Diovan


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
  • noun

Synonyms for Diovan

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Why was the performance of the VC6000 with Diovan so different between the low load and the high sample load?
Diovan is apparently too expensive and they wish to have me change to one out of a list of 14 that have a generic substitute.
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.
Tiffany Fletcher has high blood pressure and takes Diovan, a prescription drug, for her illness every day.
The former soccer legend's dad says his life has changed since he began taking Diovan.
The treatment, called Diovan, could save the lives of thousands of heart attack victims not currently taking drugs to treat their condition.
In the Valsartan Heart Failure Trial (Val-HeFT), triple therapy with Diovan, an ACE inhibitor, and a [beta]-blocker was associated with greater mortality and morbidity.
Potential new medicines for congestive heart failure include Atacand, Avapro, Dilatrend, Diovan, Enbrel, eplerenone, Natrecor, Remicade, Toprol-XL and Vanlev.
collectively Lupin) has launched its Valsartan Tablets USP, 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg, the generic for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation's (Novartis) Diovan Tablets 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg and 320 mg strengths, having received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).