Valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (and/or thiazide diuretic combination) used to treat high blood pressure. Valsartan may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Valsartan is a generic drug used to treat certain cardiovascular disorders. It is manufactured by licensed generic manufacturers. This product DOES NOT originate from Novartis and IS NOT authorized by Novartis, the owner and maker of the branded Diovan prescription pharmaceutical product.
Valsartan side effects that may occur include headache, fatigue, lightheadedness, or dizziness. If Valsartan side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience Valsartan side effects like fainting, rash or itching, muscle pain or cramps, vomiting, restlessness, dry mouth, unusual thirst, unusual tiredness or weakness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, or drowsiness. If you notice other Valsartan side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.