Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide Oral Tablet 160-12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet (160-12.5mg)

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Valsartan/HCTZ 160-12.5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  V22
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Valsartan/HCTZ 160-12.5mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: CG  |  HHH

What is this Medicine?

VALSARTAN;HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (val SAR tan; hye droe klor oh THYE a zide) is a combination of a drug that relaxes blood vessels and a diuretic. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Valsartan, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet(160-12.5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg-12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 003786322
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg-12.5mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_16580.JPG
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  V22
Shape: round
Color: orange

Reported Side Effects for Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg-12.5mg Tablet

Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
0.3-2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
0.3-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*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 Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg-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 Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide 160mg-12.5mg Tablet(Hydrochlorothiazide)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Hydrochlorothiazide)
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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