valsartan

noun

val·​sar·​tan val-ˈsär-ˌtan How to pronounce valsartan (audio)
: an antihypertensive drug C24H29N5O3 that is taken orally and blocks the action of angiotensin II

Note: Valsartan is marketed under the trademark Diovan and when used in combination with amlodipine, under the trademark Exforge.

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“Valsartan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/valsartan. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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