Co-Diovan 80/12.5 Tablet Description:
Co-Diovan 80/12.5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide which lower blood pressure effectively. Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.
Co-Diovan 80/12.5 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Nausea, Altered taste, Diarrhoea, Stomach upset, Dizziness, Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Increased blood lipid level, Electrolyte imbalance, Increased blood uric acid, Glucose intolerance.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Co-Diovan 80/12.5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.