The Brand Name DIOVAN Has Generic Salt :: Valsartan 

DIOVAN  Is From Company Novartis Priced :: Rs. 1400

DIOVAN have Valsartan is comes under Sub class Anti Hypertensives of  Main Class Cardiovascular System

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Hypertensives 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Valsartan  TAB  Rs. 1400  2X14
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 2X14
 DIOVAN  Novartis  160MG  2X14 Rs. 1400

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Novartis :: DIOVAN  Valsartan  Cardiovascular System Anti Hypertensives

Indications for Drugs ::

Heart failure, Hypertension, Post myocardial infarction

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO HTN Initial: 80 mg once daily, up to 160 mg once daily. Max: 320 mg/day. Heart failure 40 mg twice daily, up to 160 mg twice daily if tolerated. Post-MI Initial: 20 mg twice daily, up to 160 mg bid if tolerated. Elderly: No dosage adjustment needed. Hepatic impairment: Mild to moderate: Max: 80 mg once daily. Severe: Contraindicated.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity; severe hepatic impairment, cirrhosis or biliary obstruction; primary hyperaldosteronism. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimesters) and lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Volume depletion; renal artery stenosis; monitor serum potassium concentrations; severe CHF; renal impairment; mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Elderly.

Drug Side Effects ::

Dizziness; headache; dose-related orthostatic hypotension; rash; angioedema; hyperkalaemia; myalgia; resp tract disorders; back pain; GI disturbances; fatigue; increase in BUN and serum creatinine; abdominal pain; dry cough; LFT elevations. Potentially Fatal: Blood dyscrasias (e.g. neutropenia).

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

4

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Valsartan, an angiotensin II type 1 (AT1) receptor antagonist, produces its BP lowering effects by inhibiting angiotensin II-induced vasoconstriction, aldosterone release and renal reabsorption of Na.

Drug Interactions ::

May antagonise hypotensive effects and increase the risk of renal impairment w/ NSAIDs. Increased risk of hyperkalaemia w/ K-sparing diuretics, K supplements or K-containing salt substitutes. Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of hypotension, hyperkalemia and changes in renal function (including acute renal failure) when used w/ aliskiren in patients w/ diabetes and renal impairment (GFR <60 mL/min).  

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