Coming soon. Lowers blood pressure. Diovan (Valsartan) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function like an ACE inhibitor, but with fewer side effects. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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FDA side effect reports for Plendil » More Diovan side effects » How it works Plendil Diovan Coming soon. Diovan (Valsartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Type of medication Plendil Diovan Coming soon. Antihypertensive
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Prescription only Available as Plendil Diovan Used for (click to learn more) Plendil Diovan Risk factors for serious side effects Plendil Diovan Coming soon. › Women of childbearing age › Current kidney problems › Medicine that increase potassium › Use of salt substitute Detailed Diovan (Valsartan) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Kidneys and liver Plendil Diovan No kidneys and liver related info. › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. Upsides and benefits Plendil Diovan Coming soon › A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Similar to ACE inhibitors (like Lisinopril), with fewer side effects like cough and swelling. › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease. › Recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart. Downsides and risks Plendil Diovan Coming soon › Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body. › Not safe to use if you're pregnant. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Plendil Diovan Coming soon › Can cause dizziness in the first few days. › Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved. › Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away. › Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function. › Don't take it if you're pregnant. Learn more More about Plendil Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert More about Diovan Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert