Hiforge舒壓健

Hiforge

amlodipine + valsartan

Manufacturer:

Kolmar Korea

Distributor:

Hind Wing
/
Four Star
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amlodipine 5 mg, valsartan 80 mg
Indications/Uses
Essential HTN in adults whose BP is not adequately controlled on amlodipine or valsartan monotherapy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic impairment, biliary cirrhosis or cholestasis. Severe hypotension. Shock (including cardiogenic shock). Obstruction of the outflow tract of the left ventricle (eg, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy & high grade aortic stenosis). Haemodynamically unstable heart failure after acute MI. Concomitant use w/ aliskiren-containing products in patients w/ DM or renal impairment (GFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m2). 2nd & 3rd trimesters of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Risk of symptomatic hypotension in Na &/or vol-depleted patients. Hyperkalaemia. Angioedema w/ valsartan. Patients w/ unilateral or bilateral renal artery stenosis or stenosis to a solitary kidney; recent kidney transplantation; hepatic impairment or biliary obstructive disorders; severe renal impairment; primary hyperaldosteronism; heart failure/post-MI; mitral stenosis or significant aortic stenosis that is not high grade. Monitoring of K levels & creatinine is advised in moderate renal impairment. Dual blockade of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) w/ ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers or aliskiren. Mild or moderate influence on the ability to drive & use machines. Should not be initiated during pregnancy. Not recommended during breastfeeding. Elderly. Childn <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Nasopharyngitis, influenza; hypokalaemia; headache; asthenia, fatigue, facial oedema, flushing, hot flush, oedema, oedema peripheral, pitting oedema.
Drug Interactions
Higher frequency of adverse events w/ combined use of ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers or aliskiren.
MIMS Class
Angiotensin II Antagonists / Calcium Antagonists
ATC Classification
C09DB01 - valsartan and amlodipine ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) and calcium channel blockers. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Hiforge 5/80 mg tab
Packing/Price
2 × 14's
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