Valtan (Diovan) Marketing InformationValtan is sold in pharmcies as "Diovan". It is also possible to purchase Diovan in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Valtan also can be sold as: Valzaar.
Valtan (Diovan) General InformationValtan is used to:
lower high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children, 6 to 16 years of age;
treat heart failure in adults (in these patients, Valtan may lower the need for hospitalization that happens from heart failure);
improve the chance of living longer after a heart attack (myocardial infarction) in adults.
Valtan has helped millions of patients for the past 10 years.
Valtan lowers high blood pressure by blocking a chemical called angiotensin II, which causes blood vessels to narrow, restricting blood flow. Valtan also relaxes and widens your blood vessels, allowing blood to flow more easily, reducing your blood pressure and stress on your heart.
Valtan starts lowering your blood pressure the first day you take it. Just one pill lowers your blood pressure for a full 24 hours.
Valtan (Diovan) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Valtan exactly as directed.
For treatment of high blood pressure, take Valtan once a day, at the same time each day.
Valtan can be taken with or without food.
It's important that you take your Valtan tablet every day or as directed by your healthcare professional. Usually, Valtan is taken once daily.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose, do not take the missed dose. Just take the next dose at your regular time.
Store Valtan tablets at room temperature. Keep Valtan in a closed container in a dry place.
Valtan (Diovan) Precautions
Before taking Valtan, tell your doctor if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have heart, liver or kidney problems;
you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Valtan (Diovan) Ingredients
Active ingredient: valsartan.