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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Diovan HCT?

If you are pregnant, you should not take the blood pressure drug Diovan HCT (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide). Diovan HCT may cause harm or be fatal to a developing fetus, especially if you take it during the second or third trimester. If you discover you are pregnant while you are taking Diovan HCT, stop taking the drug immediately and call your doctor.

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