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What should I avoid while taking Avapro?

While on Avapro (irbesartan), avoid alcohol as it can lower your blood pressure and increase the possible side effects of using this drug. Also avoid salt substitutes or potassium supplements unless you have been given specific directions for their use by your doctor. Additionally, avoid getting up too quickly after lying down or being seated, as this quick motion could make you dizzy or faint. While using this drug, get up slowly and be certain you are steady on your feet in order to prevent a fall.

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