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Synonyms for Diovan

an angiotensin II inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure

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In addition to the drug Diovan, Novartis also found that company staff hid side effects experienced in a trial for a new leukemia treatment.
Diovan (Chronic Heart Failure) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022
Why was the performance of the VC6000 with Diovan so different between the low load and the high sample load?
El pasado 20 de septiembre acudi con mi esposa a la clinica Villa Alvaro Obregon del Distrito Federal, y el doctor le receto a ella dos cajas de Diovan Valsartan para controlar la hipertension.
The medication is currently sold under brand names as Diovan, Micardis, Cozaar, Benicar and Avapro.
headquarters, to streamline its operations and prepare for generic competition for its blockbuster Diovan blood-pressure medicine.
Novartis move to buy the majority of Alcon should insulate it against losing exclusivity on treatments like top-selling blood pressure drug Diovan, and analysts say its pipeline of new medicines is now looking a lot healthier.
Head of pharmaceuticals Joe Jimenez said tests on 20 patients using Diovan, which lowers blood pressure, had increased the number of those taking correct dosages from 30 to 80 per cent after six months.
I take Fosamax and Diovan (80 mg), as well as a multi-vitamin.
I was taking several drugs, too, like Atenol, Estrace, Diovan, and allergy shots once a week.
from Wichita, Kansas: Diovan pills may be crushed or split into two.
Based on this agreement, the two companies will begin co-promoting Diovan in February 2007.
Preliminary results of laboratory analyses for products from these companies intercepted on their way to the United States have identified counterfeit versions of the following prescription drugs: the cholesterol-lowering agents Lipitor (atorvastatin), Crestor (rosuvastatin), and Zetia (ezetimibe); the antihypertensives Diovan (valsartan) and Hyzaar (losartan-hydrochlorothiazide); Actonel (risedronate), a bisphosphonate for osteoporosis; Nexium (esomeprazole) for gastroesophageal reflux disease; Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis-related pain; Arimidex (anastrozole) for breast cancer; and Propecia (finasteride), for male pattern baldness.
Novartis says as a result of the action Diovan can now be prescribed in a broader range of heart failure patients and is no longer limited to those intolerant of ACE inhibitors.
But they were stunned to also discover that one of the medicines - Diovan - also reduced new cases of diabetes by 23per cent.