Diovan is used for treating high blood pressure alone or with other medicines. It is used to treat heart failure. It is used in certain patients to decrease the risk of death after a heart attack. Diovan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing the blood vessels. This helps to lower blood pressure.
Use Diovan as directed by your doctor.
- Take Diovan by mouth with or without food.
- Take Diovan on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it. Taking Diovan at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
- Continue to take Diovan even if you feel well. Do not miss any dose.
- If you miss a dose of Diovan, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Diovan.
Store Diovan at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Diovan out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Valsartan.