Avalide is a prescription medication that is used to treat high blood pressure. Avalide is a combination medication containing irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Avalide works to lower blood pressure by preventing your blood vessels from narrowing and preventing your body from absorbing excess salt.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Avalide include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of Avalide:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Avalide?
If you miss a dose of Avalide, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
How long does Avalide take to work?
It can take up to four weeks for Avalide to control your blood pressure.