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Is valsartan equally effective as Benicar HCT for high blood pressure?

I was taking Benicar hct for 2 yrs. my health care provider will no longer pay for the drug because it does not come in genetic. So my doctor prescribed valsartan hct2 160 12.5 which does. My question what is the best for high blood pressure that is equal to Benicar hct?
Thu, 27 Mar 2014
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2 drugs in each tablet
The drugs belong to the same class
The effect is similar
The best drug varies with the individual and associated conditions...

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Is valsartan equally effective as Benicar HCT for high blood pressure?

Welcome to Health Care 2 drugs in each tablet The drugs belong to the same class The effect is similar The best drug varies with the individual and associated conditions... Regards