Capsule 40 mg

Pharmacological class

Angiotension II inhibitors


Antihypertensive, vasodilator, congestive heart failure.



Heart failure, Hypertension, Left ventricular dysfunction, post-myocardial infarction.

Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy:

Category C (first trimester), D (second and third trimesters)

Breast-feeding: valsartan not be administered to nursing mothers.


Elderly patients may also experience greater sensitivity to the effects of valsartan.

Contraindication & Drug interaction


Except under special circumstances, this medication should not be used when the following medical problem exists:

Hypersensitivity to valsartan or any component of the product, Risk-benefit should be considered when the following medical problems exist: Dehydration, Heart Failure, Hepatic function impairment, mild to moderate, including biliary obstructive disorders, Hepatic function impairment, severe, Renal artery stenosis, unilateral or bilateral, Renal function impairment.


Drug interactions

Combinations containing any of the following medications, depending on the amount present, may also interact with this medication.ACE inhibitors, Beta blockers, Lithium Salts, Diuretics, Potassium-sparing drugs, potassium supplements, or potassium-containing salt substitutes, Warfarin.

Usual Adult Dose

320 mg per day (in divided doses for treatment of heart failure).


Usual Pediatric Dose

Safety and efficacy have not been established in pediatric patients less than 18 years of age.

Side Effects

Those indicating need for medical attention:

Incidence less frequent :

Hyperkalemia, postural hypotension, renal impairment, syncope

Incidence rare:

Angioedema, hypotension

Incidence not determined-Observed during clinical practice, estimates of frequency can not be determined, hepatitis, impaired renal function

Those indicating need for medical attention only if they continue or are bothersome

Incidence less frequent

Abdominal pain, arthralgia, back pain, blurred vision, coughing, diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, headache, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection, viral infection.

Incidence not determined-Observed during clinical practice, estimates of frequency can not be determined, Alopecia.


Store below 30°C (86°F). Protect from light and moisture & keep the medicine in the box.


Boxes of 100, Capsules  Valsartan 40 mg.





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