- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Bisoprolol Fumarate
- Isosorbide Dinitrate
- Isosorbide Mononitrate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Tadalafil Xtenda
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Karvezide* used for?
Generic for Karvezide* (Irbesartan–Hydrochlorothiazide) is used to lower high blood pressure (hypertension). If high blood pressure is left untreated, it may lead to blood vessel damage in body parts such as brain, heart, eyes, and kidney. This medicine controls blood pressure by preventing the tightening of blood vessels and by increasing the output of urine volume. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Karvezide*?
The dosage of Generic for Karvezide* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Karvezide* with or without food. It is important to take your tablet at the same time each day to get the best result.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Karvezide*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Karvezide* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Karvezide*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Karvezide*, seek medical attention immediately. Overdose symptoms of this medicine are lightheadedness or dizziness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Karvezide*?
- Codeine phosphate
- Meperidine hydrochloride
- Naproxen sodium
- Oxycodone hydrochloride
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Karvezide*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Karvezide*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Karvezide* can interact with adrenocorticotropic hormones, narcotic painkillers, oral diabetes medicines, steroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, barbiturates, and other blood pressure medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Karvezide*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Karvezide* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Karvezide* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Karvezide* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Karvezide* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Karvezide* can cause side effects such as tiredness, dizziness, and light-headedness. Some of the uncommon side effects of this medicine are loss of appetite, fainting, skin rash, muscle pain, fever, yellowing of the skin, muscle weakness, and so on. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Karvezide*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Karvezide*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Karvezide* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Karvezide*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Karvezide*?
How will Generic for Karvezide* work in my body?
How should Generic for Karvezide* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Karvezide* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Karvezide* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or nursing your baby. Unless advised by your physician, you should not take potassium supplements while taking this medicine. Care must be taken while driving or handling machinery as this drug may cause dizziness.