The medicinal preparation "Valz" is issued in the form ofbiconcave oval tablets, which are covered with a yellow film coating and have a "V" marking on one side and a risk on the other. The active substance of this medication is valsartan, and the auxiliary ones are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone K29-32, magnesium stearate, talc, colloidal silicon dioxide. The film membrane covering the tablet consists of a yellow drop-headed II85G32407, which contains polyvinyl alcohol, titanium dioxide, talc, macrogol-3350, iron oxide yellow, lecithin. There are several types of tablets that differ in the content of active substance in them - forty milligrams, eighty milligrams and one hundred and sixty milligrams. They are packaged in blisters of seven and fourteen pieces.
Pharmacological action of the drug "Valz"The instructions for use describe this: This remedy relaxes the peripheral vessels, thereby contributing to lowering blood pressure. The effect of taking "Valz" 80, 40 or 160 occurs after oral intake after two hours, reaches its maximum value after four and up to six hours and is effective throughout the day. The withdrawal syndrome in the event of a sudden discontinuation of the drug does not occur.
Dosage of the preparation "Valz"application gives the following: the initial dose for the treatment of arterial hypertension is eighty milligrams times per day. The development of an antihypertensive effect occurs during the first two weeks of taking Valz. Tablets are taken orally regardless of food and washed down with a sufficient volume of liquid. The maximum effect occurs after four weeks of taking the medication. If the dosage of eighty milligrams does not give the expected therapeutic effect, the daily dose is increased to one hundred and sixty milligrams. In parallel, you can prescribe and other medications that have an antihypertensive effect, for example, diuretics. With chronic heart failure, the initial dose of the drug "Valz" instructions for use recommends this: forty milligrams twice a day. In the absence of a satisfactory therapeutic effect, the dosage is gradually increased to eighty milligrams and even to one hundred and sixty milliliters, if the drug is well tolerated by the body. From the start of treatment and until the maximum dosage is reached, at least two weeks must pass. The maximum allowable dose per day is three hundred and twenty milligrams, divided into two doses. In the case of co-administration of diuretics, the dose of the drug "Valz" can be reduced. Do not use this medication with a beta-blocker and an ACE inhibitor.
After a man suffered a myocardial infarction,the appointment of the drug "WALZ" instructions for use recommends starting twelve hours after it, provided that the hemodynamics is stable. In such cases, therapy should start at twenty milligrams twice a day, then increase the dose to forty milligrams, by the end of the second week of treatment - up to eighty, and by the third month - up to one hundred and sixty milligrams twice a day. The dose rises, taking into account the individual tolerance of the drug. In the event of a sharp drop in blood pressure or impaired renal function, the dose should be reduced.
Symptoms of drug overdose are as follows: a strong decrease in blood pressure, collapse, loss of consciousness. In this case, you should wash the stomach, then take a few tablets of activated charcoal and inject intravenously an isotonic solution of sodium chloride.