Initially 150 once a day. May be increased up to 300 mg once a day if BP reduction is not adequate. If BP is not controlled by irbesartan alone, a low dose of a diuretic eg, hydrochlorothiazide may be added. Max: 300 mg once a day. Patient who are vol- &/or salt-depleted eg, those treated vigorously w/ diuretics or on hemodialysis
Initially 75 mg. Max: 300 mg. Adolescent 13-16 yr
Initially 150 mg once daily. Patient requiring further BP reduction
300 mg once a day. Max: 300 mg daily. Childn 6-12 yr HTN
Initially 75 mg once a day. Patient requiring further BP reduction
150 mg once a day. Max: 150 mg daily.