Valsartan and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with valsartan.
Moderate Food Interaction
If you are taking valsartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
Valsartan drug interactions
There are 267 drug interactions with valsartan.
Valsartan disease interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with valsartan which include:
- renal artery stenosis
- renal impairment
- renal/liver disease
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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