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A 28-year-old male asked:

I have high blood pressure problem and i take valsartan 40 every night since last year. does it heart my body?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
No: This is a safe drug and you are on a very low dose of it.
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
No: The medicine has been well-studied in so many patients for many patient years and has been without problem in those who tolerate it. It is one of those that have proven to decrease LVH in those with hypertension and its type is used widely in patients with diabetes for kidney protection.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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