Covam Tablet 5/80mg 2x7s
This medicine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), heart failure, myocardial infarction (Heart attack) with left ventricular failure or left ventricular diastolic failure.
Patients using this medicine may rarely experience syncope (fainting), thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets), renal (kidney) dysfunction, angioedema (swelling under skin or mucous membrane), dizziness (lightheadedness), and hypotension.
This medicine is contraindicated in patients with severe hepatic (liver) impairment, cirrhosis (irreversible scarring of liver), biliary (bile duct) obstruction, cholestasis (decrease in bile flow), and primary hyperaldosteronism (excessive aldosterone production).
It should be use in caution if patient has an electrolyte imbalance (such as high or low potassium levels in your blood).
This drug may pose risks to your pregnancy, therefore please do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor first.
This medicine can interact with rifampicin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, phenytoin, carbamazepine, cyclosporin.
Contact prescriber if there is chest pain, palpitations, swelling of face/ankle/tongue, unrelieved headache, weakness, difficulty in breathing, or unusual cough.
Do not take potassium supplements or salt substitutes.
Change body position slowly.
It does not matter what time of day you take this medicine (morning or evening) but it is best to take it at the same time every day when you are most likely to remember, for more even blood levels and therefore effectiveness.
Do not eat or drink lots of grapefruit or grapefruit juice. This is because grapefruit can increase the concentration of drug in your body and worsen side effects.
Product Name: Covam Tab 5mg/80mg 14's
Product Form: Tablets
Pack Size: 14's
Generic Category: Anti-Hypertensive
Ingredients: Amlodipine 5mg , Valsartan 80mg