Valsartan (Diovan®) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, acting on the AT1 subtype. It is used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and may be used to treat chronic renal failure.
Oral tablets, containing 20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg or 320 mg of valsartan. Usual dosage ranges from 40-320 mg daily. Diovan HCT® contains a combination of valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide.
Most commonly, headache and dizziness.
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