Diovan vs Valsartan

Diovan
(Rx)
Valsartan
(Rx)
Diovan is a high blood pressure medication.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.4
Concern level
2.4
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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December 23, 1996
June 26, 2014
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,487 Discussions
1,601 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Diovan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Valsartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Val
Cough
9
Dizziness
7
Headaches
5
Tiredness
5
Weight Gain
3
Nausea
2
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
2
Dry Cough
2
Shortness of Breath
1
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Diovan
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Valsartan
Val
Cough
Dio
Val
10
9
Tiredness
Dio
Val
8
5
Dizziness
Dio
Val
6
7
Headaches
Dio
Val
5
5
Weight Gain
Dio
Val
5
3
Weight Loss
Dio
Val
4
2
Allergy
Dio
Val
3
0
Hair Loss
Dio
Val
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Dio
Val
3
1
Depression
Dio
Val
3
0
Cough
Val
Dio
9
10
Dizziness
Val
Dio
7
6
Headaches
Val
Dio
5
5
Tiredness
Val
Dio
5
8
Weight Gain
Val
Dio
3
5
Nausea
Val
Dio
2
0
Weight Loss
Val
Dio
2
4
Weakness
Val
Dio
2
0
Dry Cough
Val
Dio
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Val
Dio
1
3
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Diovan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Valsartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, 320 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 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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Valsartan
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diovan and Valsartan: 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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