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Diovan vs Valsartan

Diovan
VS.
Valsartan
Other name: Valsartan Valsartan
Other name: Diovan Diovan
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2.6
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2.3
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2.4
Concern level
3.8
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1.5
Concern level
3.8
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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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Excused high BP for anything and everything because diovan...
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" Been on diovan at least 15 yrs with no problems. Started valsartan 3 MO ago. BP has been high and headaches everyday. Excused high BP for anything and everything because diovan always worked with... "

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noticed is that my fingernails are splitting and peeling...
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" ...switched from Diovan to Valsartan, my BP has been about 10 points higher in general. One thing I've noticed is that my... "

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for perhaps 10 years without any side effects. Several...
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" I have taken Diovan for perhaps 10 years without any side effects. Several months ago, I changed to Valsartan 320-mg because UnitedHealthCare no longer paid for Diovan -- the difference... "

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

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company switched my prescription from Diovan to the...
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" ...My 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... "

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I was switched from Diovan to Valsartan. Since the switch I...
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" 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...
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" Like most other reviews I have read, Diovan was working fine until the switch to Valsartan. My b/p has never been ...control, 161/100 etc. I believe Valsartan is just a placebo! I was taking Diovan... "

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been on Diovan for 10 years without a problem and my b/p...
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" Humana refused to fill my Diovan 160 mg prescription; said I ...to take Valsartan. Have been on Diovan for 10 years without a problem and my b/p under control. Now on Valsartan 160 mg have headache,... "

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I was back on Diovan with no problems. Now again I am told...
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" Twice my doctor in Scotland UK has changed my Diovan to generic Valsartan. Twice within three days I ...heart attack. And I was back on Diovan with no problems. Now again I am ...they will not give me Diovan... "
July 26, 2015
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Since the switch I have noticed two episodes of dizziness...
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" 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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