Medicine Overview of Diovan Tablet
Side effects of Diovan Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use Diovan Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Diovan 160mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Diovan Tablet works
Diovan 160mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.
In Depth Information on Diovan Tablet
Expert advice for Diovan Tablet
- Diovan can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
- It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
- Diovan may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Diovan 160mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diovan 160mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Diovan 160mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Diovan 160mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Diovan 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diovan 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease....
Regular blood pressure monitoring is recommended. No dose adjustment is needed in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
Diovan 160mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diovan 160mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacloran 1mg Capsule, Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Valsartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Diovan 160mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Valsartan
Diovan is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)
Yes, Diovan is the brand name for Diovan
Yes, Diovan is a generic drug
Q. Can I take valsartan with Tylenol (acetaminophen), Viagra (sildenafil), Advil (ibuprofen) or amlodipine?
Valsartan should not be given with Advil. It is not reported to interact with Tylenol, Viagra, or amlodipine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Does Diovan cause weight gain, cough, dry mouth, insomnia, itching, hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), or lower heart rate?
Diovan may cause cough, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, or lower heart rate. It generally not been shown to cause dry mouth, insomnia, itching, or hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Diovan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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