Benicar vs Diovan

Benicar
(Rx)
Diovan
(Rx)
Benicar is a high blood pressure medication.
Diovan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.2
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.4
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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April 25, 2002
December 23, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,664 Discussions
9,490 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Benicar is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Diovan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ben
Tiredness
9
Dizziness
6
Cough
5
Headaches
4
Muscle Pain
4
Allergy
3
Depression
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Joint Pain
2
Weight Loss
2
Dio
Cough
10
Tiredness
8
Dizziness
6
Headaches
5
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
4
Allergy
3
Hair Loss
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Depression
3
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Benicar
Ben
Diovan
Dio
Tiredness
Ben
Dio
9
8
Dizziness
Ben
Dio
6
6
Cough
Ben
Dio
5
10
Headaches
Ben
Dio
4
5
Muscle Pain
Ben
Dio
4
0
Allergy
Ben
Dio
3
3
Depression
Ben
Dio
2
3
Shortness of Breath
Ben
Dio
2
3
Joint Pain
Ben
Dio
2
0
Weight Loss
Ben
Dio
2
4
Cough
Dio
Ben
10
5
Tiredness
Dio
Ben
8
9
Dizziness
Dio
Ben
6
6
Headaches
Dio
Ben
5
4
Weight Gain
Dio
Ben
5
0
Weight Loss
Dio
Ben
4
2
Allergy
Dio
Ben
3
3
Hair Loss
Dio
Ben
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Dio
Ben
3
2
Depression
Dio
Ben
3
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Benicar and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Diovan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Tablet: 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, 320 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Olmesartan Medoxomil
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Benicar and Diovan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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