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Diovan versus valsartan

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Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

on Diovan- Valsartan 40 milligrams to start. Since these drugs are classified as angiotensin receptor ... or Micardis since it appears that there have been more patient reviews for Diovan... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Pt. on Diovan for blood pressure, but pharmacy manager switched to generic in XXXXXXX possibly valsartan or valsartan HCT. Sore throat began.soon thereafter. Dis not experience sore throat with... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Benard Shehu MD

Hi, I am a 65 year old man with mild blood pressure for which I take Co- Diovan 80/12.5 ( Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets). Is there any health hazard if I take Viagra occasionally? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Benard Shehu ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal MD

over the last three or so years) my current medications, hydrochlorothiazide ( hydrodiuril ), valsartan (diovan), metoprolol succinate (toprol), and atorvastatin (lipitor). They were prescribed to control... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Taking diovan & co diovan for high blood pressure , past 5 yrs. now I'm taking celebrex for osteoathritis, 100 mg. 2 x a day. What is best time to take these tablets? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

How many mg is valsartan? I was taking Diovan HCT 160/25. I can no longer take HCT because I have gout and I m taking allopurinol. Would this be enough for my blood pressure? Is valsartan generic? I m ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

My husband is taking 1 tablet every day of Valsartan-HCTZ 160 - 12.5 MC for high blood pressure. It s the generic replacement for Diovan HCT 160 - 12 mg. Our question is this: Could he take it in the evening ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

I have taken diovan 80mg for 15 years-- no problems. Now insurance wants me to take generic valsartan. I have tried 2 from different ph,armaceutical companies and cannot tolerate constant headaches ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Philip Tojo MD

Hello is valsartan 80 mg a proper medication for a 93 year old patient? I was just getting a list of my mothers medications. In 2015 she was on150 mg of Diovan for high blood pressure and now they put ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Philip Tojo ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

Can I take my valsarten( diovan) 160 mg at night or in the morning I was taking 80 mg morning and 80 mg evening,my new GP changed it to 160 in the morning and 160 in the evening, I felt very ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Praveen G MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM, Diovan 160/12.5 is a combination of valsartan, which is a angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and hydrochlorothiazide, which is a diuretic. This is a excellent drug to control blood...

Dr. Benard Shehu MD

I recommend diuretics (hydrochlortiaside) and ARB drugs (valsartan).

Dr. Klerida Shehu MD

Yes you can get both safely.