Dioforge-160

Dioforge-160

valsartan

Manufacturer:

Millimed

Distributor:

Millimed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Valsartan
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN 80-160 mg once daily, HCTZ may be added. CHF Initially 40 mg bid, may be increased to 80-160 mg bid. Max: 320 mg in divided doses. Heart failure or left ventricular dysfunction after acute MI Initially 20 mg bid, titrate to 40, 80 & 160 mg bid. Start therapy 12 hr after MI.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Hepatic & renal impairment, cirrhosis, biliary obstructive disorder, dehydration, Na- or vol-depletion, renal artery stenosis.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, pruritus, angioedema, hypotension, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, hyperkalaemia, dizziness, fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Increased serum K w/ K-sparing drugs, supplements or K-containing salt substitutes.
ATC Classification
C09CA03 - valsartan ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dioforge-160 tab 160 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 14's
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