What is Karvea (Irbesartan) used for?
This medication is manufactured in Turkey.
Karvea (Irbesartan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist prescribed to treat patients suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension). The medication relaxes blood vessels in the body to reduce the amount of work required by the heart to circulate the blood. This action also makes it useful for treating kidney problems that may occur in patients with type 2 diabetes. Your doctor may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Karvea (Irbesartan)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions while using Karvea (Irbesartan) to get the safest and most effective results. It is normally taken once each day at a dose of one tablet, but your individual dosage will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water to aid absorption. Do not alter the form of the tablets by crushing, splitting, or chewing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Karvea (Irbesartan)?
Some patients have reported experiencing side effects while using Karvea (Irbesartan) including:
More serious side effects that may require medical attention are trouble breathing, swelling, faintness, unusual mood changes, or decreased urination. Immediately tell your doctor about any symptoms that are intense or worrying to you to make sure the correct adjustments are made to prevent further complications.
Karvea (Irbesartan) should not be used to treat women who are breastfeeding or in the second or third trimester of pregnancy. Also disclose if you have ischaemic heart disease, severe heart failure, mitral valve stenosis, aortic stenosis, renal artery stenosis, low sodium levels, or if you are undergoing dialysis. These conditions may require adjustments to your treatment to prevent potential health problems from appearing.
Strictly use Karvea (Irbesartan) 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.
Karvea (Irbesartan) 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.