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SACUBITRIL; VALSARTAN (sak UE bi tril; val SAR tan) is a combination of a neprilysin inhibitor and a an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It treats heart failure.
Take this medicine by mouth. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Keep taking it unless your health care provider tells you to stop.
Talk to your health care provider about the use of this drug in children. While it may be prescribed for children as young as 1 for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care provider as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care provider if they continue or are bothersome):
Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Protect from moisture. Keep the container tightly closed. Get rid of any unused medicine after the expiration date.
To get rid of medicines that are no longer needed or have expired:
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medicines:
This medicine may also interact with the following medicines:
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Tell your doctor or health care provider if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine. Women should inform their health care provider if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious harm to an unborn child. Talk to your health care provider for more information.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.
Alcohol may interfere with the effects of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Avoid salt substitutes unless you are told otherwise by your health care provider.
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