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Diovan is commonly used to treat conditions related to the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, and to help improve survival after a heart attack. It works by helping more blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body. Most people have no problems with Diovan, but side effects can include cough, diarrhea, and stomach pain.
What Is Diovan?Diovan® (valsartan) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. It is part of a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers, or ARBs for short.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Treating congestive heart failure
Helping to improve survival rates for people who have had a heart attack.