valsartan

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val·sar·tan

 (văl-sär′tn)
n.
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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valsartan

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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.
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