Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)
What is Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) used for?
Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from hypertension. It contains a combination of a diuretic and an angiotensin II receptor agonist that operates by relaxing the blood vessels to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work required by the heart to pump the blood. This can prevent headaches, chest pain, lethargy, or other symptoms associated with these conditions. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) should always be used strictly according to your doctor`s directions to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is typically administered once daily, but your individual instructions will be determined by your weight, age, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. A meal or snack may be suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not crush, chew, or split the tablets before taking them to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have regarding the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
Some patients using Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are confusion, vomiting, unusual swelling, faintness, or urinary retention. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying side effects to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, under eighteen years old, or lactose intolerant. Also inform your doctor if you have low fluid volume, low sodium levels, severe heart failure, mitral valve stenosis, renal artery stenosis, ischaemic heart disease, aortic stenosis, reduced liver function, or decreased kidney function. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems during treatment requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Irovel/Irovel H (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Irovel may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.