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Teveten Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Teveten

Generic Name: eprosartan (Pronunciation: EP roe SAR tan)

What is eprosartan (Teveten)?

Eprosartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Eprosartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.

Eprosartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications.

Eprosartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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What are the possible side effects of eprosartan (Teveten)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

In rare cases, eprosartan can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • urinating less than usual or not at all;
  • chest pain, fast heart rate; or
  • swelling in your hands or feet.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough;
  • joint pain;
  • nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea;
  • headache, dizziness; or
  • tired feeling.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Teveten (eprosartan mesylate) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about eprosartan (Teveten)?

Stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Eprosartan can cause injury or death to the unborn baby if you take the medicine during your second or third trimester.

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to eprosartan.

Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of eprosartan.

Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes while you are taking eprosartan, unless your doctor has told you to.

Your blood pressure will need to be checked often. Visit your doctor regularly.

Keep using this medicine as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.

In rare cases, eprosartan can cause a condition that results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure. Call your doctor right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine.

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