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Brand name: Valsartan/Amlodipine/HCT 160/5/12.5 (Sandoz) TM

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Active ingredients: amlodipine + valsartan + hydrochlorothiazide

What it is used for

AMLODIPINE/VALSARTAN/HCT NOVARTIS is indicated ONLY as substitution therapy for the treatment of hypertension in patients whose blood pressure is already adequately controlled on the triple combination of amlodipine, valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide taken either as three single component formulations or as dual-component formulation with a single component formulation, all components at the same dose level. Treatment should not be initiated with these fixed-dose combinations (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

white, non-scored, ovaloid, biconvex film-coated tablet with bevelled edge, debossed with NVR on one side and VCL on the other

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient amlodipine + valsartan + hydrochlorothiazide

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

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