March 25, 2017
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Teveten HCT

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Teveten HCT




PATIENT INFORMATION

Pregnancy

Female patients of childbearing age should be told about the consequences of exposure to TEVETEN HCT during pregnancy. Discuss treatment options with women planning got become pregnant. Patients should be asked to re port pregnancies to their physicians as soon as possible.

Symptomatic Hypotension: A patient receiving TEVETEN® HCT should be cautioned that lightheadedness can occur, especially during the first days of therapy, and that it should be reported to the prescribing physician. The patient should be told that if syncope occurs, TEVETEN® HCT should be discontinued until the physician has been consulted. All patients should be cautioned that inadequate fluid intake, excessive perspiration, diarrhea, or vomiting can lead to an excessive fall in blood pressure, with the same consequences of lightheadedness and possible syncope.

Potassium Supplements: A patient receiving TEVETEN® HCT should be told not to use potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium without consulting the prescribing physician (see PRECAUTIONS: DRUG INTERACTIONS, Eprosartan Mesylate).

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/5/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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