Avapro (Irbesartan) is a medicine to treat high blood pressure and sometimes kidney failure in patients with diabetes type 2. Usually it is taken orally with food. This medicine is an angiotensin 2 receptor antagonist.
If you miss a dose of Avapro, take it as soon as possible, but if it is almost time for the next dose, skip it.
Avapro Safety information
Do not use Avapro if you are allergic to any of its components or if you are pregnant. Do not give Avapro to children younger than 6 years.
Normally some patients who treat high blood pressure feel weakness.
Avapro must not be used by pregnant women because it can cause death of fetal. Do not breastfeed during using Avapro.
Keep this medicine away from children. Do not store Avapro in the bathroom.
Avapro Side effects
The most common side effects are following: anxiety; chest pain; diarrhea; dizziness; flu; headache; heartburn/indigestion; muscle injury; tiredness; muscle pain; nausea; nervousness; runny nose; sinus abnormality; sore throat; stomach pain; swelling; upper respiratory tract infection; urinary tract infection; vomiting.
If you experienced chest pain or severe allergic reaction, call your doctor immediately.