They withdraw medications with valsartan, used for arterial hypertension and cardiovascular. Valsartan is an antihypertensive drug with selective ability to be an antagonist of angiotensin II receptors, acting on AT receptors. The drug distribution and marketing company Leterago, this Monday the withdrawal and the “voluntary and preventive” form of the Dominican market, the medicines that contain the substance known as valsartan, an ingredient used mainly for the treatment of arterial hypertension and cardiovascular. In a paid space published in the newspaper of national circulation, the company invited all people who use the treatment that includes this ingredient to consult their doctor “as soon as possible” to offer them other alternatives for the same. “We have proceeded to voluntarily and . preventively withdraw all the medicines in whose manufacture we incorporated Valsartan, mainly used for the treatment of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases,” the company said in an updated workspace in all languages Similarly, Leterago recommends that people who use medications containing this substance, who can consult it before the doctor offers alternatives to replace the treatment with one that contains other medications.