What is Diovan Used for?

Diovan is a drug used to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. It works by preventing the narrowing or constricting of blood vessels; helping them relax, which in turn lowers blood pressure. Other uses for Diovan includes the treatment of congestive heart failure and reducing the risk of death after having a heart attack. Diovan may also be known by the generic name Valsartan.