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Get convenient and affordable valsartan prescriptions available for same-day pickup at your pharmacy. Valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist medication used to treat high blood pressure. Talk to a health care provider to start treatment right away.

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Valsartan (generic Diovan)

  • What is valsartan?
    Valsartan is a prescription medication that is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also supplied to treat heart failure (when the heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of the body) and helps increase the chances of survival after a heart attack.

    Talk to your health care provider about whether valsartan is right for you.

  • What are the most common side effects of valsartan?
    Valsartan has been shown to cause some mild side effects. If these adverse effects become severe or do not go away within a few days, talk to your health care provider.


Common symptoms reported while taking valsartan include:
- Headache
- Fatigue
- Diarrhea
- Stomach pain
- Headache
- Back pain


This is not a complete list of adverse reactions.

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Frequently asked questions about valsartan

What is valsartan?

Valsartan is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This medication helps relax blood vessels and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. It is also supplied to treat heart failure (when the heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of the body) and helps increase the chances of survival after a heart attack.

What is valsartan used to treat?

Valsartan is primarily prescribed as a treatment for high blood pressure. This medication may be used alone or in conjunction with other medicines/ therapies to lower blood pressure and prevent further complications such as heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. In addition, it is used to treat heart failure and is administered after a heart attack to improve the chances of survival.

High blood pressure is a dangerous – potentially fatal – condition in which the heart is met with too much resistance from blocked or narrowed arteries as it tries to pump blood and oxygen around your body. When not treated, high blood pressure can lead to an array of serious health issues including heart attack, heart failure, stroke, and many more complications. Nearly ½ of Americans have high blood pressure, and heart disease is the leading cause of death of people in the United States.

How does valsartan work?

Valsartan belongs to a classification of medications known as angiotensin II receptor antagonists. These drugs work by blocking the action of the angiotensin II hormone – a chemical that constricts blood vessels – on receptors in the heart. When blood vessels become narrowed, blood pressure raises. Valsartan keeps blood vessels open, which allows the heart to freely pump blood throughout the body. This lowers blood pressure and allows more oxygen to and from the heart.

What are the common side effects of valsartan?

Valsartan has been shown to cause some side effects. If these adverse reactions do not go away within a few days or become severe, talk to your health care provider.


Common symptoms reported when taking valsartan include:
- Headache
- Fatigue
- Nausea/ stomach pain
- Diarrhea
- Back pain
- Cough
- Rash


This is not a complete list of adverse effects – though these are the most common. Seek medical attention right away if you experience symptoms such as swelling, difficulty breathing, rash, weight gain, or hoarseness.

As with all prescription medication, be sure to inform the prescribing doctor about any medical conditions you have been previously diagnosed with and any medication/ supplements you are currently taking before starting treatment with valsartan. Valsartan can interact with other forms of medication and substances, causing potentially serious side effects. In addition, let your doctor know if you are currently breastfeeding. You should not breastfeed while taking valsartan.

What is the typical starting dose of valsartan?

The specific dosage of valsartan will depend on the condition being treated.

For high blood pressure: To treat high blood pressure, an 80 or 160 mg oral tablet containing valsartan should be taken once a day. Depending on your condition and how well the medication is tolerated, this dosage may be increased up to 320 mg per day.

For heart failure: To treat heart failure, adults are prescribed a 40 mg tablet to be taken twice a day. This dosage may be increased up to 320 mg per day.

For left ventricular failure after a heart attack: To increase chances of survival after a heart attack, valsartan is prescribed as a 20 mg oral tablet to be taken twice a day. This dosage may be increased up to 320 mg per day.

Do not discontinue or increase your dosage of valsartan without consulting your doctor first. Take the medication exactly as prescribed, and inform your doctor if you begin to experience any side effects while taking the medication.

Can I get valsartan online?

Good news! Providers on Sesame can write a prescription for valsartan to be picked up near you – often within the same day. Don’t wait to get your prescription filled. Talk to a provider on Sesame and get your prescription ordered right away for fast and convenient pickup from a pharmacy of your choice.

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