VALEMBIC 160 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_CH_HBP_2825 Category:

Generic : Valsartan (160mg)

Treatment : Hypertension ( High Blood Pressure) Prevention Of Heart Attack And Stroke , Heart Failure

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.75

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Valembic 160mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attacks and stroke. This medicine is also effective in preserving kidney function in patients with diabetes.

Valembic 160mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food during the day or at night. However, try to take it at about the same time each day to get the most benefit. It is important to continue taking it regularly even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel ill, but if you stop taking this medicine, your condition could get worse. This is a widely used medicine and is considered safe for long-term use.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will also help lower your blood pressure. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients and has few side effects. Dizziness, particularly after the first dose, is known to occur in some people. This may be associated with headaches. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and potassium levels in your blood at regular intervals while you are taking this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF VALEMBIC TABLET

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Valembic 160mg Tablet lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.

In Heart failure

Heart failure means your heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to your lungs and the rest of your body. The most common symptoms are breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling in your legs, ankles, abdomen, and other parts of your body. Valembic 160mg Tablet lowers your blood pressure which makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body and is, therefore, effective treatment for heart failure.

This medicine will help relieve your symptoms, making you feel better and more energetic. You should make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthily and keeping active) to help this medicine be effective. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.

In Prevention of heart attack and stroke

Valembic 160mg Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Keep taking this medicine regularly.

 

HOW TO USE VALEMBIC TABLET

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. Valembic 160mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW VALEMBIC TABLET WORKS

Valembic 160mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Valembic 160mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Valembic 160mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Valembic 160mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Valembic 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Valembic 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Valembic 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver

CAUTION
Valembic 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valembic 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Valembic Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • ASPIRIN
  • IBUPROFEN
  • NAPROXEN
  • CELECOXIB
  • ETORICOXIB
  • DICLOFENAC
  • LITHIUM
  • CYCLOSPORINE
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • RITONAVIR
  • ALISKIREN
  • ENALAPRIL
  • CAPTOPRIL
  • LISINOPRIL
  • RAMIPRIL
  • HEPARIN
  • SPIRONOLACTONE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE VALEMBIC TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Valembic 160mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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