Get a Prescription Refill for Irbesartan (Avapro) online.
Irbesartan (Avapro) is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension and kidney damage in patients who have diabetes. You can get an Irbesartan online prescription by connecting with our doctor at Your Doctors Online. Our online doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms to determine the best course of treatment.
Then, if deemed necessary, they may recommend a follow-up appointment or a visit to a clinic. However, please note that a refill of Irbesartan online will be provided after consultation with the doctor and if the treatment is considered suitable and safe for you.
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Hi Dr Nicole, I have been taking Irbesartan to manage hypertension. Can you provide me with a refill?
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- Irbesartan Tablets, 150mg,
- Take 1 tablet orally, once daily as directed.
What is Irbesartan(Avapro) and How to Take It
Irbesartan is used for managing high blood pressure, specifically in those with diabetic nephropathy. Additionally, it may also be used to treat heart failure. Irbesartan/Avapro is one of the angiotensin II receptor antagonists(selective AT1). Other drugs form Irbesartan drug class include losartan, candesartan, olmesartan, telmisartan, and valsartan. Irbesartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination is also used to treat hpertension.
Irbesartan works by impeding the binding of angiotensin II to receptors called AT1 receptors throughout your body. Resultantly, Irbesartan decreases vasoconstriction and reduces aldosterone release and the amount of sodium that is reabsorbed. This ultimately reduces blood pressure.
Irbesartan is available in different strengths, including 75mg, 150mg, and 300mg. The Avapro dose and frequency will be determined after evaluating the severity of your current condition. Do not take more than the prescribed dose because overdosing can be life-threatening. Avapro tablets can be consumed with food on an empty stomach before meals or in the morning. It is best to stick to the same time each day.
Important Information About Irbesartan(Avapro)
Irbesartan/Avapro medication over the counter is unavailable; you will require a prescription for an Avapro medication refill.
If you are currently taking this, you should be aware of the following:
- Some side effects include dizziness, nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, and muscle/joint pain.
- If you experience yellowing of the skin or eyes, pale skin, fatigue, purple spots, sore throat, fever, irregular heartbeat, pins and needles, muscle cramps, allergic reactions, or difficulty breathing, please seek medical attention.
- Practice caution while prescribing Irbesartan tablets to people with liver or kidney conditions.
- Irbesartan and alcohol should not be taken together.
- People who have had an allergic reaction to angiotensin II receptor antagonists should not take Irbesartan medication.
- Some of Irbesartan’s interactions include blood pressure medications, diuretics, lithium, NSAIDs, and Aliskiren.
FAQs About Irbesartan(Avapro)
How long does it take for Irbesartan to work?
It can take 4 to 6 weeks to achieve optimum results. However, the blood pressure typically does normalize 3-6 hours after taking the medicine.
What is Irbesartan's lowest dose?
Irbesartan's lowest dose is generally 150mg once a day. The dosage is adjusted according to the individual's need and the severity of the condition. It is essential to take Irbesartan as directed by your doctor.
Is Irbesartan a good blood pressure medication?
Irbesartan is prescribed on its own or alongside other drugs to manage hypertension. It is considered an effective drug, but the dosage depends on the condition of the individual.
What is the best time to take irbesartan?
Irbesartan tablets are taken once a day. In case of dizziness, you can take it before bedtime. Although, you may take it any time of the day.
Is irbesartan a beta blocker?
Irbesartan/Avapro is not a beta blocker, it is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist(selective AT1). Other drugs form Irbesartan drug class include losartan, candesartan, olmesartan, telmisartan, and valsartan.
How can I refill my Avapro prescription?
You can get a refill of your prescription by consulting with our doctor at Your Doctors Online. Simply register and log in to talk with our doctor.
Who should not take Avapro?
You should avoid Avapro if you have the following:
Chronic kidney disease
Renal artery stenosis
Are taking potassium supplements
What are the dangers of Avapro?
Your renal function will be monitored while on this medication, as Avapro may lead to acute renal failure in those with chronic kidney disease, renal artery stenosis, or heart failure.
What happens if I take too much Avapro?
An overdose may result in fainting or irregular heartbeat. Please seek immediate medical help if that is the case.
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