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Diovan (valsartan) prescription available online

If you are suffering from high blood pressure (hypertension) or heart failure, Diovan (valsartan) can help. Get a new prescription or refill of valsartan from a board-certified doctor online.

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Medication services available for adults and kids (3+)

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Insurance accepted, but not required

Save up to 80% on your prescriptions* with RX discount card

*Prescriptions are provided at the doctor’s discretion. Learn more about our controlled substances policy and our prescription discount card.

Most major insurance plans accepted

Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less. Paying without insurance? New patient visits are $129, and follow-ups are only $99 for members.

Don’t see your provider listed? Email [email protected]  or call  (888) 564-4454  to talk to a PlushCare specialist.

3 simple steps to request your valsartan prescription today 

Step 1: Book an appointment

Step 1

Book a valsartan prescription request appointment.

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Step 2: Visit with a doctor on your smartphone

Step 2

Talk to your medical provider regarding your valsartan prescription.

Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

Step 3: pick up at local pharmacy

Step 3

Pick up your valsartan prescription.

We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy.

Valsartan prescription pricing details

How pricing works

To get a new or refill on your valsartan prescription, join our monthly membership and get discounted visits.

Paying with insurance



First month free

First visit


For all visits

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week

  • Unlimited messages with your Care Team

  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%

  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests

  • Free memberships for your family

  • Cancel anytime

Visit price with insurance

Often the same as an office visit. Most patients with in-network insurance pay $30 or less!

  • We accept these insurance plans and many more:

    • Humana
    • Aetna
    • United Healthcare

Paying without insurance



First month free

First visit


Repeats only $99

30 days of free membership

  • Same-day appointments 7 days a week

  • Unlimited messages with your Care Team

  • Prescription discount card to save up to 80%

  • Exclusive discounts on lab tests

  • Free memberships for your family

  • Cancel anytime

Visit price without insurance

Initial visits are $129 and follow-ups are only $99 for active members.

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If we're unable to treat you, we'll provide a full refund.

Valsartan prescription FAQs

  • How much does valsartan cost?

    Depending on your pharmacy, valsartan costs around $25 for thirty 40 mg tablets without insurance. Valsartan is a generic brand, and brand names may cost more.

  • How can I refill my valsartan prescription?

    Diovan is only available by prescription, so you will need to see a board-certified doctor to get a refill on your prescription. To get started, book a virtual appointment with one of our top rated board-certified doctors. After a qualifying evaluation, your prescription will be sent to your local pharmacy for pickup.

  • Is it better to take valsartan at night or in the morning?

    If you take Diovan once a day, it's best to take your dose at night to avoid dizziness. Take Diovan at the same time each day.

  • How long does it take to get used to valsartan?

    Valsartan side effects typically subside after the first few weeks of taking the medication.

  • How many hours is valsartan effective?

    Valsartan starts working to lower blood pressure within two hours, with its full effect occurring within 4–6 hours. Valsartan is typically effective for at least 24 hours.

  • Can you take vitamin D with valsartan?

    Yes, it's safe to take vitamin D with valsartan. Talk to your doctor before taking vitamin D with Diovan HCT (hydrochlorothiazide/valsartan).

  • Who should not take valsartan?

    To make sure Diovan is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:

    • Allergic reactions to valsartan

    • A heart condition other than heart failure

    • Kidney failure, kidney disease, or other kidney problems

    • If you're taking salt substitutes

    • If you're pregnant or breastfeeding

  • What happens if I miss a dose of valsartan?

    If you miss a dose of Diovan, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it’s almost time for your next dose. Avoid taking two doses to make up for a missed dose.

  • What happens if I take too much valsartan?

    If you've taken too much Diovan, seek emergency medical attention or contact your local poison control center.

About Diovan (valsartan)

Valsartan is considered an angiotensin receptor blocker, which relaxes blood vessels to lower blood pressure and improve blood flow.

Valsartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. It can also lower the risk of hospitalization and death after a heart attack. Valsartan is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation as well as under different brand names, including Diovan.

Valsartan may be prescribed as a tablet or capsule. It’s always important to follow the specific instructions on your prescription, as they can vary based on the formulation and dosage prescribed.

If you're prescribed valsartan, be sure to complete the full course of the blood pressure medicine unless your doctor specifically tells you to stop. If you don’t complete your prescription, the blood pressure medicine may not fully treat your high blood pressure or heart failure.

Valsartan uses

There are several FDA-approved uses for valsartan, but it may also be used off-label to treat other conditions. Your online medical professional may prescribe it for any of the following common reasons. It’s also possible that your physician may prescribe it for other reasons not listed here. If you have questions about why a medication is prescribed, ask your online doctor or pharmacist.

  • High blood pressure

    Valsartan is FDA-approved to treat high blood pressure in adults and children over one year old. Lowering blood pressure helps reduce the risk of serious cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke.

  • Heart failure

    Valsartan is FDA-approved to treat heart failure. Diovan has been shown to significantly reduce hospitalization for heart failure.

  • Left ventricular dysfunction

    Valsartan is FDA-approved to reduce mortality in patients with left ventricular failure or dysfunction.

Valsartan side effects

  • The side effects associated with taking valsartan are typically mild. Most Valsartan side effects are associated with lightheadedness. Valsartan has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Headache, dizziness, and lightheadedness

    • Flu symptoms and tiredness

    • Stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea

    Other side effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Little to no urination

    • Feeling like you might pass out

    • High potassium levels

    Tell your doctor if you notice any of these side effects, or if you develop any other new or concerning symptoms. Diovan may be prescribed to treat high blood pressure in children over one year old.

How to take valsartan

Your pharmacist will provide you with instructions on how to take your valsartan prescription. Be sure to read your prescription label and follow the instructions. Call your doctor or pharmacy if you have any questions.

Valsartan can come in different forms and doses, so be sure to follow the specific instructions on your prescription. The starting dose for adults with congestive heart failure is typically 40 mg twice daily, while adults with high blood pressure typically take 80–160 mg once daily. The starting dose for adults with myocardial infarction is 20 mg orally once daily.

Your doctor may recommend a dose adjustment to meet the target maintenance dose. Your doctor will monitor renal function periodically to make sure Diovan is safe for you. If symptomatic hypotension or renal dysfunction occurs, your doctor may recommend a dosage reduction.

What to avoid while taking valsartan

Valsartan has 266 drug interactions. Don’t change what you are taking without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other medications or supplements, as well as over-the-counter drugs. 

Possible drug interactions with Diovan include:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including ibuprofen (Advil), naproxen (Aleve), and aspirin

  • Lithium

  • Diuretics (water pills), including potassium-sparing diuretics

  • Potassium supplements

Talk to your doctor before taking potassium supplements or potassium-containing salt substitutes. High levels of potassium can cause adverse reactions.

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Diovan. Alcohol can have an additive effect in lowering blood pressure. In addition, avoid getting up too quickly from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy.

Medication alternatives to valsartan

If your healthcare provider prefers to put you on another treatment altogether, they may suggest another blood pressure medicine or angiotensin receptor blocker in another drug class. Here are some common doctor-recommended alternatives based on your health issue: