Diovan


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Noun1.Diovan - an angiotensin II inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure
angiotensin II inhibitor - an agent that retards or restrains the action of angiotensin II
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International Nonproprietary Name: Valsartan Indications: Hypertension; Hypertension (with HCTZ) Innovator: Novartis (Diovan, Diovan HCT, Co-Diovan)
I sincerely hope Novartis Diovan BP medication does not run out of stock in the health centres as I, for one, will not be able to pay for it if I need to buy it from a private pharmacy.
For example, the high blood pressure pill Diovan has been a generic drug for well over six months, yet even with prescription service it still costs $45 for 30 pills.
78 billion in the same period the previous year, and sales in 2013 are expected to suffer from the expiry of patents on hypertension drug Diovan.
Novartis is feeling the bite as many of its drugs go off patent, especially big-selling blood pressure drug Diovan, allowing competitors to offer cheaper generic versions.
Novartis AG is slashing nearly 2,000 jobs in the US ahead of the patent loss of its top-selling blood pressure drug Diovan, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, just months after it said would scale back operations in Switzerland.
The solvent in each tube contained either: no chemical compound, 20 mg Diovan or 20 mg of a commercially available, rather lipophilic building block, phthaloyl-beta-alanine (AI028492).
The medication is currently sold under brand names as Diovan, Micardis, Cozaar, Benicar and Avapro.
Novartis' move to buy the majority of Alcon should insulate it against losing exclusivity on treatments like top-selling blood pressure drug Diovan, and analysts say its pipeline of new medicines is now looking a lot healthier.
Novartis move to buy the majority of Alcon should insulate it against losing exclusivity on treatments like top-selling blood pressure drug Diovan, and analysts say its pipeline of new medicines is now looking a lot healthier.
Head of pharmaceuticals Joe Jimenez said tests on 20 patients using Diovan, which lowers blood pressure, had increased the number of those taking correct dosages from 30 to 80 per cent after six months.
I take Fosamax and Diovan (80 mg), as well as a multi-vitamin.