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  • n. An angiotensin II receptor antagonist.

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


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  • Effect of valsartan on the incidence of diabetes and cardiovascular events.

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  • But it may be too soon to give all the credit to ARBs, which include candesartan (Atacand), irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), and valsartan (Diovan).

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  • So does switching from a beta-blocker for high blood pressure to an angiotensin receptor blocker such as losartan or valsartan.

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  • Examples include candesartan (Atacand), irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), and valsartan (Diovan).

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  • Diovan Group USD 1.4 billion, -7% cc worldwide sales declined due to the first quarter entry of generic valsartan in select markets.

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  • These include Diovan ® (valsartan), the number one selling branded blood pressure medication worldwide10, Co-Diovan (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide), a single-pill combination of valsartan with the most widely prescribed diuretic.

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  • Those diagnosed with hypertension are often prescribed one of many blood-pressure lowering drugs such as Novartis's Lotensin or generic benazepril, candesartan, sold as Atacand by AstraZeneca and Takeda, or Novartis' Diovan, known generically as valsartan.

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  • This prospective, 6-week, multicenter, double-blind study examined the benefits of initiating treatment with combination valsartan

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  • /HCTZ required less titration steps compared with the initial valsartan monotherapy groups (63 vs 86, respectively) and the two monotherapy groups, V-low (50.5 and 13.8 %).

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  • Effectiveness of initiating treatment with valsartan

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