Olmesartan vs Valsartan

Olmesartan
(Rx)
Valsartan
(Rx)
Olmesartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.7
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 26, 2014
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,171 Discussions
1,601 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Olmesartan 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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Olm
Dizziness
6
Nausea
5
Headaches
5
Sarcoidosis
4
Tiredness
3
Allergy
2
Stomach Pain
2
Cough
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
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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Olmesartan
Olm
Valsartan
Val
Dizziness
Olm
Val
6
8
Nausea
Olm
Val
5
3
Headaches
Olm
Val
5
6
Sarcoidosis
Olm
Val
4
0
Tiredness
Olm
Val
3
6
Allergy
Olm
Val
2
0
Stomach Pain
Olm
Val
2
0
Cough
Olm
Val
2
10
Weakness
Olm
Val
2
2
Weight Loss
Olm
Val
2
2
Cough
Val
Olm
10
2
Dizziness
Val
Olm
8
6
Headaches
Val
Olm
6
5
Tiredness
Val
Olm
6
3
Weight Gain
Val
Olm
3
0
Nausea
Val
Olm
3
5
Weight Loss
Val
Olm
2
2
Weakness
Val
Olm
2
2
Dry Cough
Val
Olm
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Val
Olm
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Olmesartan 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: 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 Olmesartan 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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