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Veldil Am 160mg Tab

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Medical Description

Veldil Am 160mg Tab is an antihypertensive medicine used in the treatment of individuals with high blood pressure. Veldil Am 160mg Tab contains amlodipine and valsartan as its active ingredients. It...
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Product Summary

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ContainsAmlodipine,Valsartan
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, general weakness, swelling of hands and feet, tiredness,puffy face
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

Veldil Am 160mg Tab is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine or valsartan or any ingredients of Veldil Am 160mg Tab .
  • 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.

Side effects of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Veldil Am 160mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Veldil Am 160mg Tab 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Veldil Am 160mg Tab 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Veldil Am 160mg Tab ?
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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Veldil Am 160mg Tab ?
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.

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.

Mode of Action of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

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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Directions for Use of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

Veldil Am 160mg Tab 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 bett...
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Interactions of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Veldil Am 160mg Tab works or Veldil Am 160mg Tab 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 Veldil Am 160mg Tab .

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.

Storage and disposal of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

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

Dosage of Veldil Am 160mg Tab

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
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 should I discuss with the doctor before taking Veldil Am 160mg Tab ?

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 Veldil Am 160mg Tab be taken on an empty stomach?

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

Q: Can I stop taking Veldil Am 160mg Tab after blood pressure comes to normal?

A: No, do not stop taking Veldil Am 160mg Tab suddenly as it may result in chest pain or a sudden rise in blood pressure.

Q: When should I take Veldil Am 160mg Tab ?

A: Take Veldil Am 160mg Tab 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.
Last Updated on: 19 Jun 2021 | 06:51 PM (IST)
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