Active Ingredient(s):Irbesartan FDA Approved: * September 30, 1997 Pharm Company: *SANOFI AVENTIS US Category:Blood Pressure
Irbesartan, sold under the brand name Avapro among others, is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetic kidney disease. It is a reasonable initial treatment for high blood pressure. It is taken by mouth. Versions are available as the combination irbesartan/hydrochlorothiazide.
Common side effects include dizziness, diarrhea, feeling tired, muscle pain, and heartburn...
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