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Valsartan Dosing Regime Modulates Psychotic Events in Two Sarcoidosis Patients
Trevor G. Marshall, and Frances E. Marshall
Two sarcoidosis patients have benefited from being prescribed Diovan at more frequent intervals than once a day. If administered only every 24 hours, the customary interval for treatment of hypertension, the Diovan induced hallucinations and psychedelic dreams. Psychotic events were suppressed when the dosing interval was reduced. This therapy also relieved symptoms of mild neuroses and paresthetic pain from which the patients had previously been suffering.