Torval H 80/12.5/Torval H 160/12.5/Torval H 160/25

Torval H 80/12.5/Torval H 160/12.5/Torval H 160/25

valsartan + hydrochlorothiazide

Manufacturer:

Torrent

Distributor:

Torrent
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Torval H 80 mg/12.5 mg FC tab Valsartan 80 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Torval H 160 mg/12.5 mg FC tab Valsartan 160 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Torval H 160 mg/25 mg FC tab Valsartan 160 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
Dosage/Direction for Use
Combination therapy in patients whose BP is not adequately controlled w/ monotherapy 80 mg/12.5 mg or 160 mg/12.5 mg once daily. Patient whose BP is inadequately controlled or is controlled but experiences hypokalemia 80 mg/12.5 mg or 160 mg/12.5 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Perform periodic serum electrolyte determination to detect possible electrolyte imbalance. Valsartan: Hepatic impairment, cirrhosis or biliary obstruction. Pregnancy. Hydrochlorothiazide: Existing fluid & electrolyte disturbances; hypokalemia; hyponatremia; Addison's disease; renal impairment. May precipitate attacks of gout. May cause hyperglycemia & aggravate or unmask DM. Mild hypercalcemia.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. Valsartan: Vertigo, fatigue, abdominal pain, muscle cramps, dry cough, hypotension, pruritus, rash, impotence. Hydrochlorothiazide: Electrolyte imbalance; anorexia, gastric irritation, sialadenitis, photosensitivity reactions, orthostatic hypotension, paraesthesia & yellow vision.
Drug Interactions
Hydrochlorothiazide: Potentiation of orthostatic hypotension w/ alcohol, barbiturates or narcotics. Antidiabetics. Additive effects or potentiation  w/ other hypertensives. Impaired absorption w/ cholestyramine & colestipol resins. Intensified electrolyte depletion w/ corticosteroids, ACTH. Possible increased responsiveness to the muscle relaxant w/ tubocurarine. Reduced diuretic, natriuretic & antihypertensive effects of loop, K-sparing & thiazide diuretics w/ NSAIDs.
MIMS Class
ACE Inhibitors/Direct Renin Inhibitors / Diuretics
ATC Classification
C09DA03 - valsartan and diuretics ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) in combination with diuretics. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Torval H 160 mg/25 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
30's (P1,258.93/box)
Form
Torval H 80 mg/12.5 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
30's (P776.79/box)
Form
Torval H 160 mg/12.5 mg FC tab
Packing/Price
30's (P1,258.93/box)
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