? Do not give irbesartan to anyone below 16 years of age due to unknown safety and efficacy in this age group.

    3. Is irbesartan safe for use during pregnancy? No. Irbesartan can cause birth defects and should not be taken during pregnancy.

    4. What should I do if I miss a dose of irbesartan? Take the forgotten dose soon as you remember. If it is too late, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its scheduled time.

    5. How to store the irbesartan medication? Store the irbesartan medication at room temperature, away from light and heat. Do not keep them in reach of children. Hydrochlorthiazide

    1. Should I take hydrochlorothiazide even if I do not have the symptoms of hypertension? Yes. You should continue taking the hydrochlorothiazide for the entire course of prescription even if you do not have the symptoms of hypertension. This is because hypertension does not always produce symptoms.

    2. What are the precautions for fluid intake during hydrochlorothiazide medication? You should take adequate fluids but should not take excess as it can worsen the situation. Ask your doctor for guidance on the type and amount of fluids to be taken.

    3. What are the symptoms of overdose with hydrochlorothiazide? The symptoms of overdose with hydrochlorothiazide are muscle pain, weakness, dry mouth, and dizziness. It requires immediate medical help.

    4. What is the dose of hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension management? The normal dose of hydrochlorothiazide given for the management of hypertension is initially a single dose of 25 mg, per day. Later a maintenance dose of 50 mg, as two divided doses should be taken. However, ask a doctor for the dose which is right for you.

    5. What should I do if I miss a dose of hydrochlorothiazide? Take the forgotten dose soon as you remember. If it is too late, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at its scheduled time.

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