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Precautions and Warnings With Irbesartan

Who Should Not Take Irbesartan?

You should not take irbesartan if:
  • You are allergic to Avapro, irbesartan, or any inactive component used to make the medicines. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
  • You have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

Precautions and Warnings With Irbesartan: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which irbesartan should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings with irbesartan people should be aware of. However, it is possible that not all warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any that may apply to you.
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