Carvals H tablets use and other information
Carvals H is a medication containing active ingredients valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Carvals H is prescribed in treating high blood pressure, helping lower the risk of strokes, kidney failure, or heart attacks.
Valsartan belongs to a class of medication called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) that help blood vessels open up, easing blood flow, while hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that works by causing the body to produce more urine, helping to reduce water and salt in the blood.
What should I know about carvals H?
Carvals H should be used by mouth, as directed by your doctor once daily.
Due to the diuretic action of hydrochlorothiazide, it is best used at least four hours before bedtime to prevent having to wake up to urinate.
Use Carvals H 4 to 6 Hours before using cholesterol-lowering medications such as Cholestyramine.
What are the risks of Carvals H to pregnant people?
Carvals H’s active ingredient, Valsartan can cause harm to an unborn baby.
Is Carvals H safe to use in pregnancy?
If you’re pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, discontinue your use of Carvals H or any product containing Valsartan as it may cause harm to the fetus.
Prevent pregnancy using effective means of contraception while using Carvals H. consult your doctor before using this product and inform them of any situations or conditions you may have.
What are the side effects of Carvals H?
Dizziness and lightheadedness may occur in the first few weeks of using this medication as your body adjusts to it, but if this effect persists, inform your doctor. In order to manage this situation, get up slowly when you rise from a lying or sitting position.
Other side effects of Carvals H may include:
· Muscle cramps
· Fast/slow/irregular heartbeat
· Extreme thirst
· Muscle weakness
· Dry mouth
· Eye pain
· Change in urine production
Is Carvals H safe to use while breastfeeding?
No, Carvals H is not safe to use while breastfeeding.