VALSARTAN - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Diovan
Phonetic Pronunciation: (val-SAR-tan)
Information last revised October 2010
What does VALSARTAN - ORAL look like?
Diovan 80 mg Tab
Diovan 160 mg Tab
Diovan 320 mg Tab
Diovan 40 mg Tab
Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. It is also used to improve the chance of living longer after a heart attack. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Valsartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
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