Dosing Information

The dose of valsartan your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Your weight (for children)
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • How you respond to the drug.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Valsartan Dosing for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Valsartan can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Valsartan for more information).

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much valsartan may have overdose symptoms that can include an extremely low blood pressure or an increased heart rate. If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Diovan Overdose for more information.)

How Should Valsartan Be Stored?

Valsartan should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your valsartan as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose.
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