Irbesartan, Hydrochlorothiazide Oral tablet 150-12.5mg Information - Conditions, Pregnancy, ingredients
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Irbesartan, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet (150-12.5mg)

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Irbesartan/HCTZ 150-12.5mg Tab
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Irbesartan/HCTZ 150-12.5mg Tab
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Irbesartan/HCTZ 150-12.5mg Tab
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Irbesartan/HCTZ 150-12.5mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE; IRBESARTAN (hye dro klor oh THYE a zide; ir be SAR tan) is a combination of a drug that is a diuetic and one that relaxes blood vessels. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Avalide: Oral tablet(300-12.5mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150mg-12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 009551045
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150mg-12.5mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150mg-12.5mg Tablet

Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150mg-12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150mg-12.5mg Tablet(Irbesartan)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Irbesartan)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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