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Avalide




PATIENT INFORMATION

Pregnancy

Tell female patients of childbearing age about the consequences of exposure to AVALIDE during pregnancy. Discuss treatment options with women planning to become pregnant. Ask patients to report pregnancies to their physician as soon as possible.

Symptomatic Hypotension

Tell patients using AVALIDE that they may feel lightheaded, especially during the first days of use. Tell patients to inform their physician if they feel lightheaded or faint. Tell the patient, if fainting occurs, stop using AVALIDE and contact the prescribing doctor.

Tell patients using AVALIDE that getting dehydrated can lower their blood pressure too much and lead to lightheadedness and possible fainting. Dehydration may occur with excessive sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting and with not drinking enough liquids.

Potassium Supplements

Advise patients not to use potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium without consulting their healthcare provider [see DRUG INTERACTIONS].

Acute Myopia And Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Advise patients to discontinue AVALIDE and seek immediate medical attention if they experience symptoms of Acute Myopia or Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/20/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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