There is an interaction between these two drugs which warns that taking valsartan and potassium citrate together may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (too much potassium in the blood.) If this combination has been prescribed by your doctor, you should be getting your potassium levels monitored.
You need to be aware of foods that contain potassium (see https://www.drugs.com/cg/potassium-content-of-foods-list.html) and make sure you do not use potassium-containing salt substitutes without consulting your doctor.
See your doctor if you experience symptoms of hyperkalemia such as weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 25 Jun 2009 • 1 answer
High Blood Pressure - I take diovan 160 mg 2 x day, norvasc 20 mg 2x day and lasix 1x a day. My legs
Posted 25 Jun 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 1 Mar 2015 • 1 answer
Posted 7 May 2015 • 1 answer
Posted 6 days ago • 1 answer