CO-TAREG 160/12.5MG 14 TAB contains Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide, and categorized as cardiovascular agent.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
To begin with, Valsartan blocks the vasoconstrictor and aldosterone secreting effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptor in many tissues, such as vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal gland. In conclusion, its action is therefore independent of the pathways for angiotensin II synthesis.
- This drug is used to treat high blood pressure.
- Lowering high blood pressure
- helps prevent strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.
- Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
- Hydrochlorothiazide is a “water pill” that causes you to make more urine
- Helps your body get rid of extra salt and water.
- Relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily
DOSAGE OF CO TAREG 160/12.5MG 14 TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
- Dizziness or lightheadedness may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. If either of these effects lasts or gets worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
- To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- To start with, remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
- Moreover, this product may cause a loss of too much body water dehydration and salt/minerals.
- Tell your doctor right away if you have any symptoms of dehydration or mineral loss, including: extreme thirst, very dry mouth, muscle cramps/weakness, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, and confusion.
- In addition, tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: fainting, decrease in vision, eye pain, symptoms of a high potassium blood level (such as muscle weakness, slow/irregular heartbeat), signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine).