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pink oval pill with imprint 287

I found a pink capsule shaped pill. Its pretty big and its its marked 287 on one side and nothing on the other please fill me in what this is ## @Tyson, The only relevant matches I'm finding are oval pink colored pills, imprinted with "2875" or "2876". There's no other numbers on the backside of each pill, but there is a faint imprint of a heart symbol. These particular pills are identified as an antihypertensive medication known as Avalide; containing hydrochlorothiazide + irbesartan. So I have to ask if there's any chance that the marking may have been misinterpreted due to possible fading/degradation of the pill itself from storage conditions or otherwise? Please post back if you have additional details regarding this and I'll see if I can dig any deep...


Blood pressure medication ## The name of the medication is Avalide, it contains the active ingredient Irbesartan, which is an ARB that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. You can learn more Avalide details here. Are there any questions or comments? Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was on Alavide 300/25 I took this blood pressure medication for over 5 years as a result this medication permanent damage my pancreas I take 36.000 unit 3x a day for the rest of my life I notice this blood pressure medication has been taken off the market with no liability for any damages it cause me and other people

Is it O.K. to take Quinipril and Avalide together?

I was told there could be a problem taking Quinipril and Avalide at the same time on a consistent basis because they are basically in the same class. Any truth to this? ## Is it ok to take magnesium while also taking quinipril? ## Yes, usually, you should take one or the other, though you may be able to take other blood pressure and cardiac medications, at the same time, according to FDA reports. Barb, it really depends on your blood pressure levels, since the FDA warns that Magnesium may also lower it, and cause drowsiness. How are you both doing?

avalide dosage vs losartan dosage

I was taking Avalide 300/25. It became unavailable and I was switched to Losartan 100/25. Is this the same dosage? Also what color are the Losartan suppose to be. My Losartan are yellow but I also read were they are suppose to be white. ## Hello, CT! How are you? Yes, the Losartan is stronger than the Irbesartan in the Avalide, so this is an equivalent dosage. And since this is a generic, it is actually available in both yellow and white. Typical side effects to this medication may include nausea, easier bruising, headache, dehydration and increased urination. Is there anything else I can help with?

avalide vs losartan potassium 100mg

Can i use the losartan potassium instead of avalide 300/12.5? ## Hello, Emily! How are you? No, these are not interchangeable, since the Avalide contains 2 active ingredients, Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide to work together to treat high blood pressure. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with?

Avalide And Losartan

My insurance company insisted that I change from Avalide 150mg/HCT 12.5mg to Lorsartan 50mg/HCT 12.5mg. Are the dosages equivilant? ## Yes, that is the equivalent dosage. Avalide contains Irbesartan with the Hydrochlorothiazide and the Losartan is actually a stronger medication, so it only takes 50mgso f it to equal the 150mgs of the Irbesartan. Is there anything else I can help with?

Alavide 300 25mg

when will alavide 300 25 once again become available in drug stores ## Hi Dean, Apparently availed is currently available by prescription only. You can take a look at the link below for more information on this: NOTE: that webpage was updated in 2011, so this is recent. Additionally, you can search around for medications that contain the two active ingredients found in Avalide: (Irbesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide) Since it is available, I would consider talking to your doctor about prescribing this medication if you haven't already found an alternative. Please post back if you have any other general questions or concerns about this drug.

Brown Pill With A Heart On One Side And 2875 The Other

found it on the floor and i dont know what it is....i dont want my son to find it on the floor next time. ## I located the pill in description to be Avalide; which contains a combination of Hydrochlorothiazide (12.5) + Irbesartan (150 mg). It is used for the treatment of hypertension. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you.

Recommended replacement for Avalide 150 12.5?

found out Avalide has been discontined. So what is the replacement medication. Avalide 150 12.5 has worked for me for years. ## Avalide contained the active ingredients Irbesartan an ARB and Hydrochlorothiazide a diuretic. There are several others on the market in this same medication class that may also work for you. One of them is Atacand HCT, which contains Candesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide. Your doctor can also prescribe them both separately. The name brand for the Irbesartan would be Avapro and they Hydrochlorothiazide is also available by itself. What has your doctor recommended? ## My doctor recommended Benicar HCT 20mg/12.5mg tablets ## why was avalide 150-12.5 discontinued? ## been taking avalide for years and wondering why this has been removed? does anybody know? ## What dr...


peach with heart on backside ## I located the pill in description to be Avalide (12.5 - 300 mg). It is used mainly for the treatment of hypertension. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ## is avalide pill 2776 and 2876 the same pill in ingredients?Art

substitute losartin for avalide

Can I take Losartin rather than Avalide. ## Avalide is actually a combination medication, it contains the ARB Irbesartan and the diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide. Losartan is currently the only generic ARB available on the U.S. market, however, you would also need the Hydrochlorothiazide, which is also available as a generic. You may want to check with your pharmacy to see which is cheaper to purchase, the two as separate generics or the Avalide. Are there any questions or comments?

Generic avalide

available ## Azalide contains Hydrochlorothiazed and Irbesartan and no, there is no generic for this available. The only medication in this class that is available as a generic is Losartan and the Hydrochlorothiazide is also available, separately, as a generic. If the Availide is too expensive, you may want to check your local prices on the others and if it turns out to be cheaper, ask your doctor about using them, instead. Are there any questions or comments?


MY INSURANCE NO LONGER PAYS FOR AVALIDE. I NEED A REPLACEMENT THAT WON'T BOTHER MY AHSMA. ## There are many medications to help with asthma, unfortunately I am unable to tell you which ones you can take. I am not aware of your medical history, nor am I a doctor. I would check with your doctor to see what they would recommend as an alternative. You can also view a list of medications indicated for treating asthma at: Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## You can find the drugs which are used for treating hypertension at International Drug Mart. You need to consult your doctor to find out which suits the best since you have asthma


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