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Valzaar Sm Capsule

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By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 148.00*
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Amlodipine(2.5 Mg) + Valsartan(80.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Valzaar Sm Capsule is an antihypertensive medicine used in the treatment of individuals with high blood pressure. Valzaar Sm Capsule contains amlodipine and valsartan as its active ingredients. It wor...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Valzaar Sm Capsule

Valzaar Sm Capsule is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Valzaar Sm Capsule

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine or valsartan or any ingredients of Valzaar Sm Capsule.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
  • If you have any medical conditions such as liver or kidney disease or any kind of heart disorders.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney-related disorders and taking aliskiren to treat high blood pressure.
sideEffects

Side effects of Valzaar Sm Capsule

  • Headache
  • General weakness
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Tiredness
  • Puffy face
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Valzaar Sm Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Valzaar Sm Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Valzaar Sm Capsule during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby. This medicine may harm your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, discontinue the treatment and consult your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Valzaar Sm Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass into the breastmilk. However, the effect of this medicine on infants is not known. Therefore, it is not recommended to breastfeed the baby if you are consuming this medicine. You must either discontinue the use of the medicine or stop breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Valzaar Sm Capsule?
A:
This medicine may make you may experience dizziness and giddiness. These are infrequent side effects but be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Valzaar Sm Capsule?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. However, consuming alcohol when you have a blood pressure problem is not advisable as alcohol can lower blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an underlying heart condition like liver or kidney-related disorder etc.
  • You experience any unusual symptoms like difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, lips.
  • You have very low blood pressure.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood serum reports.
  • You have any heart disorder like narrowing of the aorta, chest pain, history of heart attack, etc.
  • You have diabetes related kidney problem and taking any other hypertensive medicines like aliskiren.
  • You are taking any other hypertensive medicines like aliskiren and have kidney problem due to diabetes.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Valzaar Sm Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Amlodipine works by reducing the force at which the heart muscles contract thus reducing blood pressure.
  • Valsartan works by blocking angiotensin II in the body. Angiotensin II is a natural enzyme present in blood and is secreted by the kidneys. Angiotensin II plays a role in maintaining blood pressure by...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Valzaar Sm Capsule

Valzaar Sm Capsule is to be taken as a whole with an adequate amount of water. This tablet can be taken with or without food. It is recommended to take the tablet at the same time every day for better...
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interactions

Interactions of Valzaar Sm Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Valzaar Sm Capsule works or Valzaar Sm Capsule itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like pain killers, cholesterol-reducing medicines, blood thinners, water pills, anti-depressants like lithium, etc.
  • You may experience an excess drop in blood pressure if you are taking other blood pressure-lowering medicine, antifungal medicines and antibiotics with the Valzaar Sm Capsule.

Interactions with food items

It is recommended to avoid foods rich in potassium like spinach, broccoli, banana, potatoes, etc. Grapefruit, apple and orange juice should be avoided for about 4 hours after taking this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Valzaar Sm Capsule

  • Store it in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Valzaar Sm Capsule

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include irregular heartbeats, dizziness, kidney failure and sometimes shock. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

Do not miss a dose of this medicine is it may lead to a rise in blood pressure. If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, th...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 should I discuss with the doctor before taking Valzaar Sm Capsule?

A: Tell your doctor if you have ever suffered from heart or liver disease or if you are a known case of heart failure. It is essential to mention it to your doctor if you are pregnant, are planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are already taking before starting the treatment.

Q: Can Valzaar Sm Capsule be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, this medicine can be taken with or without food.

Q: Can I stop taking Valzaar Sm Capsule after blood pressure comes to normal?

A: No, do not stop taking Valzaar Sm Capsule suddenly as it may result in chest pain or a sudden rise in blood pressure.

Q: When should I take Valzaar Sm Capsule?

A: Take Valzaar Sm Capsule as prescribed by your doctor for the prescribed duration. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably in the daytime and also at a fixed time to gain optimal benefits.

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ContainsAmlodipine(2.5 Mg),Valsartan(80.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, general weakness, swelling of hands and feet, tiredness,puffy face
Last Updated on: 19 Jun 2021 | 06:54 PM (IST)
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