This specific brand/formulation of Valsartan contains Hydrochlorothiazide. For details about its roles in controlling blood pressure, please search for its single ingredient formulation on ePharmacy Kenya Online Drug Store, by entering “Hydrochlorothiazide” or “HCTZ” into the search bar.
Uses and Administration of Valsartan in Antihypertensive in Kenya
Adverse Effects/Side Effects of Valsartan in Kenya
Adverse effects of Valsartan have been reported to be usually mild and transient, and include dizziness, headache, and dose-related orthostatic hypotension. Hypotension may occur particularly in patients with volume depletion (for example those who have received high-dose diuretics). Impaired renal function and, rarely, rash, urticaria, pruritus, angioedema, and raised liver enzyme values may occur. Hyperkalaemia, myalgia, and arthralgia have been reported. Other adverse effects of Valsartan that have been reported in Kenya include respiratory-tract disorders, back pain, gastrointestinal disturbances, fatigue, and neutropenia.