Diovan HCT (valsartan)Company: Novartis
Approval Status: Approved March 1998
Treatment for: second-line treatment of hypertension
Areas: Cardiovascular / Cardiology; Diabetes / Endocrinology
Possible similar drugs: Diovan; Diovan
Diovan HCT has been approved for second-line treatment of hypertension. Diovan HCT is a combination of an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB)--a first line treatment that lowers blood pressure with an overall incidence of side effects comparable to placebo--and a diuretic, which is commonly used with other therapies to provide additional blood pressure lowering.
Diovan HCT Drug Information
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