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Drug Interactions With Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide

Potassium Supplements or Salt Substitutes With Potassium
Valsartan has a tendency to increase potassium levels in the blood. With valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide, however, this effect is usually nicely counteracted by the tendency of the other component (hydrochlorothiazide) to lower potassium levels.
Nonetheless, it is possible that combining valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide with potassium supplements or potassium salt substitutes could lead to dangerously high potassium levels in the blood. If you take such products together, your healthcare provider should closely monitor your blood potassium levels.

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not every valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide drug interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about drug interactions with valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide that may apply to you.
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