Irbesartan vs Valsartan

Irbesartan
(Rx)
Valsartan
(Rx)
Irbesartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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March 30, 2012
June 26, 2014
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,043 Discussions
1,605 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Irbesartan 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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Irb
Cough
8
Dizziness
6
Tiredness
6
Headaches
5
Weight Loss
4
Nausea
3
Allergy
3
Weakness
2
Dehydration
2
Itching
2
Val
Cough
10
Dizziness
8
Headaches
6
Tiredness
6
Weight Gain
3
Nausea
3
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
2
Dry Cough
2
Shortness of Breath
2
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Irbesartan
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Valsartan
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Cough
Irb
Val
8
10
Dizziness
Irb
Val
6
8
Tiredness
Irb
Val
6
6
Headaches
Irb
Val
5
6
Weight Loss
Irb
Val
4
2
Nausea
Irb
Val
3
3
Allergy
Irb
Val
3
0
Weakness
Irb
Val
2
2
Dehydration
Irb
Val
2
0
Itching
Irb
Val
2
0
Cough
Val
Irb
10
8
Dizziness
Val
Irb
8
6
Headaches
Val
Irb
6
5
Tiredness
Val
Irb
6
6
Weight Gain
Val
Irb
3
0
Nausea
Val
Irb
3
3
Weight Loss
Val
Irb
2
4
Weakness
Val
Irb
2
2
Dry Cough
Val
Irb
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Val
Irb
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Irbesartan 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: 75 mg, 150 mg, 300 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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Irbesartan
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Irbesartan 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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