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Valsartan

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Valsartan is used to treat hypertension, Diovan is the common brand name under the drug class called Angiotensin-receptor blockers. The recommended dosage of Valsartan is 80 mg.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Diovan 
Drug Class Angiotensin-receptor Blockers  vs 17.6% Hypertension Drugs have Angiotensin-receptor blockers
Legal Status Rx -only 
Possible Side Effects Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Fainting, Irregular Heartbeat, Skin Rashes, Difficulty Breathing 
Precautions & Contraindications Heart Disease, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Gallstones, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Dialysis 
Excretion Renal, Biliary  vs 14.7% Hypertension Drugs have Renal Biliary
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 80 Mg  vs 6.1% Hypertension Drugs have 80 mg
Maximum daily dose
320 mg (95.78 mg higher than average)
vs
224.22 mg

Forms Tablet  vs 64.7% Hypertension Drugs have Tablet
Tablet Formulations 40 Mg, 80 Mg, 160 Mg, 320 Mg 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
435.52  (83 higher than average)
vs
352.52

Half Life (hours)
(5.63 lower than average)
vs
11.63

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C24H29N5O3  
Melting Point (C)
117  (67.25 lower than average)
vs
184.25

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 


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