Composition : Valsartan USP 80mg Tablet.
Indication : Hypertension : Cardival (valsartan) is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Heart Failure : Cardival (valsartan) is indicated for the treatment of heart failure (NYHA class II-IV) in patients who are intolerant of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors.
Dosage and administration : Usually 80mg once daily if necessary increased after at least 4 weeks to 160mg daily (elderly over 75years, mild to moderate hepatic impairment, moderate to severe renal impairment, intravascular volume depletion initially 40mg once daily). Or, as directed by a registered physician.
Use in pregnancy and lactation : The use of valsartan is not advised at the time of pregnancy. Decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
Packing : Cardival : 3x10's tablets in blister pack.