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CoDiovan forte 160/25mg (Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide) 98 tabs, Novartis

Model 98 tabs
Manufacturer Novartis
Price:   $115.00
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CoDiovan forte 160/25mg (Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide) 98 tabs, Novartis

Manufacturer: Novartis
Pharmaceutical name: Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide
Pack: 1 pack (98 tabs (160 mg/25 mg))


Co-Diovan fixed-dose combination is indicated in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled on valsartan or hydrochlorothiazide monotherapy.

Once a day together with food or before a meal. Maximal daily dose is 160 mg, usual dose is 80 mg daily. Depending on your condition dosage may change. Do not take Co-Diovan if it was not administered to you. Follow all directions of your doctor.

FDA pregnancy category D. Co-Diovan may be harmful to an unborn baby. Continue treatment with this medication even if you feel fine unless your doctor told you different. In rare cases, Co-Diovan can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, which then leads to kidney failure. In this case such symptoms as fever, nausea, dark colored urine, muscle pain appear and you should inform your doctor immediately about it to avoid further complications.

Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to active substances. Second and third trimester of pregnancy. Severe hepatic impairment, biliary cirrhosis and cholestasis. Severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance < 30 ml/min), anuria. Refractory hypokalaemia, hyponatraemia, hypercalcaemia, and symptomatic hyperuricaemia.

Potassium-sparing diuretics, K+ medications, salts which contain K+ in interaction with Valsartan may facilitate development of hyperpotassemia. Diuretics in combination with Valsartan cause hypotention.

If you missed a dose take Co-Diovan as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. If it occured skip the missed dose. Do not try to compensate a missed dose by taking an extra one.