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What should I know about Diovan before taking it?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Before taking Diovan, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or to any other medications.  You should give your doctor a complete list of any other medications your a currently taking.  Be sure to include over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, your doctor may not prescribe Diovan as it can harm a developing fetus. You may not be able to take Diovan if you have heart problems or kidney or liver disease.

Before taking Diovan, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or to any other medications. You should also give your doctor a complete list of any other medications you are currently taking since Diovan can not be taken with some other medications. Be sure to include over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, your doctor may not prescribe Diovan as it can harm a developing fetus. You may not be able to take Diovan if you have heart problems or kidney or liver disease.

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