Medication Spotlight: Irbesartan

Jun 18, 2024 | Blogpost, Educational Series, Health, Preparedness

The high stakes of high blood pressure.

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What is Irbesartan?

Irbesartan is a medication belonging to a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). It’s primarily prescribed for two purposes:


  • Lowering high blood pressure (hypertension): Irbesartan works by blocking the action of a hormone that causes blood vessels to constrict. This relaxation of blood vessels allows blood to flow more easily, consequently lowering blood pressure and reducing the strain on the heart.
  • Protecting kidneys in diabetic patients: In patients with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure can damage the kidneys. Irbesartan helps protect kidney function by lowering blood pressure and reducing the amount of protein leaking from the kidneys.


| About 116 million people in the U.S. – almost half of all adults – suffer from high blood pressure according to Yale Medicine|


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Irbesartan is generally well-tolerated and can be an effective way to manage high blood pressure, particularly for those who cannot take ACE inhibitors, another common blood pressure medication class. However, it’s important to note that this medication should only be taken under a doctor’s supervision, as they can determine the appropriate dosage and monitor for any potential side effects.

For those prescribed Irbesartan, skipping doses or running out can be life threatening.

As just one of over a hundred chronic medications available in a Jase Daily kit, Irbesartan is something you should never have to worry about running out of. Get up to a year’s supply of ALL of your prescriptions for chronic conditions with a Jase Daily kit.

…speaking of Jase Daily, we just added several new medications to expand our list of chronic conditions treated:

  1. Synthroid – for hypothyroidism
  2. Corlanor – for heart failure
  3. Pantoprazole – for stomach ulcers, chronic heartburn and acid reflux

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