DIOVAN 320MG TABLET
Description : Each tablet contains 80 mg, 160 mg or 320 mg valsartan.
Indications / Uses : Adult: HTN, heart failure, post-MI & in addition to lifestyle modifications, delay of the progression to type 2 diabetes in hypertensive patients w/ impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) at CV risk. Childn & adolescent 6-18 yr: HTN.
Administration : May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications : Hypersensitivity. Concomitant use w/ aliskiren in type 2 diabetes. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions : Risk of hypotension in Na- &/or vol-depleted patients, renal artery stenosis, severe renal impairment (CrCl <10 mL/min), biliary cirrhosis or obstruction. Initiation of therapy to patients w/ heart failure or post-MI; triple combination w/ ACE inhibitor, ?-blocker; risk of renal function impairment in patients w/ severe heart failure. Patients w/ history of angioedema or are experiencing angioedema; discontinue immediately & do not re-administer. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Women planning to get pregnant. Lactation. Not recommended in childn w/ GFR <30 mL/min &/or undergoing dialysis. Childn. Elderly.