VALSAKOR. 160 mg. 28 tablets

VALSAKOR. 160 mg. 28 tablets
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Valsakor belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor blocker and is used to control high blood pressure. Angiotensin II is a substance that causes constriction of blood vessels in the body and can cause high blood pressure.

VALSAKOR. 160 mg. 28 tablets

 
 
What Valsakor and what it is used
Valsakor belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin II receptor blocker and is used to control high blood pressure. Angiotensin II is a substance that causes constriction of blood vessels in the body and can cause high blood pressure . Valsakor works by blocking angiotensin II. This leads to dilation of blood vessels and lower blood pressure .
Valsakor 40 mg film-coated tablets can be used in two different conditions :
* To treat people after a recent heart attack (myocardial infarction ) . " Fresh " means in this case between 12 hours and 10 days.
* For the treatment of symptomatic heart failure . Valsakor is used when a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) ( medicine to treat heart failure ) can not be used, or in addition to ACE inhibitors when beta blockers (other medicines used to treat heart failure) can be used. Symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath and swelling of the feet and legs due to fluid accumulation . This occurs when the heart muscle can not pump blood strongly enough to supply all the blood needed .
Valsakor 80 mg and 160 mg film-coated tablets can be used for three different conditions :
* For the treatment of high blood pressure . High blood pressure increases the workload of the heart and arteries. If not treated , it can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart and kidneys, and cause a stroke , heart failure or kidney failure. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks . Lowering your blood pressure to normal reduces the risk of developing these disorders . * To treat people after a recent heart attack (myocardial infarction ) . " Fresh " means in this case between 12 hours and 10 days. * For the treatment of symptomatic heart failure . Valsakor is used when a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) ( medicine to treat heart failure ) can not be used either in addition to ACE inhibitors when beta blockers ( other medicines used to treat heart failure ) can be used. Symptoms of heart failure include shortness of breath and swelling of the feet and legs due to fluid accumulation . This occurs when the heart muscle can not pump blood strongly enough to supply all the blood needed .
2 . Before you take Valsakor
Do not take Valsakor :
* If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to valsartan or any of the other ingredients of Valsakor . * If you have severe liver disease * if you are pregnant after 3 months ( it is also better to avoid Valsakor in early pregnancy - see section "Pregnancy " ) .
Do not take Valsakor if any of these apply to you.
Take special care with Valsakor :
* If you have liver disease;
* If you have severe kidney disease or are on dialysis ;
* If you have a narrowing of the renal artery ;
* If you have recently had a kidney transplant (received a new kidney)
* If you are being treated after a heart attack or heart failure , your doctor may check your kidney function;
* If you are taking drugs that increase the level of potassium in the blood. These include potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium, potassium- sparing medicines and heparin. You may need to check the amount of potassium in your blood at regular intervals;
* If you suffer from aldosteronism - a disease in which your adrenal glands make too much of the hormone aldosterone. In this case, use is not recommended Valsakor ;
* If you have lost a lot of fluid ( dehydration) caused by diarrhea, vomiting, or high doses of water pills (diuretics ) ;
* Not recommended for use Valsakor in children and adolescents ( under 18 years);
 
* You must tell your doctor if you think you are pregnant or may become pregnant. Valsakor not recommended in early pregnancy, and must not be taken if you are pregnant more than three months , as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used at that stage (see section "Pregnancy " ) .
If any of these apply to you, tell your doctor before taking Valsakor .
 
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without retsepta.Efektat treatment may be affected by taking medications at the same time Valsakor . You may need to change the dose, to take other precautions, or in some cases to stop taking some medicines. This applies to both prescription drugs and non-prescription medicines , especially:
- Other medicines that lower blood pressure, especially water pills ( diuretics) .
- Medicines that increase potassium levels in your blood. These include potassium supplements or salt substitutes , potassium- sparing diuretics and heparin.
- Type of pain killers called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
- Lithium - a medicine which is used in some types of psychiatric disorders.
In addition :
* If you are being treated after a heart attack is not recommended combination with ACE inhibitors ( medicines used to treat heart attack ) . * If you are being treated for heart failure is not recommended triple combination with ACE inhibitors and beta-blockers ( medicines used to treat heart failure) .
Taking Valsakor with food and drink
You may take Valsakor with or without food.
 
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
You must tell your doctor if you think you are pregnant or may become pregnant. Your doctor will normally advise you to stop taking Valsakor before you become pregnant or as soon as you know you are pregnant and will advise you to take another medicine instead Valsakor . Valsakor not recommended in early pregnancy, and must be taken after the third month , as it may cause serious harm to your baby if used after the third month of pregnancy.
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed . Valsakor not recommended for nursing mothers , and your doctor may prescribe other treatments if you wish to breast-feed , especially if your baby is newborn , or was born prematurely.
 
Driving and using machines
Before driving, operating machinery , or other activities that require concentration, make sure you know how you react to the effects of Valsakor . Like many other medications for high blood pressure Valsakor may cause dizziness or affect the concentration in some cases.
 
Important information about some of the ingredients of Valsakor
Valsakor contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some dzahari contact before taking this medicine .
 
3 . How to take Valsakor
Always take Valsakor exactly as your doctor tells you to achieve the best results and avoid side effects . Take this medicine only on prescription . If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist. People with high blood pressure often do not recognize the symptoms of this disease . Many of them feel normal. It is important to carry with you your medicine as prescribed by your doctor when you go to visit him, even when you feel better.
After a recent heart attack : After a heart attack can be started after 12 hours , usually at a low dose of 20 mg twice daily . You receive a dose of 20 mg, split the tablets of 40 mg. Your doctor will increase the dose gradually over several weeks to a maximum of 160 mg twice daily. The final dose depends on how each patient can tolerate lekarstvoto.Valsakor can be taken together with other treatment for heart attack and your doctor will decide which treatment is right for you .
Heart failure: Treatment usually starts with 40 mg twice daily. Your doctor may prescribe a higher dose by gradual increase to a maximum of 160 mg twice daily. The final dose depends on how each patient can tolerate lekarstvoto.Valsakor can be taken with other medication for heart failure, and your doctor will decide which treatment is appropriate for you.
High blood pressure: The usual dose is 80 mg daily. In some cases your doctor may prescribe higher doses ( eg 160 mg or 320 mg). It may be combined with an additional drug Valsakor (e.g. diuretic) .
After a recent heart attack : After a heart attack can be started after 12 hours , usually at a low dose of 20 mg twice daily . You receive a dose of 20 mg, split the tablets of 40 mg. Your doctor will increase the dose gradually over several weeks to a maximum of 160 mg twice daily. The final dose depends on how each patient can tolerate lekarstvoto.Valsakor can be taken together with other treatment for heart attack and your doctor will decide which treatment is right for you .
Heart failure: Treatment usually starts with 40 mg twice daily. Your doctor may prescribe a higher dose by gradual increase to a maximum of 160 mg twice daily. The final dose depends on how each patient can tolerate lekarstvoto.Valsakor can be taken with other medication for heart failure, and your doctor will decide which treatment is appropriate for you.
 
If you take more dose Valsakor
In severe dizziness and / or fainting, lay down and immediately contact your doctor . If you have taken too much medicine , contact your doctor, pharmacist or hospital.
 
If you forget to take Valsakor
Do not take a double dose to make up propusnatata.Ako you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember . If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose not taken .
 
If you stop taking Valsakor
Discontinuation of Valsakor may worsen your condition. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to do napravite.Ako you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
 
4 . Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Valsakor can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them .
These side effects may occur with certain frequencies , which are defined as follows:
* Very common : affects more than 1 in 10 patients ;
* Common: affects 1 to 10 of 100 patients ;
* Uncommon: affects 1 to 10 of 1000 patients ;
* Rare: affects 1 to 10 users in 10,000 patients ;
* Very rare: affects less than 1 in 10,000 patients ;
* Not known from the available data can not be estimated .
 
 
Some symptoms need immediate medical attention :
You may experience symptoms of angioedema, such as :
* Swelling of the face , tongue or throat ;
* Difficulty in swallowing ;
* Hives and difficulty breathing.
You should immediately contact your doctor if you experience any of them.
Other side effects include:
Common:
* Dizziness, feeling dizzy when getting up from a lying or sitting position .
* Low blood pressure with symptoms such as dizziness
* Reduced kidney function (signs of kidney damage)
 
Uncommon:
* An allergic reaction with symptoms such as rash , itching , dizziness, swelling of the face , lips , tongue or throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing , dizziness (signs of angioedema )
Sudden loss of consciousness
* dizziness
* Severely decreased kidney function ( signs of acute renal failure)
* Muscle cramps, abnormal heart rhythm ( signs of hyperkalaemia )
* Shortness of breath , difficulty breathing when lying down , swelling of the feet and legs (signs of heart failure)
* headache
* cough
* Abdominal pain
* nausea
* diarrhea
* fatigue
* fatigue
Not known
* Rash , itching, accompanied by some of the following signs or symptoms: fever , joint pain , muscle pain, swollen lymph nodes and / or flu-like symptoms ( signs of serum sickness)
* Purplish red spots, fever , itching (signs of inflammation of blood vessels, called vasculitis)
* Unusual bleeding or bruising (signs of thrombocytopenia)
* Muscle aches ( myalgia)
* Fever, sore throat or mouth ulcers due to infections ( symptoms of low level of white blood cells called neutropenia)
* Reduced hemoglobin levels and reduced the percentage of red blood cells in the blood (which can, in severe cases, lead to anemia)
* Increased levels of potassium in the blood (which can, in severe cases, cause muscle spasms and abnormal heart rhythm)
* Elevated liver function (which can indicate liver damage), including elevated levels of bilirubin in the blood ( which can, in severe cases can cause yellowing of the skin and eyes)
* Increase of the level of blood urea nitrogen and increase of serum creatinine level (which may be indicative of renal dysfunction )
The frequency of certain adverse events may vary depending on your illness . For example, side effects such as dizziness and decreased renal function were observed less frequently in patients treated with high blood pressure than in patients treated for heart failure or after a recent heart attack.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet , please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
 
5 . How to store Valsakor
Keep out of reach of detsa.Da not store above 30 ° C. Do not store in the original package to protect from moisture.
 
Expiration date
Valsakor not use after the expiry date stated on the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
 
6 . Additional Information
What does Varsakor
* The active ingredient is valsartan.
Each tablet contains 1 60 mg valsartan (valsartan).
* Excipients in the tablet core are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose , povidone , croscarmellose sodium , silica , colloidal anhydrous and magnesium stearate.
* Other excipients, film-coated tablets 160 mg are hypromellose , titanium dioxide (E171), macrogol 4000 , iron oxide yellow (E172) and red iron oxide (E172).
Looks like Valsakor contents of the pack
160 mg film-coated tablets are yellow- brown , oval , biconvex film-coated tablets , scored on one side.
For all concentrations available in boxes 7, 14 , 28, 56, 84 and 98, film-coated tablets in the blister pack.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
 
 
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