It is an angiotensin II receptor (type AT1) antagonist. Irbesartan blocks the vasoconstriction and aldosterone secreting effects of angiotensin II by selectively blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptors found in vacular smooth muscle, adrenal gland etc.


Mild to moderate hypertension etc.

Side Effects:

Diarrhea, headache, dizziness, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection, heartburn etc.

Dosage Forms:

Irbesartan 150 mg tablets

Irbesartan 300 mg tablets



Irbesartan 150 mg + S (-) Amlodipine 2.5 mg
Irbesartan 150 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg

Brand Names ( Company Name)

Aprovel ( Sanofi Aventis )
Irbecard ( Vivid Biotek Pvt. Ltd. )
Irbest ( Biochem Pharmaceutical Industrial Ltd )
Irovel ( Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.)
Sebri ( Grownbury Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd )
Xarb  ( Nicholas Piramal India Ltd. )

Coaprovel ( Sanofi Synth )

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