is a combination of the TWO drugs Valsartan -BP Lowering medication and HCTZ is a Diuretic
whereas the HCTZ-Hydrochlorothiazide
contains ONLY HCTZ not Valsartan so both drugs are NOT same
HCTZ in BOTH is same but the DOSE is diferent .
In combination it is 12.5mg where as the other one has double
Either get fresh tablets or if the dose is set buy few Valsartan and take it with HALF of Hydrochlorothiazide daily