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Olmesartan vs Valsartan

Olmesartan
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Valsartan
Other name: Benicar Benicar
Other name: Diovan Diovan
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2.3
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3.4
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Concern level
3.8
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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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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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Olmesartan medoxomil (trade names: Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension...
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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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ight medicine Benicar( Olmesartan ,an A R B inhibitor).If...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...to some persons. Your doctor is right . He has changed a right medicine Benicar( Olmesartan ,an A R B inhibitor). ...medicine of same group e.g; losartan,telmasartan,candisartan,valsartan,irbisartan. if... "

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market Diovan (Valsartan) in New Zealand with Pharmac on...
| sarcinfo.com
" ...an application to market Diovan (Valsartan) in New Zealand with Pharmac ...obtained approval as yet. If Olmesartan is not yet available in ...its application. I am taking Diovan at 240 mg/day since... "

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an ARB, as is Valsartan, I would not expect your doc...
| curemyth1.org
" ...MPKB, you should, http://mpkb.org/home/othertreatments/statins . Valsartan directly competes for the VDRs, ...to be stopped. But since olmesartan is an ARB, as is Valsartan, I would not expect your... "

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n, olmesartan, and eprosartan) are associated with an in...
" ...cancer occurrence with the use of antihypertensive angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB). ...association: (1) given that the cancers were rare in these groups, it turns ...known whether the other ARBs... "

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rs the question of 'why olmesartan' (eg because it doesn...
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" ...only partially answers the question of 'why olmesartan' (eg because it doesn't cover ...the 'are there alternatives to olmesartan?' FAQs etc to link to ...not sure, for example, whether valsartan is not... "

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outcome. Fortunately, Olmesartan is a pretty benign agent a...
| curemyth1.org
" ...cannot predict the outcome. Fortunately, Olmesartan is a pretty benign agent ...least the minimum dose of Olmesartan per day. When I started, ...latest update: MP Meds: 80mg Vatan (Valsartan) every... "

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isartan, olmesartan and valsartan are like losartan that...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...and you can try them and see if they cause less cough. Telmisartan, olmesartan and valsartan are like losartan that you tried earlier, but one cannot say for sure... "

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from the Valsartan. It is strange because Olmesartan...
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" ...back on the Benicar after an allergic reaction to Exforge, apparently from the Valsartan. It is strange because Olmesartan doesn't cause the reaction but Atacand did in the past. BP was 96/56... "

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losartan, olmesartan, telmisartan, and valsartan if I...
| www.thestudentroom.co.uk
" ...of candesartan, eprosartan, irbesartan, losartan, olmesartan, telmisartan, and valsartan if I can just pick ...looks like candesartan followed by valsartan and losartan are the popular... "

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nd Diovan (Valsartan) with success using the capsules, p...
| sarcinfo.com
" ...with reasonable success and Diovan (Valsartan) with success using the capsules, ...did not work when I tried it. Only Benicar/Olmetec (olmesartan) is really effective. It will be available soon in... "

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