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An angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, C24H29N5O3, used to treat hypertension and heart failure.

[val(ine) + -sartan, angiotensin II receptor blocker suff.; see losartan.]
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Noun1.valsartan - 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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Due to the hydrochlorothiazide component, Diovan HCT is contraindicated in patients with anuria or hypersensitivity to other sulfonamide-derived drugs.
International Nonproprietary Name: Valsartan Indications: Hypertension; Hypertension (with HCTZ) Innovator: Novartis (Diovan, Diovan HCT, Co-Diovan)
The product which is a generic version of Diovan HCT tablets developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, is used to cure patients suffering from hypertension to lower blood pressure.
Combination drugs include Aldoril, Atacand HCT, Avalide, Benicar HCT, Diovan HCT, Dyazide, Hyzaar, Lotensin HCT, Maxzide, Micardis HCT.
Novartis Diovan HCT was awarded the Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council's (HCPC) prestigious Compliance Package of the Year award at the HCPC RxAdherence 19th annual symposium on patient compliance.
recently declared that it has launched first generic version of Novartis' Diovan HCT (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets, 80/12.
Meanwhile, Mylan has also launched the first generic version of Novartis' (NYSE: NVS) Diovan HCT (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets, 80/12.
Novartis Obtains FDA Approval for Exforge and Diovan HCT II-45
3 million prescriptions for Diovan HCT in the second quarter of 2004.
2 percent of patients starting Novartis' Exforge, which combines Diovan with amlodipine in a fixed-dose combination, previously received Diovan or the Diovan/diuretic fixed-dose combination Diovan HCT.
Diovan HCT and Exforge approvals may benefit patients who are likely to need multiple medications to achieve blood pressure goals