Teveten Uses

How Does Teveten Work?

As mentioned, Teveten belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring chemical in the body that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). By blocking angiotensin II, Teveten helps to relax the blood vessels, which results in lower blood pressure.
 

Can Children Use It?

Teveten is not approved for use in children (usually defined as people younger than 18 years of age). Its safety and effectiveness has not been studied in this age group.
 

Can Older Adults Use It?

Yes -- older adults can use Teveten. However, older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of the medication and, therefore, may need lower dosages.
 

Are There Off-Label Uses for Teveten?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the treatment of high blood pressure. This is called an "off-label" use. Teveten may be used off-label to treat:
 
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