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  1. Low blood pressure..why?
    ... yes I'm overweight, have high cholesterol. I take Diovan for blood pressure (have for months) and Vytorin for...
    ... DebbieS, Does the diovan work for you? Has it caused you any side effects?...

  2. Cardiomyopathy and pregnancy??? Anyone??
    ... two years due to dilated cardiomypothy. I was put on diovan and have sustained a EF of 30-35 since. I also have...

  3. Echo results
    ... pains and pvc's, Lasix 20mg once a day (diuretic) Diovan 80mg once a day, Inspra 25mg once a day. The doctors...

  4. Shortness of breath
    ... medication and don't complain anymore. (I'm on Lopressor, Diovan , Inspra and Lasix). Dianne...

  5. Question about Echo Results
    ... times a day in addition to my high bp meds which are Diovan and Lasix. My question is: has anyone else ever...

  6. COZAAR and a cough???
    ... entirely different class of meds. OR try another ARB like Diovan . This is worth a shot if you're getting good BP control...
    ... entirely different class of meds. OR try another ARB like Diovan . This is worth a shot if you're getting good BP control...

  7. Altace Vs Cozaar????
    ... Cough. Baaaaad. Now here come the the ARBS (cozaar, Diovan , Benicar et al).... The ARBs prevent angiotensin...

  8. Adults With Congenital Defects
    ... correct the defect. I am currently taking labetalol and diovan . My blood pressure is now under control running usually...

  9. P.a.d.
    ... have my blood pressure under control with medication ( Diovan HCT). I exercise at least 3-4 times a week and eat...

  10. Anyone able to help?
    ... finding one combo that worked for me (Norvasc and Diovan ). I don't like taking meds either so understand your...

  11. Diovan (New med)
    ... Hi sunshine: I've been on Diovan for over a year now - no side effects, and it does...

  12. Metoprolol - Depression as Side Affect?
    ... now and happy on an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker ( Diovan ) with good blood pressure control and no side effects...

  13. Atenelol to Toprol-XL
    ... it was discontinued. I'm currently on Norvasc and Diovan . I can actually tie my shoes again :) Best of luck...

  14. Extremely worried about ectopic hearbeats
    ... The cardiologist also switched my medication to Diovan , an angiotension-II receptor blocker in the hope that...

  15. pulmonary edema w/o swollen feet & hands?
    ... multiple drugs, and I am currently on spironolactone, diovan , and imdur. Beta blockers make me so suicidal that ... the last month, my BP has averaged 197/120. Even on Diovan 360 daily. I also take Imdur 30 ext. And so far...
    ... multiple drugs, and I am currently on spironolactone, diovan , and imdur. Beta blockers make me so suicidal that ... the last month, my BP has averaged 197/120. Even on Diovan 360 daily. I also take Imdur 30 ext. And so far ... cough on ACEis eh? I noticed you're on an ARB (the Diovan ) so that's good for your CHF, but I'm not sure if...

  16. Im on beta blockers and im so frightened
    ... Hello Parkermom, I have a question. I take Diovan with diuretic for high blood pressure and I take 60...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. high blood pressure
    ... that your high blood pressure is under control. Co- Diovan is a combination of hctz and Diovan, both very effective ... well for you. :) Like so many other drugs, both Co- Diovan and Norvasc can have cardiological side effects, such...

  2. Atenolol
    ... everything ever produced. What FINALLY worked for me was Diovan , an ARB. I had no side effects, however it did not...

  3. Lisinopril side effects?
    ... Lisinopril on Wednesday & started taking 80 mg of Diovan . I developed a dry hacking cough, especially when...

  4. Anybody have this issue??
    ... to calm my heart so it does not race as much and Diovan to help lower my BP. I will say that my BP does go...

  5. Blood pressure flutuations during specific times
    ... morning and 9:15PM at night. I used to take 160mg of diovan once a day but it wasn't as effective as ramipril...
    ... part. A friend with well controlled hypertension ( Diovan and hctz) has just told me about her experiment. For...

  6. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... glucose tolerance are: MICARDIS (definitely), BENICAR, DIOVAN , COZAAR, ALTACE, ENALAPRIL and Perindpril (Probably...
    ... The other pill was ISRADIPINE a calcium blocker and DIOVAN an ARB. They stated that almost every other medication...

  7. New, HBP, on meds
    ... I started on Altace, which was dreadful, went to Diovan and now I am on Exforge. What I was not fully aware...

  8. What about Diovan HCT?
    ... someone that takes a diuretic or a combo pill like Diovan HCT , would like to comment. I wish I knew more about ... thiazides(sp)? I am not retaining any fluid~however~the Diovan alone,was not working. anyone? thanks! RR...
    ... such as an ACE inhibitor? Replacing the ineffective Diovan with another medication would make sense. You should...
    ... my fellow posters on my first ever experince with Diovan HCT. The good news is that it lowered my BP to normal ... and she instructed me to go back to the regular Diovan (80mg) and then take the HCT 2 days a week. I have ... perplexed by that:) Especially since I have taken Diovan for 4 yrs. I dont understand why I cant go to another...
    ... your blood pressure effectively besides the hctz and Diovan . I don't know why your doctor is so determined to...

  9. Side Effects from Bystolic?
    ... stomach side effects I had while taking BENICAR and DIOVAN in the past. My blood pressure control was pretty ... which did not appear to effect sexual function was DIOVAN . All the others COZAAR, ALTACE, BENICAR and Ace inhibitors ... dropped the TOPROL and switched me from ALTACE to DIOVAN . Which was a little better, but I still had PVC's ... books published, only ISRADIPINE (a calcium blocker), DIOVAN and a couple of beta blockers (BETAXOLOL) do not promote...

  10. Diovan cost recently increased
    ... Valsartan is the generic for Diovan . I used it in the past and had no problems....
    ... is no generic available for any of the ARB's like Diovan until at least 2011. Don't I wish. If you haven...
    ... much more unpleasant for some people than those of Diovan , notably: headache, peripheral edema AND cardiological...

  11. diuretic not working
    ... Candesartan. I tried two other drugs from this class ( Diovan and Micardis) and could not tolerate them. I am taking...

  12. My Experience with Tekturna HCT
    ... different people. With drugs such as Lisinopril, Diovan , Micardis etc, most of the issues generally concern...
    ... that works. He prescribed HCTZ in addition to my Diovan 360 and said to monitor my BP at home and come back ... samples of Tekturna 300 to take at bedtime with the Diovan . The morning before starting Tekturna, I measured...

  13. Beta Blockers vs Ace Inhibators
    ... ACE drugs). These drugs include Cozaar, Benicar and Diovan . Most people take these drugs with almost no side...
    ... anxiety levels are so much lower. Previously I was on Diovan which worked (too good, in fact - but then I probably...

  14. Day Of Low BP,To Low!
    ... stay in the rest of the day! the meds i take are diovan hct 320/12.5 and norvasc 10mg. for my comfort i take ... the norvasc in the am and the diovan just b4 bed. i also take advair twice a day because...

  15. Diovan HCT & Breathing Problems
    ... new breathing problems seem to have started with the Diovan - I almost feel like I have an upper respiratory type...
    ... thought the mixture of your old Toprol and the new Diovan might be the problem and when you are off Toprol you...
    ... medication daily (Prevacid, Carafate, Flovent, Toprol, Diovan ) -- who knows if it could be one - or two or more ... medicine and the side effects will decrease (if the Diovan is even what is doing it !!!) - who knows maybe I ... have given a great deal of consideration that the Diovan and Toprol may be interacting with each other - my...

  16. How long until Diovan is out of system?
    ... how long it stays in your system, but I've been on diovan hct 80-12.5mg for 2 years and it never gave me any...
    ... Hi Bon, It may take longer than two weeks to get Diovan out of your system. These drugs are considered toxins ... slowly. Hand numbness is listed as a side effect of Diovan according to my drug book. It should go away eventually ... drink a lot at once because that will raise you b/p. Diovan maybe hard on the kidneys because the info says to ... I couldn't find any info saying not to stop Diovan suddenly. Since your b/p is alright now, it sound...
    ... blood pressure is without any medication. Your Diovan rx indicates a need for an antihypertensive. No medications ... rastically. Luckily, there are many to choose from. I tried Diovan (and Micardis) and cannot take either, due to severe...
    ... sorry for my late reply. Since I have been off of the Diovan , my BP has been averaging in the mid/ upper 120's ... office and those results. He handed me samples of Diovan 160mg and said..see me in three week. That was it...

  17. how long does it take for lisinopril to work
    ... to take cough drops all day long. The dr. put me on diovan instead and the cough went away and my pressure is...

  18. Which pill is better to take
    ... high blood pressure. My doctor then perscribed me Diovan (160mg-25mg). But because I was nervous after reading...
    ... I am on the Diovan and have had good results from it. I am allergic ... over 65-70. I started out on the 160 but am now on Diovan 320....

  19. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... is still out. Some years ago on these same boards, DIOVAN was touted as the greatest HBP medication ever with ... It is still a beta blocker with added properties. DIOVAN and COZAAR were a new breed of drugs to imitate ACE...
    ... almost daily tickle in my throat, was then switched to DIOVAN (which was not controlling my blood pressure) I was...

  20. Diovan HCT
    ... hi, I have been on Diovan hct 80-12.5 mg for 2 years now and my pressure is...
    ... is causing the GI symptoms. It is most likely the Diovan . Not sure why the green color but Dr. dean has discussed...

  21. Medication
    ... included the ugly, painful rash Edelweiss mentions) to Diovan , an ARB, within a week of starting it. After I informed...

  22. how to increase low blood pressure
    ... My blood pressure has been great since dropping Diovan 160. I certainly needed something when I was put...

  23. Lisinopril cough
    ... not calling him to report it. He switched me to Diovan which is working fine, but is more expensive (which...

  24. Mid afternoon rise in blood pressure
    ... years and have just had a TIA and my GP has me on Diovan 160mg daily and just started Norvasc 2.5mg daily....

  25. Cutting Dosage
    ... presently taking Diovan HCT 320/12.5 at bedtime and Amlodipine 5mg in the...

  26. Meds, Meds and more Meds
    ... sure to post what your doctor says. :) I read that Diovan has a great future - not just in blood pressure lowering ... the same desirable properties as its sister drug, Diovan . flowergirl...

  27. Medication Side Effect
    ... couple of years ago. Doctor changed me grandually to Diovan HTC. Never had a problem since then with any swelling...

  28. Coming Off Diovan HCT: Questions
    ... know how long it takes for the body to be "rid" of Diovan and/or HCTZ? I'm curious when my BP readings will...
    ... reduce your anxiety? According to my 2007 PDR, Diovan does not accumulate appreciably in plasma following...
    ... other "odd" observations I've had about coming off Diovan HTC (160). #1 I was very anxious for a few days,...

  29. Bystolic & Altace
    ... effects with ALTACE a few years ago, and was switched to DIOVAN ) But keep in mind, not all experience the same side...

  30. Persistent skin reactions?
    ... full-blown allergic reaction to both Micardis and Diovan , which included the rash. As you pointed out, it is...

  31. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... Troprol XL Metoprolol Succinate Lisinopril/HCTZ Diovan Enalapril Diovan HCT Norvasc Altace Lotrel...

  32. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Increase Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    ... and worse an increase of about 20% for ATACAND and DIOVAN (though there was some stroke prevention). In the...

  33. Lisinopril and Side effects
    ... gag reflex. I was taken off lisinopril and put on diovan and it seems to work much better, but to this day...

  34. diovan hct side effect - abdominal pain
    ... away..although I have no personal experience with diovan , I have taken hct and a serious side effect of hct...
    ... mg dose. He indicated that it may be the hctz as " Diovan does not usually cause that pain." I did take 25mg...
    ... don't have any experience with abdominal pain with Diovan , but I am on the same dose as you and have had very ... sort of foggy headed). My main side-effects with Diovan HCT was arm tingling and insomnia the first few weeks...
    ... I had bad indigestion from Diovan HCT 160 when I began taking it. Lasted about 4-5months...
    ... I had bad indigestion from Diovan HCT 160 when I began taking it. Lasted about 4-5months...
    ... alternative. I'm already taking HRT, zyrtec, the Diovan and 2 Aleve every morning...along with one puff of...
    ... Thank you again....... Hi mrt123, DIOVAN is a pretty good ARB, but I believe extremely overated ... meds, mostly pushed by pharmaceutical reps. I took DIOVAN for a few years, but it seemed to lose effectiveness ... mg of BENICAR lowered my blood pressure more than DIOVAN 80 mg. Most people find that when taking BENICAR they ... the HCT carries alot of side effects on their own. DIOVAN tended to increase my heart rate and cause more occasional...
    ... recommended I drop down to 1/2 of a 160mg dose of the diovan hct to ease the abdominal pain on day #3, but when...

  35. What would cause BP to start creeping?
    ... I started on Diovan 180 (the one with dieuretic) back in December. My ... up again after it being so low initially with the Diovan ? I've only been on the meds for 3 months? Thanks...
    ... things may be interfering with the action of your diovan . Some foods, over the counters, supplements, and...

  36. bystolic and diovan
    ... also (switched back from BISOPROLOL). I also was on DIOVAN for quite awhile, but it seemed to lose effectiveness ... are taking is very common... A beta blocker + ARB ( DIOVAN etc). The recommended starting dose of BYSTOLIC ... is 5 mg a day, and 80 mg. a day for DIOVAN . Your doses appear to be rather high, which sometimes...

  37. Question about ARB's vs ACE's
    ... reactions to both of the ARBs I tried (Micardis and Diovan ). I would be willing to try another type of an ARB...

  38. Benicar~made in Japan??!!
    ... I have been on Diovan for 4yrs and it was causing me awful heartburn. Today...
    ... [QUOTE=red-rider;3473593]I have been on Diovan for 4yrs and it was causing me awful heartburn. Today...
    ... [QUOTE=red-rider;3473593]I have been on Diovan for 4yrs and it was causing me awful heartburn. Today...

  39. diovan
    ... Hi, Diovan is not one of the meds known to promote weight gain...
    ... tired/fatigued will slow down your metabolism. On Diovan , I would work out and be exhausted for the remainder...
    ... I tried Diovan a year ago. It was effective in reducing my bp fron...
    ... now How is your blood pressure now without the Diovan and what medication do you take to keep it that way...
    ... Hi Flowergirl, It was last Jan. that I took Diovan for a few weeks. I stopped taking it without the advice ... doctor. Within a month after I stopped taking the Diovan my bp went back up in the 160's. Life was busy so ... was ended up in the hospital, and in trouble. The Diovan worked great for me other than the side effects. ...

  40. Easy on the stomach
    ... than the plain beta blockers were. I haven't taken Diovan . Fam...
    ... else out there have stomach burning/discomfort with Diovan ? What is a good food choice that helps coat the stomach...

  41. Going off a beta to Norvasc... Please help!
    ... include other pills such as "MICARDIS", "COZAAR", " DIOVAN ", "ALTACE" etc.... NOTE: The drug "MICARDIS" (according...
    ... those who can tolerate it. I tried both Micardis and Diovan from the Angiotensin receptor antagonist group of...

  42. BP meds and sexual side effects
    ... more neutral, are some of the ARB's, such as COZAAR, DIOVAN , ATACAND and BENICAR and 2 Beta Blockers (BISOPROLOL...

  43. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... Hi. Diovan can definitely cause those side effects. Benicar ... that your wife just doesn't do well with ARBs. Yes, Diovan has big money behind it, but I don't think it's better ... after taking a dose of the medication). I switched to Diovan , and it seemed to be better. Hence, I stayed on it ... Atacand, as he said that it was entirely possible that Diovan was causing my symptoms. He cautioned me, however ... In short, he said that because I didn't tolerate Diovan or Benicar that I should probably try another drug...
    ... to the other ones and cannot tolerate them (I tried Diovan and Micardis). I read that an apparent allergy should...
    ... make too many changes to my current meds. Does Diovan provide good control for your wife's hypertension...
    ... and a cardiologist have used Coreg, Lopressor and Diovan . All caused more problems with side-effects. So- ... pressure 160 area. My wife's BP is OK with 160mg of Diovan is all she takes for BP but I think the side-effects ... I got severe joint pain after a week on 160mg of Diovan --- I stayed on 80mg for 3weeks and still had problems...

  44. Not sure what to do next?
    ... have had adverese reactions to CCB's, Beta Blockers, Diovan , and a Diuretic.... My Dr. is at his WITS end with...

  45. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... of recent (once again) that the ARB class of drugs Diovan , Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. increase heart attack...

  46. Breathlessness on Diovan?
    ... QUOTE=jgandz;3429917]I recently started treatment with Diovan 160 mg/day for controlling my blood pressure. It ... help other readers to know that the generic name for diovan is valsartin. The side effects that you are experiencing...
    ... I was taking Diovan and after about a week on it - I got chest tightness...

  47. toprol and diovan side effects
    ... wrench into the plumbing equipment. I also believe that DIOVAN does not help the situation. Their have been several ... small studies with DIOVAN and COZAAR, and the studies claim that these medications ... these small studies?? No... When medications such as DIOVAN and TOPROL cause aches, pains and exhaustion and you...
    ... im only 50mg toprol and 80mg diovan . would these side effects happen after a long peroid...
    ... on all aspects of daily life. P.S. I was also on DIOVAN and my blood pressure control was never too good....

  48. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... related to the meds?? Probably. I was then switched to DIOVAN and TOPROL. I felt alot better... I eventually dropped ... the TOPROL and my pharm.company switched me from DIOVAN to COZAAR. COZAAR gave me an almost constant tickle...
    ... dropping the TOPROL) though he switched me to only DIOVAN . Also, my blood pressure readings for the past few...

  49. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... improvement in your breathing? The Dr. wants me to try Diovan AGAIN - so that is what I am doing - I hate it though...
    ... improvement in your breathing? The Dr. wants me to try Diovan AGAIN - so that is what I am doing - I hate it though...
    ... both for your help! Hi Vanessa, I was on DIOVAN about 2 years ago. I also had side-effects after taking...
    ... Dr. about the Benicar - I do not like the way the Diovan is making me feel. Thanks!...
    ... scared me and so I went back on the Toprol. The Diovan was giving me chest tightness and a cough. Trying...
    ... scared me and so I went back on the Toprol. The Diovan was giving me chest tightness and a cough. Trying ... and one of the most researched drugs. Get off of the DIOVAN but stay with the TOPROL if it makes you feel better...
    ... helping my B/P at all at this point) - was told to add Diovan 80mg - which my Primary Doc. now knows I cannot tolerate...

  50. Health Discussions
    ... harms us too.... I also noticed that when I was on Diovan if I ate too many bananas I would get pains around...
    ... absent pulse. ...I also noticed that when I was on Diovan if I ate too many bananas I would get pains around ... you may have been experiencing side effects to the diovan ...or had a potassium deficiency. I say this because ... constipation, and abnormal heart rhythms. Was your Diovan simply Diovan? Or was it Diovan Hct? ...I had...
    ... beta blockers. I also noticed that when I was on Diovan if I ate too many bananas I would get pains around...

  51. What Medication Next?
    ... 4 days??? the withdrawl was HORRID) - tries me on Diovan -- HORRID COUGH and upper chest tightness, then on ... Go back and puts me back on 25 mg Toprol and 80 mg Diovan (which I had to stop AGAIN because of the cough and...
    ... two drugs from the ARB class of antihypertensives, Diovan and Micardis. I cannot tolerate them at all. I wonder...
    ... Thank you so much for your input. I too tried Diovan and had a HORRID reaction to it - an AWFUL cough and...
    ... withdrawl I have ever had - horrific) - then tried on Diovan 80 mg (could not tolerate, cough and chest tightness ... put me back on 25 mg and had me try it with 80 mg Diovan -- COULD NOT. So is leaving me on 25 mg Toprol for...
    ... withdrawl I have ever had - horrific) - then tried on Diovan 80 mg (could not tolerate, cough and chest tightness ... on to Diazide HCT (made me feel awful).... Both diovan (valsartan) and hct list breathing problems as side...
    ... of being off the medication to go away. With the Diovan -- I was on it about (7) days when I began to get ... same chest tightness and pulling that I had on the Diovan -- I wonder if it is because they are both 'inhibitor...

  52. Clonodine
    ... this safe for me to take this medicine along with diovan 320 mg., atenolol 100 mg, hydrochlorthyozide 25 mg...

  53. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working?
    ... another ARB after two failed attempts (Micardis and Diovan ), I'd try that one. I think you should hold off on...
    ... another ARB after two failed attempts (Micardis and Diovan ), I'd try that one. I think you should hold off on...

  54. from ACE to ARB, is the ARB not working?
    ... I went from an ACE (Altace) to an ARB ( Diovan ) and I absolutely agree the ARB's are not as effective...
    ... violet312s;3340035]I went from an ACE (Altace) to an ARB ( Diovan ) and I absolutely agree the ARB's are not as effective...

  55. DIAVON vs DIAVAN
    ... you are referring to a blood pressure drug? I was on Diovan . I could not take it for long because of an allergic...

  56. Cough on Monopril
    ... week after stopping Altace. I'm now on an ARB ( Diovan ) and it's working almost as well as the ACE Inihibitor...
    ... Hi, :) Diovan , just like any other blood pressure medication, might ... not work for some people. I, for one, can't take Diovan or Micardis because both make me very ill. The cough...
    ... Hi, :) Diovan , just like any other blood pressure medication, might ... not work for some people. I, for one, can't take Diovan or Micardis because both make me very ill. The cough...

  57. Diovan
    ... experienced any sexual effects (good or bad) with Diovan 80mg? And how much time will it require for the side...

  58. Benicar vs. Avapro or Diovan
    ... I have no experience with Avapro. I took Diovan for two years and my blood pressure was all over the...
    ... for 4 years now for hypertension and i have been on diovan for about 8 months now. i love it. i am very steady...
    ... ok, but any money I can save each month by taking Diovan would help. I have a Thyroid issue that I am dealing ... and once that gets situated will ask Dr. about the Diovan ....
    ... and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar, Avapro and Diovan . They gave me the worst side effects, although that...

  59. very discouraged
    ... I have tried cardizem, tizac(sp?), maxide, diovan , and the latest is avapro and I have a tickle in the...


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