VYMADA 50 MG TABLE

Category:

Generic : Sacubitril (24mg) + Valsartan (26mg)

Treatment : Heart Failure

Pack size  : 14 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Novartis India Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$12.46

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Vymada 50mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat heart failure. It reduces the risk of hospitalization and death due to long-lasting (chronic) heart failure.

Vymada 50mg Tablet can be taken with or without food but is best taken at the same time(s) each day. Swallow it as a whole with water. Your dose, and how often you take it, will be decided by your doctor and may change depending on how well you respond to the medicine. Keep taking the tablets regularly, as they have been prescribed, and try not to miss doses to get the most benefit. Do not stop taking them, even if you are feeling well. These tablets are preventing future harm.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines for blood pressure or heart conditions or if you have kidney or liver disease. Also let your doctor know all other medications you are using as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy and is not recommended while breastfeeding. While using it your blood pressure will need to be checked often and your kidney function may also need to be tested.

 

BENEFITS OF VYMADA TABLET

In Treatment of 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. Vymada 50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicine namely valsartan and sacubitril. Both of these medicines work in different ways to lower blood pressure. This makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body and is therefore an 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.

 

HOW TO USE VYMADA 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. Vymada 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
 

HOW VYMADA TABLET WORKS

Vymada 50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Sacubitril and Valsartan which belong to a class of angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI). This combination treats heart failure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood throughout your body. In addition, it also helps your body retain less water.
 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Vymada 50mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vymada 50mg 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

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vymada 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Vymada 50mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Vymada 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vymada 50mg 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
Vymada 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vymada 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • ASPIRIN
  • ROSUVASTATIN
  • ATORVASTATIN
  • INSULIN DETEMIR
  • METOPROLOL
  • BUDESONIDE
  • FORMOTEROL

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE VYMADA TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Vymada 50mg 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.

SIDE EFFECT

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Vymada

  • Dizziness
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin)
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Loss of consciousness/Syncope
  • Stomach inflammation

FAQ's

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Q. Who should avoid taking Vymada 50mg Tablet?

Patients who are allergic to any of its components should avoid Vymada 50mg Tablet. Also, those who are allergic to the use of ACE inhibitors or ARBs should avoid using this medicine. It should not be used along with other antihypertensive medicines like ACE inhibitors or ARBs. Do not take it for at least 36 hours before or after you take an ACE inhibitor medicine. If you are not sure, consult your doctor.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Vymada 50mg Tablet?

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including liver or kidney disease, history of facial swelling (angioedema). Inform him if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding. Also, let your doctor know about all medicines you are taking, especially potassium supplements or its medicine salt, painkillers, blood pressure or heart failure medicines (such as ACE inhibitor, ARBs or Aliskiren).

Q. Can I use Vymada 50mg Tablet in pregnancy?

No, Vymada 50mg Tablet should be avoided in pregnancy. Its use can cause injury or even endanger the life of the baby. If you become pregnant while using Vymada 50mg Tablet, stop using it and contact your doctor immediately.

Q. How would I know if I have high potassium levels?

Your doctor will check your blood potassium levels periodically to detect high potassium levels (hyperkalemia). Make sure that you do not miss any scheduled appointments with the doctor.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 14

Pack form  – Tablet   

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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