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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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Diovan
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Valsartan
Other name: Valsartan (Valsartan)
Other name: Diovan (Diovan)
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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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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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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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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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noticed is that my fingernails are splitting and peeling...
" ...Valsartan, my BP has been about 10 points higher in general. One thing I've noticed is that my fingernails are splitting an... "

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pressure, I switched from Diovan to Ohm produced Valsartan...
" ...switched from Diovan to Ohm produced Valsartan and after about 3 days had an episode of hypertensive crisis that landed me in our local emergency... "

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company switched my prescription from Diovan to the...
" ...drug insurance company switched my prescription from Diovan to the generic Valsartan. Stopped taking Valsartan and all symptons ceased within 3 days. Returned to taking Diovan with... "

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I was switched from Diovan to Valsartan. Since the switch I...
" I was switched from Diovan to Valsartan. Since the switch I have noticed two episodes of dizziness after getting up from a sitting position. This has occurred at least five hours after taking.... "

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reviews I have read, Diovan was working fine until the...
" ...most other reviews I have read, Diovan was working fine until the switch to Valsartan. My b/p has never ...161/100 etc. I believe Valsartan is just a placebo! I was taking Diovan 160, not Vals... "

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I was back on Diovan with no problems. Now again I am told...
" ...my doctor in Scotland UK has changed my Diovan to generic Valsartan. Twice within three days ...And I was back on Diovan with no problems. Now again ...not give me Diovan anymore. Doctors ins... "

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Since the switch I have noticed two episodes of dizziness...
" I was switched from Diovan to Valsartan. Since the switch I have noticed two episodes of dizziness after getting up from ...I never encountered this with Diovan and after a discussion with... "

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switched me from Diovan to Valsartan, I experienced...
" ...from Diovan to Valsartan, I experienced heart palpatations, headaches, hearing... "

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on Diovan my doctor changed to valsartan, insurancce would...
" ...low salt and chloride.I was on Diovan my doctor changed to valsartan, insurancce would not cover. But would cover losartan. BAD... "

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I am taking 160 twice daily. But it just does not effect...
" ...generic Valsartan. It's not lowering my BP at all. I am taking 160 twice daily. But it just does not effect my ...much to costly for me, need to make Valsartan wor... "

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