Eprosartan (Teveten) – What You Need To Know

Brand Name: Teveten

What is Eprosartan (Teveten)?

The Information about Eprosartan (Teveten) contained herein is a compilation of materials available from drugs.com and simplified for the average consumer.

eprosartan tevetenAngiotensin II is a natural substance in your body that narrows your blood vessels, releases a hormone that increases the amount of sodium and water in your body, and can also thicken and stiffen the walls of your blood vessels and heart.

Eprosartan also known by the brand name Teveten is an Angiotensin II receptor blocker, which helps to stop this damage within the blood vessels.

There are drug free alternatives to lowering your blood pressure that may be effective for you. Read about them here.

How to use Eprosartan (Teveten)

  • taking pillTake Eprosartan (Teveten) as prescribed on your medication bottle. Do not take more or less or for longer than recommended by your doctor.
  • Store Eprosartan (Teveten) at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. Do not double your dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
  • You may need regular blood pressure checks to make sure your blood pressure does not become too low.
  • Eprosartan (Teveten) may interact with other drugs, both prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Discuss with your doctors before you start or stop any other medications you are on.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Eprosartan (Teveten).

What to know before using Eprosartan (Teveten):

If any of the following conditions apply to you, discuss with your doctor before taking or changing your dosage of Eprosartan (Teveten):

liver diseaseDiabetics should not use Eprosartan (Teveten) with any medication that contains Aliskiren (Amturnide, Tekturna, Tekamlo, Valturna).

  • pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • allergy to Eprosartan (Teveten)
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • congestive heart failure
  • low salt diet
  • dehydration

Side effects of Eprosartan (Teveten):

Stop using Eprosartan (Teveten) and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Pain or burning during urinationdizziness
  • Changes in frequency of urination
  • cough
  • fever
  • sore throat
  • Dizziness, fainting or lightheaded
  • swollen face, lips, limbs, or tongue

Less serious side effects may include:

  • Stomach pain or irritation
  • joint pain
  • more tired

The information about Eprosartan (Teveten) comes from drugs.com

Eprosartan (Teveten) Natural Alternatives:

tikvawithdrinkIf you are taking Eprosartan (Teveten) or other Angiotensin II receptor blockers, the various ingredients  in Tikva have been proven through either clinical trials or other research to lower your blood pressure naturally by dilating (widening) the arteries. Tikva has several natural ingredients that help to widen the arteries, so they do not become too narrow.

Several of the ingredients in Tikva can also increase circulation, dissolve plaque that is already in the arteries and reduce new plaque from forming. In addition, there are ingredients in Tikva to help reduce stress that often increases blood pressure without all of the side effects.

Read more about the natural ingredients in Tikva on our research and ingredients page, by clicking here.

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The information provided on this page should not be used to decide whether or not to take Eprosartan (Teveten) or any other medicine. Consult your doctor to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition.

This information about Eprosartan (Teveten) is a brief summary and does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to Eprosartan (Teveten) .

This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must speak with your doctor for complete information about the risks and benefits of using Eprosartan (Teveten) .