Therapeutic Indications Of CO-ANGINET 160/25mg 30 tablets
Treatment of hypertension in adults, 18 years of age and older.
Hypertension, high blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.
Method Of Administration Of CO-ANGINET 160/25mg 30 tablets
Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water
It is important to take the drug exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
The recommended dose is 1 coated tablet per day, your doctor may increase the dose to reach the targeted blood pressure
The maximum antihypertensive effect is seen within 2 to 4 weeks.
The maximum daily dose is 320 mg/25 mg.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of CO-ANGINET 160/25mg 30 tablets
You should see your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms of angioedema, such as:
swollen face, tongue, or pharynx
difficulty in swallowing
hives and difficulties in breathing
Severe skin disease that causes rash, red skin, blistering of the lips, eyes, or mouth, skin peeling, fever (toxic epidermal necrolysis)
Decrease in vision or pain in your eyes due to high pressure (possible signs of fluid accumulation in the vascular layer of the eye (choroidal effusion) or acute angle-closure glaucoma)
Fever, sore throat, more frequent infections (agranulocytosis)
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking CO-ANGINET 160/25mg 30 tablets
Do not take this drug:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to valsartan, hydrochlorothiazide, sulfonamide derivatives (substances chemically related to hydrochlorothiazide), or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine
If you are more than 3 months pregnant
If you have severe liver disease, destruction of the small bile ducts within the liver (biliary cirrhosis) leads to the buildup of bile in the liver (cholestasis).
If you have severe kidney disease.
If you are unable to produce urine (anuria).
If you are treated with an artificial kidney.
If the level of potassium or sodium in your blood is lower than normal, or if the level of calcium in your blood is higher than normal despite treatment.
If you have gout.
If you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure-lowering medicine containing aliskiren.
Talk to your doctor:
If you are taking potassium-sparing medicines, potassium supplements, salt substitutes containing potassium, or other medicines that increase the amount of potassium in your blood such as heparin. Your doctor may need to check the amount of potassium in your blood regularly.
If you have low levels of potassium in your blood.
If you have diarrhea or severe vomiting.
If you are taking high doses of water tablets (diuretics).
If you have severe heart disease.
If you are suffering from heart failure or have experienced a heart attack. Follow your doctor’s instructions for the starting dose carefully. Your doctor may also check your kidney function.
If you suffer from a narrowing of the kidney artery.
If you have recently received a new kidney.
If you suffer from hyperaldosteronism. This is a disease in which your adrenal glands make too much of the hormone aldosterone.
If you have liver or kidney disease
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medicines.
Storage Conditions Of CO-ANGINET 160/25mg 30 tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.