Avalide is an effective medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension. This medicine is a combination of two medicines called irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Irbesartan is related with the class of medications called angiotensin II blockers that is useful for slowing down the blood pressure by comforting blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic or "water pill" that is effective for controlling the blood pressure by throwing out the extra salt and water. This medicine is used without help or in blend with some other medicines to treat heart disease.
This drug must be used in the direction of your doctor. Do not overdose it. If overdose is taken by you just talk to your doctor instantly or else it may cause some serious problems for you.
Plendil can have some side effects like chest pain, pain in arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating and not feeling well. You must contact your doctor instantly, if you feel any kind of these side effects.
You should avoid this medicine if you have allergic problem with it. Before using this medicine, take the suggestion of the doctor or you should use this medicine after consulting your doctor. Take the dosage according to the doctor’s prescription. Avoid giving this medicine to anyone else who is also suffering with same problem otherwise it can cause some very serious side effects to that person. For more information you can read the leaflet of this medicine and if anything is not clear then you should ask your doctor to clarify it.