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Co-Diovan 160/12.5mg Tablets 28's

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Description
Co-Diovan 160/12.5 mg contains Valsartan 160 mg and Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.
How to use
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. Co-Diovan 160/12.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Precautions
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, fainting or changes in pulse or heart rate. Co-Diovan 160/12.5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy. It should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney and liver disease. Dose adjustment of may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Common side effects include Diarrhoea, Stomach upset, Dizziness, Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Increased blood lipid level, Electrolyte imbalance, Increased blood uric acid, Glucose intolerance.