Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet
Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet (Amlodipine + Valsartan) is a fixed combination of amlodipine and valsartan. Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet contains the besylate salt of amlodipine, a dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker. Chemically, Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet is described as 3-Ethyl-5- methyl (4RS)- 2-[(2-aminoethoxy) methyl] 4-(2-chlorophenyl)-6-methyl-1, 4-dihydropyridine-3,5- dicarboxylate benzenesulphonate.Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet molecular formula is C20H25ClN2O5•C6H6O3S. Valsartan is a nonpeptide, orally active and specific angiotensin II antagonist acting on the AT1 receptor subtype.Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet chemical name is N-(1-oxopentyl)-N-[[21 -(1Htetrazol-5-yl) [1,11 -biphenyl]-4 yl]methyl]-L-valine. The molecular formula is C24H29N5O. Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tabletcontains 2 medications: amlodipine and valsartan. They both work by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker and valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). Its indication are as , for the treatment of hypertension in: Patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled on either monotherapy. Patients who are likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals.
Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It is also used to prevent certain types of chest pain (angina).
Inflammation of the nose and throat ,Dizziness, Nausea or stomach pain,Swelling of the feet, ankles, and lower legs. Dizziness, lightheadedness, or tiredness may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. Dry cough or abdominal/stomach pain may also occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position
When not to use
Covam 5 plus 160 Mg Tablet is contraindicated in liver impairment, severe renal impairment and hypersensitiviy to the drug.