Generic diovan used for lowering the blood pressure and treating hypertension. It is not the complete cure but control the blood pressure reducing the risk of heart attacks.
Generic diovan usually doesn't cause severe side effects, but in case of any serious condition prevailing then immediate medical attention is needed. Some serious side effects are dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting spells and irregular heat beat and chest pain.
There are few drugs, which interact with generic diovan and increase the side effects caused by this drug. Few of the drugs, which increase the side effects in combination with generic diovan, are hawthorn, lithium, water pills and other blood pressure medicines. Even frequent intake of alcohol and caffeine and other illegal drugs will also affect the way the medicine works.
There is no daily-recommended dosage level is 80mg and again this also depends upon each patient's condition. So follow your physician's instructions on the amount of dosage that has to be taken and duration between dosages. Overdose of generic diovan can cause serious problem and requires medical attention. Medical tests should be performed periodically to check the effect of medicine as well as if you are affected by any side effects of the drug. If you have missed your dose and when it is almost to take next dose please leave the missed dose and take medicines as per the regular schedule. It is always good to consult your physician.
You can also can your physician the following question before taking generic diovan,
- When you can go for generic diovan?
- Will generic drug suit your body condition?
- How will this drug work?
- Should this generic diovan be taken?
- What are generic diovan's interactions and side effects?
- What will happen if you miss one dose of generic diovan?
Generic Diovan is safe and effective medicine for treating hypertension, but always take it under the directions of your doctor.
By Ammy Msc
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