Valsartan

Valsartan Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with valsartan. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate the medication well. If side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
The most common side effects include:
 
  • Infection with a virus, such as the common cold or flu
  • Dizziness
  • An increase in blood potassium levels
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Stomach pain
  • Extremely low blood pressure
  • Diarrhea.
     
(Click Side Effects of Valsartan to learn more, including serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
 
You can also read about other possible side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
 
  

Valsartan Uses

Uses of valsartan include:
 
The medication is not a cure for high blood pressure or congestive heart failure.
 
(Click What Is Valsartan Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)
 
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