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Diovan HCT Dosage

Generic name: hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan
Drug class: Angiotensin II inhibitors with thiazides

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 80 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/25 mg, 320 mg/12.5 mg, 320 mg/25 mg


[initial therapy]
Dose: 1 tab PO qd; Start: 160 mg/12.5 mg PO qd, may incr. dose after 1-2wk; Max: 320 mg/25 mg/day; Info: for use as initial tx if BP control unlikely on single agent
[replacement/add-on therapy]
Dose: 1 tab PO qd; Start: same doses of both components if replacement tx; start combo at lower dose of either valsartan or HCTZ if receiving prior max tolerable dose of that component as monotherapy; may incr. dose after 3-4wk; Max: 320 mg/25 mg/day

Renal dosing

[see below]
CrCl >30: no adjustment; CrCl 10-30: not defined, caution advised; CrCl <10: avoid use; anuria: contraindicated
HD/PD: avoid use

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]
hepatic impairment: caution advised


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