Avalide Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Take Avalide?You should not take Avalide if you are:
- Allergic to Avalide, irbesartan (Avapro®), hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide®, Oretic®), or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
- Unable to urinate, which may happen in people with severe kidney disease or with kidney stones or tumors.
Final ThoughtsThere are a number of situations in which this medication should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Avalide warnings and precautions that may apply to you.