Diovan HCT Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Diovan HCT?

You should not take Diovan HCT if you:
  • Are allergic to Diovan HCT, valsartan, hydrochlorothiazide, or any inactive component used to make Diovan HCT. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients in Diovan HCT.
  • Are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
  • Have severe kidney disease.
  • Have diabetes and are taking aliskiren (Tekturna®) or aliskiren combination medications (Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®), due to the risk of a dangerous drug interaction.

A Summary of Diovan HCT Precautions and Warnings

There are a number of situations in which Diovan HCT should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with Diovan HCT. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions for Diovan HCT were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Diovan HCT precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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