About UsContact UsFAQsView Our NewsletterHiringTrack OrderView Cart MY ACCOUNT Ph no: (609) 848-8890
Shop with Confidence
Yahoo Shopping 5 Star- Top service Site
Email this page to your friends
Subscribe to our Newsletter!

Translate This Page:


Mastercard Visa Discover JCB


Go Daddy $1.99 Domains
You are here: Home » eGM Resources » Health Information & Resources Portal|Home » RX Drug List (listed alphabetically) » Drug Reference (V's) » Valsartan



WARNING

Use In Pregnancy: When used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, valsartan should be discontinued as soon as possible. See WARNINGS, Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality.


DESCRIPTION

Diovan is a nonpeptide, orally active, and specific angiotensin II antagonist acting on the AT1 receptor subtype.

Valsartan is chemically described as N-(1-oxopentyl)-N-[[2¢-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)[1,1¢-biphenyl]-4-yl]methyl]-L-valine. Its empirical formula is C24H29N5O3, and its molecular weight is 435.5.

Valsartan is a white to practically white fine powder. It is soluble in ethanol and methanol and slightly soluble in water.

Diovan is available as capsules for oral administration, containing either 80 mg or 160 mg of valsartan. The inactive insredients of the capsules are cellulose compounds, crospovidone, gelatin, iron oxides, magnesium stearate, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, and titanium dioxide.

CATEGORIES, BRAND NAMES

CATEGORIES: Hypertension, essential; Pregnancy Category C, 1st Trimester; Pregnancy Category D, 2nd & 3rd Trimesters; FDA Approved 1996 Feb; Patent Expiration 2012 Mar; Top 200 Drugs

FDA Drug Classes: Ace Inhibitors

BRAND NAMES:

BRAND NAMES: Diovan; Nisis; Tareg
(Foreign Brand names outside U.S. in italics)

FOREIGN BRAND AVAILABILITY:
Nisis (France)
Tareg (France)





Contact UsBrochure RequestShipping & ReturnsPrivacy PolicySite MapCompany InformationView Shopping Cart
eGeneralMedical.com™ and the contents of this site are Trademark and Copyright protected – All rights reserved 2000-2010.
Ordering Help
Shipping & Returns Help
Partner With Us
Our Policies
Contact the Webmaster with any questions regarding the content of this website.

eGeneralMedical.com - Health Care Supplies, Medical Equipment, Alternative Health,Stethoscopes, Blood Pressure Monitors, Scales/Body Fat Monitors, Diabetic Supplies, Air Purifiers, White Noise Machines, Vitamins, Massage/Spa., Medical PDA Software