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Active Ingredient: Irbesartan
Utilization: Used to treat hypertension and kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy) caused by diabetes.
Available Dosages: 150mg
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Avalide (Irbesartan) is a medication that is classified as an angiotensin receptor blockers. It is used to treat hypertension and kidney problems (diabetic nephropathy) caused by diabetes. Due to work of Avapro (Irbesartan) the blood vessels don’t narrow, blood pressure lowers and blood flows more easily. Moreover, this medication prevents heart attacks, strokes and kidney disorders.
Indication for use
Avalide (Irbesartan) can be taken by almost all adults and teenagers over 18 who have:
· Arterial hypertension;
· Nephropathy in patients with arterial hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus (as part of combination antihypertensive therapy).
Avalide (Irbesartan) is not recommended to use if you have: hypersensitivity to irbesartan or any component of the medication; lactase deficiency, lactose intolerance; pregnancy; lactation period.
Dose and usage
Dose of Avalide (Irbesartan): 150mg, 300mg – peach oval-shaped tablet with heart squeeze on one size and and “2875” or “2876” on the reverse side.
The initial dose is 150 mg, if necessary, increase the dose to 300 mg. In some cases (hypochloride diet, treatment with some diuretics, prior treatment for vomiting or diarrhea, hemodialysis), a lower initial dose is used. Irbesartan is taken orally 1 time / day, preferably at the same time of day independently on mealtime.
Almost always taking of Avalide (Irbesartan) goes without any side effects but at least there can be some cases: abdominal or stomach pain, arterial hypertension, dizziness, fatigue, asthenia, chest pain, tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dyspepsia, heartburn, headache, bloody or cloudy urine.
If you notice some negative changes in your organism then inform your doctor.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Josette Davignon
Last updated: 7.05.2021