Diovan® (valsartan) is a prescription medication used to treat a variety of conditions that affect the heart or blood vessels. However, if you experience bothersome side effects or if the medication is not adequately controlling your condition, there are several alternatives to Diovan.
Some of these Diovan substitutes include blood pressure medications, such as:
- Beta blockers
- Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs)
- Calcium channel blockers (CCBs)
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
- Alpha blockers
- Alpha-beta blockers
- Nervous system inhibitors
It's possible that your healthcare provider will need to try a few different types of medications to determine which Diovan alternative is best for you.
(Click Blood Pressure Medicine for a more in-depth look at possible alternatives to Diovan. This article offers a list of the various medications that can be used if Diovan is not working for your condition or if it is causing unwanted side effects.)