Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. It is a combination of two active ingredients, Amlodipine and Telmisartan. Amlodipine belongs to a drug class called calcium channel blockers that work by relaxing blood vessels. In contrast, Telmisartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers that work by blocking the effects of a hormone called angiotensin. This combination helps to reduce blood pressure and prevent problems such as heart attack and stroke.
Can I buy Avsar 5/80mg online in Pakistan?
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How effective is Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is effective in treating high blood pressure. A study published in the Indian Journal of Pharmacology reported that this combination drug significantly lowered blood pressure in patients with hypertension. Another study published in the International Journal of Hypertension found that the combination of Amlodipine and Telmisartan was more effective in controlling blood pressure than either drug alone. However, the effectiveness of Avsar 5/80mg Tablet depends on individual factors such as weight, age and overall health.
Why choose Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
It is a combination medication that contains two active ingredients, Amlodipine and Telmisartan, which work together to lower blood pressure effectively. This makes it a convenient option for patients needing multiple medications to manage their hypertension.
The medication is generally well-tolerated by most patients and has a low risk of side effects. However, as with any medication, there is still the possibility of side effects, and it is essential to talk to your doctor if you experience anything unusual.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is an effective and safe treatment option for managing high blood pressure. However, following your doctor's instructions and taking the medication as prescribed is essential.
What is contained in Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet contains two active ingredients, Telmisartan and Amlodipine. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow. At the same time, Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker that works by blocking the effects of a hormone called angiotensin, which helps to lower blood pressure. Each tablet contains Amlodipine besylate (equivalent to Amlodipine 5mg) and Telmisartan 80mg. Other inactive ingredients, such as microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, and colloidal silicon dioxide, are also present in the tablet.
How should I take Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet should be taken as recommended by your doctor. The tablet should be swallowed whole with water and not crushed or chewed.
For children (1-17)
below the age of 18, the safety and efficacy of Avsar 5/80mg Tablet have not been established, and it should not be used in this age group.
For Adults (18-65)
The suggested dosage for adults is one tablet once daily, with or without food.
For Elders (above 65)
For elderly patients above 65 years, no dosage adjustment is typically needed. However, as ageing can decrease kidney function, which can affect the clearance of the medication from the body, elderly patients should be carefully monitored for any signs of side effects such as low blood pressure or electrolyte imbalances.
It is important to take Avsar 5/80mg Tablet regularly at the same time each day to ensure that it is effective in controlling your blood pressure. You should not stop taking the medication without consulting your doctor, even if you start feeling better. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Or skip the missed one and resume your regular dosing schedule.
How does Avsar 5/80mgTablet work?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is a combination medication that contains two active ingredients, Amlodipine and Telmisartan, which work together to lower blood pressure.
Together, Amlodipine and Telmisartan work synergistically to provide adequate blood pressure control. However, it is important to take the medication exactly as your doctor prescribes and follow any lifestyle modifications recommended to help manage your blood pressure.
How long can I take Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
The duration of treatment with Avsar 5/80mg Tablet will depend on your condition and response to the medication. In most cases, high blood pressure is a chronic condition that requires long-term management. Therefore, you may need to take Avsar 5/80mg Tablet for an extended period, possibly even for the rest of your life.
You must continue taking the medication as your doctor prescribes, even if you start feeling better. Stopping the medication suddenly or missing doses can cause your blood pressure to rise again, increasing the risk of complications such as heart attack or stroke.
If you experience any side effects or have concerns about taking Avsar 5/80mg Tablet, talk to your doctor before making any changes to your treatment plan.
Can I take Avsar 5/80mgTablet while pregnant or breastfeeding?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimesters. This is because Amlodipine and Telmisartan can cause harm to the developing fetus, including severe congenital disabilities, low blood pressure, kidney failure, and even death. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you should discuss alternative treatments for hypertension with your doctor.
Similarly, Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding because it is unknown whether Amlodipine and Telmisartan pass into breast milk. Suppose you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed. In that case, you should talk to your doctor about this medication's potential risks and benefits. It is important to note that high blood pressure can also be harmful during pregnancy.
What are the side effects of Avsar 5/80mg Tablet?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is generally well-tolerated by most patients and has a low risk of side effects. However, as with any medication, some people may experience side effects while taking Avsar 5/80mg Tablet. Common side effects of Avsar 5/80mg Tablet include headache, dizziness, fatigue, flushing, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, and swelling in the ankles or feet. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience unusual symptoms while taking Avsar 5/80mg Tablet.
Other Warnings to Consider
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet can cause dizziness or lightheadedness, especially during the first few days of treatment.
Patients with liver or kidney disease may require a lower Avsar 5/80mg Tablet dose, and close monitoring of their condition is recommended.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet may interact with other medications, including potassium supplements, diuretics, and certain antibiotics.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet should not be taken by patients with severe liver disease or biliary obstruction.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet should be used cautiously in patients with heart failure or aortic stenosis.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with a history of angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat) associated with previous use of ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers.
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet may cause hyperkalemia (elevated potassium levels in the blood), especially in patients with kidney problems or diabetes.
What is Avsar 5/80mg used for?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet treats high blood pressure (hypertension).
What is the active ingredient in Avsar 5/80mg?
The active ingredients in Avsar 5/80mg Tablets are Amlodipine besylate and Telmisartan.
Can both men and women use Avsar 5/80mg?
Both men and women can use Avsar 5/80mg Tablet.
For how long can I take Avsar 5/80mg?
In most cases, high blood pressure is a chronic condition that requires long-term management.
For how many hours apart shall I take Avsar 5/80mg?
You should take Avsar 5/80mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Typically, it is taken once daily, with or without food.
For how often should I take Avsar 5/80mg?
The duration of treatment with Avsar 5/80mg Tablet will depend on your condition and response to the medication.
Can pregnant women use Avsar 5/80mg?
Pregnant women should not use Avsar 5/80mg Tablet. It is not recommended during pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimesters.
Is Avsar 5/80mg safe to be used by breastfeeding mothers?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding because it is unknown whether Amlodipine and Telmisartan pass into breast milk.
Can I use Avsar 5/80mg on an empty stomach?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet can be taken with or without food.
Will using Avsar 5/80mga affect my ability to drive or work?
Avsar 5/80mg Tablet may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, especially during the first few days of treatment. Patients should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.
Does Avsar 5/80mg become allergic?
Some people may develop an allergic reaction to Avsar 5/80mg Tablet.
How does Avsar 5/80mg manifest its allergies?
Signs of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling of the face or throat, severe dizziness, and difficulty breathing.
Severe allergic reactions
Liver problems, including hepatitis and jaundice
Kidney problems, including acute kidney injury
Low blood pressure
High blood potassium levels
Blood disorders such as thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, and anaemia
Muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
Depression or anxiety.
Increased blood sugar levels.
Increased cholesterol levels
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