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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Other name: Olmesartan (Olmesartan)
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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been taking Diovan for several years and it worked wel...
" \"I had been taking Diovan for several years and it worked well, but the cost became ...my Doctor switched me to Benicar HTZ. Benicar HTZ worked almost too well and my blood pressure frequently was in... "

ad them. I was on diovan and doc switched me to Benicar a...
" I have been on Benicar for a good 3 years and with exercise and weight loss, I am trying to come off meds. I haven't noticed any ...have had them. I was on diovan and doc switched me to Benicar after it... "

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up. Has anyone taken anything without these bad side effects...
" ...upper respiratory tract infection. Diovan is the eighth medication I have been on and have not been able to tolerate any of them. I am about to give up. Has anyone taken anything without these bad... "

great, but I switched to Diovan recently for because I'm...
" I have been on Benicar for 4 mos and it was great, but I switched to Diovan recently for because I'm a ...runner and I do get a little bit of back ache with Benicar, but I still managed a ...the National... "

Diovan is 10/90). These drugs tend to work more...
" Benicar worked for me immediately. You may need the ...40's. Normally, I'd expect the Benicar 20's to be stronger than ...(Benicar is 50/50 renal/liver; Diovan is 10/90). These drugs tend to work more in... "

going to the big pharmacy in the sky. I've started coughing...
" Well, Diovan may be going to the big pharmacy in the sky. I've started coughing. It's not unbearable yet, ...get worse. I also have a sore throat, similar to my Benicar experience. Diovan has the... "

other meds. My drug plan had my doctor change it to Diovan...
" I have been taking Benicar 20mg for high blood pressure and it was working in combination with two other meds. My drug plan had my doctor change it to Diovan 160mg. Does the Diovan... "

on diovan 160mg from my usual benicar 20mg. With this sw...
" ...20. Now I was switched to atenolol 25 mg. and my ...on top area. Also on diovan 160mg from my usual benicar 20mg. With this switch I ...wants to try inderal or benicar or both maybe it will work without... "

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told him to immediately discontinue taking Diovan oral. Now...
" ...two months, while I was taking benicar with no side affects. After those two months he experienced alopecia as a side affect ...body. His doctor told him to immediately discontinue taking Diovan oral.... "

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old him to immediately discontinue taking Diovan oral. Now h...
" Diovan User Reviews My twin brother ...two months, while I was taking benicar with no side affects. After those two months ...body. His doctor told him to immediately discontinue taking Diovan oral. Now he's... "

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