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A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.

Mavik (Trandolapril)

Known as Gopten in the UK

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Brand

Mavik (Trandolapril)

Prescription Required

Strength

1mg

2mg

4mg

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Generic

Generic Equivalent - Mavik (Trandolapril)

Prescription Required

Strength

1mg

2mg

4mg

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  • Product Details

    Description

    MAVIK (trandolapril) is a prescription medication used to lower high blood pressure. Since high blood pressure is a component of several diseases, it can be used to treat the following:

    • Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)
    • Hypertension
    • Left ventricular dysfunction
    • Post- heart attack heart failure

    MAVIK is a type of medication called an ACE inhibitor. It prevents the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, which decreases blood pressure. MAVIK is converted to its active form in the liver.

    Directions

    Take MAVIK exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. It should be taken once daily on an empty stomach.

    The initial dose of MAVIK is 1 mg by mouth once daily. The dose should be increased to a maximum dose of 4 mg by mouth once daily.

    MAVIK is available in 1 mg, 2 mg, and 4 mg tablets.

    Ingredients

    The active ingredient in MAVIK is trandolapril.

    Interactions

    Common drug-drug interactions with MAVIK may include: 

    • Aliskiren
    • Amifostine
    • Angiotensin II receptors blockers
    • Bromperidol
    • Grass pollen allergen extract
    • Iron dextran complex
    • Lanthanum
    • Lithium
    • Obinutuzumab
    • Sacubitril
    • Sodium phosphates

    Cautions

    Do not take MAVIK if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. MAVIK is toxic to the developing fetus and should be stopped as soon as pregnancy is detected.

    Tell your doctor if you develop a dry cough while taking MAVIK.

    Your doctor should monitor for increased blood potassium while you are taking MAVIK. 

    Tell your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver dysfunction.

    Tell your doctor if you have a history of cardiovascular disease before starting MAVIK.

    Side Effects

    MAVIK (trandolapril) side effects may include:

    • Bradycardia
    • Cardiogenic shock
    • Cerebrovascular accident
    • Cough
    • Diarrhea
    • Dizziness
    • Gastritis
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypocalcemia
    • Hypotension
    • Increased kidney enzymes
    • Increased uric acid
    • Intermittent claudication
    • Myalgia
    • Syncope
    • Weakness

    Buy MAVIK (trandolapril) from Canada Pharmacy with a valid prescription from your doctor.

    References

    Mavik [package insert]. Chicago, IL: Abbot; 2011.



    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 2428

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