Avalide High Blood Pressure Medicine
If you have high blood pressure, Avalide® (irbesartan/HCTZ) is a medicine that your healthcare provider may recommend. This prescription medication is a combination of two blood pressure drugs and works in two different ways -- by reducing blood volume and by relaxing the blood vessels.
Avalide comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken once a day. Although most people tolerate it well, it is not suitable for everyone. Before starting treatment with this blood pressure medicine, warnings and precautions should be fully reviewed with your healthcare provider. Potential side effects include tiredness, nausea, and dizziness.
(Click Avalide to learn more about this blood pressure medicine. This article also discusses the effects of Avalide on the body, lists other potential side effects, and explains what to tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment.)