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Valbloc 40mg Tab

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By EAST WEST PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Valsartan
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Valbloc Tablet contains valsartan as its active ingredient. Valbloc Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It lowers blood pressure by inhibiting the action of certain natural substa...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Valbloc 40mg Tab

  • Valbloc Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to improve survival and reduce the risk of heart problems following a heart attack.
contraindications

Contraindications of Valbloc 40mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Valsartan or any other ingredients of Valbloc Tablet.
  • If you are on any medicine containing Aliskiren.
  • If you are pregnant for more than 3 months.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are suffering from jaundice or you have diabetes.
sideEffects

Side effects of Valbloc 40mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • Body pain
  • Cough
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Sore throat
  • Swelling
  • Low blood pressure
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Valbloc 40mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Valbloc Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Valbloc Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Valbloc Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Valbloc Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as it is unknown if it passes into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Valbloc Tablet?
A:
Valbloc Tablet may make you dizzy, thus you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Valbloc Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe for you to consume alcohol while on treatment with Valbloc Tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from heart disease.
  • You have problems with your kidney or liver.
  • You have dehydration, diarrhoea or are vomiting.
  • You have problems with your adrenal glands.
  • You are on treatment with high doses of water tablets (furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide).
  • You are on a low salt diet.
  • Your doctor has told you that you have high blood potassium levels or on medicines that increase the amount of potassium in your blood (like heparin, amiloride, etc).
  • You are taking other medicines to treat high blood pressure like Ramipril, Lisinopril, Aliskiren, etc.
  • You are less than 18 years old and are on Valsartan in combination with other medicines.
  • You are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Valbloc 40mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Valsartan in Valbloc Tablet works by blocking a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten, thus relaxing blood vessels and allowing the blood to flow easily. As a result of which ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Valbloc 40mg Tab

Valbloc Tablet should be taken as directed by your physician. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It would be best if ...
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interactions

Interactions of Valbloc 40mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Valbloc Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a...
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  • Valbloc Tablet when taken with other antihypertensive medications like benazepril, captopril, lisinopril may alter its effects.
  • Concomitant use along with medicine used in heart diseases and high blood pressure like perindopril, candesartan, aliskiren may increase the risk of side effects with Valbloc Tablet.
  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with potassium supplements, medications like amiloride, spironolactone is not recommended as it may lead to increased potassium levels in the blood.
  • Medicines like aspirin, ibuprofen, etc may lead to kidney failure when taken together with Valbloc Tablet.
  • Lithium should not be taken simultaneously with Valbloc Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Valbloc 40mg Tab

  • Valbloc Tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Valbloc 40mg Tab

Overdose

Overdose of Valbloc Tablet may lead to low blood pressure (symptoms include dizziness, nausea, unconsciousness, blurred vision, etc). Seek urgent medical help if you experience any such symptoms or fe...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Valbloc Tablet, take it as soon as you remember, if it is almost time for your next dose then skip the missed dose. Please do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Valbloc Tablet?

A: Valbloc Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent or reduce certain other heart problems like a heart attack or stroke.

Q: What lifestyle changes should I make to control high blood pressure?

  • You should plan your diet, consume a balanced diet that has proteins, whole grain fibrous fruits and vegetables.
  • Limit carbohydrate, salt and sugar intake.
  • Exercise regularly and reduce weight.
  • Avoid smoking or drinking.
  • Consult your doctor before starting any diet or food habits.

Q: How to take Valbloc Tablet?

A: Valbloc Tablet should be taken as directed by your physician. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: Can I stop taking Valbloc Tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Valbloc Tablet suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of hypertension. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

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ContainsValsartan
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 07:22 PM (IST)
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