CO DIOVAN table. Mg.12.5 160 mg. 14 tablets
CO-DIOVAN table. Mg./12.5 160 mg. 14 tablets
What is Co-Diovan used?
Co-Diovan is used for treating high blood pressure when administered alone does not have the effect of valsartan.
Do not take Co-Diovan if:
You are allergic to any of the active substances or excipients listed at the beginning of the leaflet;
If you are allergic to other medications containing sulfonamides
You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding;
You have severe liver disease, biliary cirrhosis or condition associated with stagnant bile (cholestasis);
Have severe kidney disease or are on dialysis treatment;
Have very low levels of potassium or sodium in the blood, or too high calcium levels despite treatment.
Co-Diovan should not be prescribed to children under the age of 18 as there is no experience of adoption of children
What you need to know before and during the use of Co-Diovan?
You must tell your doctor if you have or have had:
Liver and kidney disease
Aldosteronism (a condition of increased production of the hormone aldosterone by the adrenal gland)
Eritematozuz systemic lupus (an autoimmune disease)
Low calcium levels in the blood
High levels of blood cholesterol
Hypersensitivity reactions with use of other agents that lower blood pressure, this type of (angiotensin-ll receptor antagonist)
Allergy and asthma.
Tell your doctor if you take other medicines (see below, "What should I avoid while using this medicine?").
There is a risk of harm to the fetus. So do not use Co-Diovan if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant If you are planning to become pregnant, contact your doctor. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant.
Medication likely to affect the child through breastfeeding. So do not use Co-Diovan if you are breastfeeding
Effects on ability to drive and use machines
In rare cases, Co-Diovan may cause dizziness and reduce the ability to concentrate (see below, "What side effects may have Co-Diovan?"). Consider this before you drive, operate machinery, or do work that requires caution.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. Recall and Drug not been prescribed by a doctor.
It is essential that the physician be familiar if you've already taken:
Other medications that reduce blood pressure
Lithium (a medicine used to treat depression)
Medications that are applied to relieve pain or anti-inflammatory, especially the so-called. NSAIDs - NSAID (eg aspirin, indomethacin)
Medications that increase potassium levels in the blood, such as potassium salts, potassium-sparing diuretics (such as spironolactone, amiloride), corticosteroids (eg cortisone) and laxative medicines.
Digoxin (heart medicine) and other drugs, the effects of which can be affected by altered levels of potassium in the blood (eg, medications for normalizing heart rhythm incl. Betablockers and thioridazine, chlorpromazine, etc.. Similar )
Allopurinol (used for gout)
Medicines for treating high fat content in the blood (cholestyramine and colestipol)
Antibiotic belonging to the group of tetracyclines
Insulin or drugs for diabetes that are taken orally (by mouth)
Calcium salts and vitamin D
Cytotoxic agents and drugs that suppress the immune system such as cyclosporine
Avoid concomitant use of Co-Diovan alcohol and sedatives if you have consulted with your doctor. Alcohol reduces blood pressure more and / or increase the risk of dizziness and fainting.
How to use Co-Diovan 160 mg/12, 5 mg?
The dose should be adjusted by your doctor.
Usual dosage: One tablet of Co-Diovan 160 mg/12, 5 mg dnevno.Ne change your dose or stop taking your tablets are not your doctor. Co-Diovan 160 mg/12, 5 mg may be taken with or without food Swallow the tablet with a glass voda.Ko-Diovan 160 mg/12, 5 mg may be used by elderly patients vazrast.Lekarstvoto should be taken same time each day, preferably in the morning if you forget to take a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible if the adoption of missed dose is near the next dose, skip the dose and the rejected completely take the next dose at the usual time
Do not double the dose
What happens in an overdose?
If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor at the hospital or at the Center for Emergency Medical Care
Tablets should be stored at 30 ° C in the original packaging (they are sensitive to moisture).
The product should not be used after the expiry date shown on the packaging!
Keep away from children!
For reasons environmentally and security, medicine with expired must be returned to the pharmacy.
If you have questions about this product, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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What side effects are Co-Diovan 160 mg/12, 5 mg?
During therapy with Co-Diovan in some patients may experience adverse events (side effects)
Side effects can be divided into common (which occur in more than 1 patient in 100) uncommon (which occur in less than 1 in 100 patients) and rare (which occur in less than 1 in 1000 patients) .
Common: diarrhea, fatigue, inflammation of the nose and throat
Uncommon. Dizziness, nausea, gastrointestinal upset, stomach pain, inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, cough, nasal congestion, infections of the kidneys and bladder, viral infections, abnormal vision, influence blood count, pain in arms and legs, sprain, stretching, joint inflammation, rapid urination, chest pain, increased serum bilirubin, creatinine, uric acid, changes in the level of serum electrolytes (potassium, sodium)
Rare: Dizziness, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), sweating, pain and muscle weakness, low blood pressure.
Very rare. Adverse effects on the skin (swelling, hives, itching, and other allergic symptoms), decreased platelets, anemia (anemia), swelling of the skin or mucous membranes, vasculitis, alopecia, cardiac arrhythmias.
Drugs: valsartan 160 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12,5 mg
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, macrogol 8000, talc, titanium dioxide (E171), red iron oxide (E172). Pharmacological Action
Both drugs of Co-Diovan, vatsartan and hydrochlorothiazide, lower blood pressure and are harmoniously effect.
Vatsartan lowers high blood pressure by blocking the powerful pressor effect of angiotensin-ll. This leads to dilation of blood vessels and lowering blood nalyagane.Hydrochlorothiazide is a substance that increases urine output, thereby reducing blood pressure.