Long-term Effects Of High Blood Pressure Medication On The Kidneys?
Good evening, r nI am a former TIA sufferer and pernan undergoing treatment in the hospital. After being discharged from the hospital, I was prescribed Valsartan80 for high blood pressure and Clipadogrel for a blood thinner. R nDoes taking both drugs for a long period of time lead to kidney failure? R nBefore and afterward I thank you.
TIA (transient ischemic attack) is a condition where there is a mild disruption of blood flow to the brain caused by blockages in brain blood vessels. TIA usually occurs in people who have risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, old age.
from the situation you are experiencing, in TIA disease it is usually necessary to take drugs such as blood thinners to avoid further blockage of blood vessels. Clopidogrel is a blood thinner / antiplatelet drug that is safe to use in the long term as long as it follows the rules and dosages given by the doctor.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure drug, which also has a good effect on the heart and also a good effect on kidney function. Also the drug is very safe for consumption according to your doctor's recommendations.
Both drugs do not cause kidney failure as long as they are consumed according to the dosage given. avoid taking any drugs without a doctor's prescription.
It is recommended that you reduce the consumption of foods that contain lots of salt, reduce the consumption of foods that contain high fat such as egg yolks, offal, shrimp, coconut milk. regular exercise is also very important. Do not smoke.
Here's an article you can read about clopidogrel
may be useful. thank you