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Im taking Diovan (valsartan) hct and metformin they did a blood test and it came a little high on the liver what do you think it can be?

Im taking Diovan (valsartan) hct and metformin they did a blood test and it came a little high on the liver what do you think it can be?

Fatty Liver?: Many people with diabetes or pre-diabetes have high liver proteins (ast & alt) due to metabolic problems resulting in fat being deposited in the liver resulting in inflammation. Weight loss and a low-carb diet may be helpful in stopping this. Your doctor may also want to check if the high liver proteins are caused by either of your medications. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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I have High BP, TMD & anxiety. I only take Diovan (valsartan) 80mg & vit D (cod liver oil). Is it ok for me to take Vit. B Complex and iron?

I have High BP, TMD & anxiety. I only take Diovan (valsartan) 80mg & vit D (cod liver oil). Is it ok for me to take Vit. B Complex and iron?

Yes, you can: However, checking with your doctor before taking a supplement is a good idea, especially for people with TMD and anxiety. ...Read more

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What is Diovan (valsartan) hct used for?

What is Diovan (valsartan) hct used  for?

Hypertension: Diovan hct (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination of an orally active, specific angiotensin ii receptor blocker (arb) acting on the at1 receptor subtype, and hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic. It is used to treat high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is Diovan (valsartan) a substitute for altace?

Is Diovan (valsartan) a substitute for altace?

Yes: They have similar effects but work with a slightly different mechanism.For people who can't take altace, Diovan (valsartan) is often substituted. Diovan (valsartan) doesn't cause the cough that some people get with altace. ...Read more

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Which pharmacuetical company makes diovan (valsartan)?

Diovan (valsartan): In the us, uk and australia, valsartan is marketed by novartis under the trade name diovan. In pakistan, it is marketed by efroze under the trade name angiotan. In india, it is marketed by cipla under the trade name valtan and by torrent pharmaceuticals under the trade name valzaar. In egypt and in france, it is marketed by novartis under the name of tareg. In ukraine, it is marketed by ????? ????. ...Read more

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Can I take Diovan (valsartan) ( 12.5mg) per tablet, with yohimbe?

Can I take Diovan (valsartan) ( 12.5mg) per tablet, with yohimbe?

Probably: No contraindications that i see. Yohimbe is used by many to improve libido but being a supplement is not regulated by the fda so use with caution & please let your physician know how much & how often you are using it. ...Read more

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I'm interested in the possible side effects of diovan (valsartan)?

I'm interested in the possible side effects of diovan (valsartan)?

Variable.: Diovan (valsartan) is usually well tolerated. Common side effects may include: dizziness, low blood pressure, headache, diarrhea, fatigue and elevated potassium. Serious reactions are significantly less common but possible and include angioedema, renal failure, hepatitis ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Diovan (Definition)

Diovan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more


Dr. Peter Ihle
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Valsartan (Definition)

Angiotensin receptor blocking agent. ...Read more