Apart from being used in the treatment of hypertension, Generic diovan is also prescribed for heart failure in patients who can't tolerate another type of medication called ACE inhibitors.
However, your doctor may also prescribe Generic diovan for other conditions if found appropriate.
How to use Generic diovan
The ideal way to use Generic diovan is to follow the instructions of your doctor. An alternative way is to check the medicine label for dosage instructions.
Generic diovan should/may be taken with or without a meal to avoid stomach problems.
Preferably, Generic diovan should be taken at the same time each day to help maintain a regular routine for taking it.
It is important that you maintain a strict schedule for taking Generic diovan to ensure that you do not miss any doses. But if you do, then you may take it as soon as you remember provided that you space out the next dosage accordingly.
On the other hand, if it is almost time for the next dose, then omit this dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never consume two doses to compensate for a missed dosage.
Store Generic diovan at room temperature. Ensure that you protect it from direct exposure to heat/moisture/light and from the reach of children and pets.
A Generic diovan overdose may have certain adverse symptoms like low blood pressure and bradycardia which is abnormal slowing of heart beats which may require immediate medical attention. So please contact your doctor immediately if you suspect that the patient has overdosed on Generic diovan .
Although there are no reported cases of a Generic diovan overdose, you must contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an overdose.
Consult your doctor before using Generic diovan If you are pregnant or have plans for a pregnancy, then consult your doctor before using Generic diovan as Generic diovan may harm your fetus. Since generic diovan can cause serious harm to the foetus if used during the last six months of pregnancy
If you are breast feeding then please maintain caution as it is unknown whether Generic diovan is passed into the breast milk. So please consult your doctor prior to using it.
You must take care while using generic diovan if you have severe liver or kidney disease.