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- What is irbesartan, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for irbesartan?
- Is irbesartan available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for irbesartan?
- What are the side effects of irbesartan?
- What is the dosage for irbesartan?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with irbesartan?
- Is irbesartan safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about irbesartan?
Is irbesartan safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
All ARBs should not be used during pregnancy. When used in the second or third trimester of pregnancy, irbesartan and similar drugs may cause injury and even death to the fetus. Irbesartan should not be used during pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, irbesartan should be stopped as soon as possible.
It is not known whether irbesartan is secreted into human milk. Irbesartan is secreted into the milk of rats.
What else should I know about irbesartan?
What preparations of irbesartan are available?
Tablets: 75 mg, 150 mg and 300 mg.
How should I keep irbesartan stored?
Tablets should be stored at room temperature, 15 C -30 C (59 F - 86 F).
Reference: FDA Prescribing Information
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