One of the medications used to control high blood pressure is valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide (Diovan HCT®). This medication, which is sometimes called valsartan HCT for short, is available by prescription only and is approved for use in adults. It comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once a day. To keep an even level of the medicine in your blood, it's important to take it at the same time each day.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this drug, click Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide. This article offers information on how this product works, clinical effects, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)