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  1. Any "side effect sensitive" folks found a med they like?
    ... and moderate adjustment symptoms with Atacand and Diovan , but not bad and not past the 4th day. ~Susan...
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  2. High Blood Pressure Anxiety
    ... for the past 3-4 years and have been treated with Diovan 160. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to combat...

  3. Sodium Sensitivity - How Do You Know
    ... like to know this. I'm a salt-aholic. On 160mg Diovan and my blood sodium level is at the rock bottom of...
    ... large drop in weight and blood pressure but ARB's like Diovan have very little effect as anti-hypertensives. ...

  4. Diovan/upset stomach
    ... summer which has helped lower my BP. I have been on Diovan 80mg for over 2years. I always take it in the early...
    ... and antacids are a BIG no-no. I don't think the Diovan has anything to do with it...its major side effect...
    ... Lenin~thanx for the fast reply. It is the Diovan that is hurting my stomach~not the synthroid~I am ... a bit and that is a feeling I dont like. Also the Diovan is just more effective if taken first(for me anyway ... years. This morning I ate 3 saltine crackers with the Diovan and my stomach was okay! I am one of those people ... who has never eaten breakfast~but the Diovan was killing me. I wanted to eat a small amount of...
    ... red-rider, If you are convinced that Diovan is causing stomach upset, then WHATEVER your doctor...
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  5. Meds DON"T seem to keep the BP down for long
    ... you recommed I try next? My MD currently has me on Diovan 325mg. (His answer is to shrug and change the meds...
    ... disease that I know of? The Diowan has a diuretic in it. Diovan HCL 325mg. No supplements or vegtables. I could...
    ... Biscuit, Diovan doesn't come in a 325 mg. Do you mean DIOVAN HCT320-25 mg. (the 25 in hydrochlorothiazide?) The ... 320 is the highest dose of Diovan . How about asking your doctor for an Rx for 50...
    ... diuretic. In afternoon, I used to take a small dose Diovan . At bedtime, I take small dose Lisinopril, Norvasc ... since my pressure has come down, my doctor eliminated Diovan 6 months ago in afternoon. For me, taking small...
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  6. International Travel - Tips
    ... good thing since you are ridiculously tired). Diovan (ARB): Take it at normal time, regardless of time ... high mid-day. Yup, about 45 minutes after taking a Diovan I craved a nap, but I could deal with it. Your...
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  7. ED with Antihypertensive medicines
    ... have anything on this? I am currently fresh on Diovan , but did take Norvasc, Cozaar, Altace, Hyzaar, Lotrel...
    ... He says not many of his patients are affected by Diovan sexually and in fact it helped their sexual drive...
    ... my mental instability. I just want more thoughts on Diovan (Not HCT one)....
    ... DIOVAN : It's a weak antihypertensive of the ARB class...
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  8. Effective Mgmt of BP Med Side Effects?
    ... current concern is, how will the effects of the meds ( Diovan HCT) affect my exercise program, and how will I deal...
    ... think you'll have much trouble with side effects from Diovan HCT if you get the BP control you need. What you ... your salt while taking the HCTZ! Side effects from Diovan aren't common but they do occur. Have you tried...
    ... dehydration can too readily occur. Side effects from Diovan aren't common but they do occur. Have you tried...
    ... I too am on Diovan (not HCT though) and just starting to get back into...
    ... I too am on Diovan (not HCT though) and just starting to get back into...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... Well, just as with the Diovan , I felt like crap this AM with the new Toprol XL,...
    ... Susan...I am enjoying your posts...I am taking Diovan ...320 mg daily and Inderal 40mg...My mildly high BP...
    ... Susan...I am enjoying your posts...I am taking Diovan ...320 mg daily and Inderal 40mg...My mildly high BP...
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  9. Blood pressure standing and sitting
    ... this mean. Could it be my adrenals? I take 160 mg Diovan . What do you think?...

  10. Taking bp ?
    ... readings were normal and the doctor still put me on DIOVAN . I check my BP at home and all my readings are good ... . Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with...
    ... readings were normal and the doctor still put me on DIOVAN . I would think that the responsible thing, for ... BP at home and all my readings are good. Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with ... pressure. Do you get any side effects from the Diovan ? What do you think about wearing a 24 hour blood...
    ... BP at home and all my readings are good. Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with ... away. So...... if you are going to get off of Diovan , you might want to monitor your blood pressure for ... blood pressure lowers an hour or two after taking Diovan ? How long do the lowering effects of Diovan last...

  11. To Lenin
    ... I take 320 mg of DIOVAN daily. 3 years ago my blood pressure readings were ... thoughts about this? I was considering stopping the Diovan to see what happens??...
    ... salty foods. I was just afraid that if I stop the Diovan my blood pressure would spike ?...
    ... It seems it was not that high (140/90) before the Diovan so I would stop taking it and see what happens. If ... it spikes back up you can always start taking the Diovan again. Keep up the good work on the exercise and...
    ... if you are impatient, go for it and just stop the DIOVAN . Again, disregard anything that happens the first...

  12. Toprol XL 50mg in an asthmatic?
    ... what you don't need. How about another ARB like Diovan along with a diuretic, either HCTZ or Lasiz. Presumably ... the Diovan will treat you better than the Benicar but the only...
    ... formulary won't cover the drug. So, I am switching to Diovan - which is what you have suggested! My doctor wants...
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  13. For Those Who Are Frustrated
    ... unbearable but BP nicely controlled at 125/70 :) - Diovan 80mg, two weeks, BP not well controlled - Blood test ... for fatigue, add supplements, continue Diovan 80mg another two weeks. BP not in range. - Diovan ... 160mg, three weeks. So I've finally settled at Diovan 160mg in the morning and 12.5mg ToprolXL at night ... effects at all. In fact had high anxiety levels on Diovan 80mg that are now gone at 160mg. Probably related...
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  14. Diovan 80mg... Can I stop cold turkey?
    ... I've taken 80mg/day Diovan for about 4 years. Never took a higher dose. I went ... most of the problem side-effects you get from taking Diovan . Can you stop taking Diovan cold turkey, or do you ... better first. Thanks! Just curious, I take Diovan myself ( 320 mg ) once daily. What side effects are...
    ... I just started taking diovan 80mg... I had a baby june 22nd and tryimg to lose ... weight. My doctor never told me about weight gain with diovan . :(...
    ... I've been on Diovan 80mg for 4 weeks...weight has stayed constant so I...

  15. Swelling of the feet
    ... I'm on Diovan 160mg for my HBP, and last week my doctor put me on ... mean, could it possibly be doing this when taken with Diovan . TIA...
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  16. hypertension and med problems
    ... nowhere 4 yrs ago - like in about 6 mo period. am on diovan and lipitor and has been very effective. my only...
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  17. Cardio Exercise and BP meds Feedback plez
    ... Maybe your doctor can change your medication? I take Diovan and I also walk every day on a treadmill for 45 minutes ... ( 2.5 ) miles. The Diovan does not have any noticeable side effects and I have...
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  18. Odd Blood Test Results
    ... into doctor to have a blood test done. I'm on 80mg Diovan (2 weeks) plus 12.5mg ToprolXL at night. Prior to ... starting the Diovan I had been on Altace 5mg for 4 weeks. What is ... that I'm about to go on a diuretic because the 80mg Diovan isn't getting BP to sub 135/85 consistently (I'm at ... 90ish). I'd read this works better than doubling the Diovan dose. Given these blood test results that is just...
    ... Violet, some thoughts: Your dosage of Diovan is very small, most people take 160 or even 320 mg ... . Diovan is only very slightly potassium sparing, don;t even...
    ... from my bi-weekly doctor's visit. After four weeks, Diovan 80mg just isn't cutting it. Consistently around 140 ... Diuretic would have been the preferred adder to the Diovan . Oh well. So, we're now on 160mg. Hopefully...
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  19. Beta Blocker making pulse too slow?
    ... the systolic again. Diastolic is fine. I also take diovan 80/12.5 hct in the am and 80 straight up at night...

  20. B Complex and HBP
    ... pressure? My wife doesn't have HBP but, I do. I'm on Diovan for it.She takes B complex regularly and says it calms...
    ... i am on diovan also. last week spoke w/ my doctor about any alternatives ... strongly discouraged taking any as a replacement. the diovan has been right-on in controlling my hypertension ...

  21. Difference between Micardis and Diovan?
    ... block the attatchment of angiotensin-2. Probably Diovan , with the intese backing of its powerful maufacturer ... Ingleheim, the maker of Micardis. The 60% figure for Diovan makes me scratch my head a bit; after all there are ... seems almost impossible to me that in that horserace, Diovan could get 60% of the market?????? Are you sure?...
    ... me to pay $50 co-pays for Micardis versus $25 for Diovan ....
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  22. Awakening withSpiking Blood Pressure & Pulse
    ... t happen often. I also take hctz (water pill) and Diovan . Sounds like we all have a similar problem. yanksgirl...
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  23. ARB's Which Ones Are Best?
    ... board a long time, I'd say that the consensus is that Diovan is both gentle and effective....
    ... and thanks to you Lenny. My doc wants me to start Diovan , but I have experimented with my always 50mg/day of ... now 40mg/day of Lasix. I think I need to start the Diovan . Potassium is a problem already, I think. I get my...
    ... doctor. I gave her options of Avapro, Atacand and Diovan . She prefers to go with Diovan. So Diovan it is...
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary....
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary. My mom tried lasix...
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary. :) My mom tried...
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  24. Suggestions for 2nd BP medicine.
    ... the awful ACE HACK then move on to the ARB's...use Diovan or Benecol instead of Cozaar because losartan is probably...
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  25. atacand
    ... last stage in aerobic cell respiration) I used Diovan (valsartan) above, but the same is written about Atacand...
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  26. To Lenin---DIOVAN
    ... you are very informative. I have been taking 320MG DIOVAN daily now for about one year. I started off at 160 ... have also gained about 15 pounds since starting the Diovan almost three years ago. I asked the doctor if this...
    ... much that I lost my voice for 3 days. Reading about Diovan as the alternative to ACE inhibitors and for Diabetics ... that my friend led me to sites and sent articles that Diovan could cause hair loss and weight gain, so the pills ... impact of a BP medication so I'm very disturbed. These Diovan s are still in my draw unopened and although I'm so ... board complain of the hair and weight problem with Diovan so I'm stuck in the middle, having gotten my 3rd refill...
    ... I am also on diovan . 80mg in the am with hct. I take another 80 mg at ... do have diabetes also. The doctor wants me on the diovan because he says it helps the kidneys, but even he ... weight gain has caused the rise in pressure? Is the diovan responsible even though I am only taking a total of ... 160 mg a day? I don't think the diovan does anything to help my BP/ Frankly I am worried...
    ... I will say, that yours is the first i've read of Diovan NOT lowering BP, I'm very surprised to read that....
    ... Don't worry about the "hair falling out" with Diovan ...it won't. It's REAL problem is that it won't work...
    ... difference. I have not had any hair loss taking the Diovan either... The doctor said as long as my blood pressure ... stays below 140/90 than I should continue taking the Diovan .....
    ... different than someone else innocently ''just trying Diovan '' and the manufacturer whom I've long ago called also ... tendency and condition of thinning hair, I'm afraid Diovan might accelerate it. If it does then I'm even further ... See what I mean?..... There is no ""TRYING"" Diovan , since the thing I'm afraid of happens over time, ... weight gain OFF? But the point is...... you say that Diovan isn't even as effective as ACE's??? That was a big ... like to read about it. Why knock myself out over Diovan anymore, if it's not even going to help my BP much...
    ... originally scrutinized many times before even requesting Diovan , nor any other sites around the Net about this pill ... wanting to know about. I stopped looking, and asked for Diovan not having seen ANYTHING about hair loss [or weight ... The other many possible side effects listed for both Diovan and Enalapril [TONS of them] didn't bother me at all ... devoid of these two side effects? Merck ONLY makes Diovan , they told me long ago when I was calling them, [and ... the Diovan HCT '?'....forgot the initials, with the diuretic...
    ... heard that about ACE inhibitors causing that, only Diovan [and probably other ARB's though I haven't investigated...
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  27. ZERO Drug Trial (again)
    ... to be at least a little salt sensitive, but my ARB Diovan seems to be working on me. On at least some occasions...
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  28. extreme hot and red face for 45 min.
    ... Movie etc. I take Toprol XL 100 mg. once a day, and Diovan 80 mg. once a day plus 25 mg of HCTZ for h/bp. When...
    ... happens. The Toprol XL is for heart palpitations and the Diovan and HCTZ along with the Toprol are for hbp. I've tried ... frequent bathroom trips. I only started on the hctz and Diovan this year. Who knows, the red face could be due to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  29. please read if u take toprol
    ... have different side effects. My doctor tried me on Diovan first, and my heart felt like it was coming out of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  30. Help! Diovan is raising BP?!
    ... First off, The recommended starting dosage of Diovan is usually 80 or 160 mg. with MANY people taking 320 ... mg./day. It seems for you, Diovan acts mildly and thus the 40 and 80 don't really show ... s." Same for diastolic. To judge the effect of Diovan , why not switch to 160 mg./day. What kinds of numbers...
    ... I have been taking 320MG of Diovan now for about a year. I started off at 160mg. For ... something else since they can't increase the dosage on the Diovan ....
    ... It's probably the stress. I don't think Diovan "wears off" over time, but then I am new to the drug ... Lenin might know more. Have you talked to the dr about Diovan HCT? Today did the trick for me. I scheduled a ... dr appt for this morning b/c the Diovan didn't seem to be working and I noticed a slight increase...
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  31. ENALAPRIL and/or ANY OTHER ACE INHIBITOR'S SIDE AFFECTS FOR BP MEDS
    ... then neither classs works well. Ask you doctor for DIOVAN , perhaps 160 mg. taken once a day. Don't do Cozaar...
    ... mamzelle, As drugs go, DIOVAN has among the least side effects. It's a good drug...
    ... free freezer. Just like the day I bought them. Is Diovan known NOT to be very effective? As I've said, I'm ... not a salt eater so that isn't my concern. Is Diovan less effective than Enalapril and other groups? Only...
    ... WOW, I got lucky! The Diovan was IN my hands at 4 PM today. I took a shot and ... and asked why I think and how I know I should take Diovan , and I said because I've been researching it heavily ... no generic versions of this, and they said because Diovan is considerably new..... about 5 years old. that...
    ... coughing set in last week], and today first got the Diovan which I'll take at 8 PM..... wondering if I should ... skip a day btween the E and the Diovan ....
    ... I've just read the worst reviews of Diovan from over 100 patients themselves who've used it and...
    ... MMzelle, Don't worry so much. It is likely the Diovan will treat you well. If you look at any group of people ... probably 100% or else they'd not have stopped. :D If Diovan gives you good enough numbers, it's odds on you won...
    ... post the URL to that site's page where 109 reviewed Diovan in an absolute disgusted uproar, but it's at 'ask ... a patient' and just type in any med you want.... Diovan . It includes everyone suffering HAIR LOSS and WEIGHT ... even KNOW if I can take the E again after taking the Diovan last night which would mean I'm bouncing back and...
    ... loss [and weight gain] side affect. When calling the Diovan company back, they didn't deny there is hair loss ... complaints, but not many reviews either, compared to Diovan 's 109...... guess Diovan is the most popular ARB. ... otherwise, I'm investigating the other ARB's aside from Diovan , if the small dose of the Enalapril doesn't work....
    ... ve worked yourself into quite a dither. Take your Diovan for a week and if you hate it (you won't) THEN toss...
    ... I take Diovan and give it my vote of approval. My hair is thin...
    ... even once, fluctuates so I'm in a real dilemma. Have Diovan , but when reading about hair loss and weight gain...
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  32. Confused about blood pressure and heart rate normalcies.
    ... pills in the AM and 2 in the pm. Should be enough? Diovan with Hct in the AM along with Lopressor and Lopresser ... and plain diovan at night, A lot of medicine and the top number averages...
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  33. BP Readings
    ... me any more medication. I currently take 320MG of Diovan once a day. I called ASK A NURSE to see if they would...

  34. To Lenin---BP READINGS
    ... if it is under control?? I currently take 320mg of Diovan once a day.....

  35. would like to quit taking diovan
    ... prescribed. ;) ;) You don't HAVE to wean off Diovan but it never hurts. With weaning (like 1/2 dose for...

  36. TO lenin: Diovan
    ... I think Diovan is controlling your BP appropriately. Getting consistent ... here anymore...she did a lot of dosage changing with Diovan . It's the nature of the medical beast to keep pushing...

  37. Diovan
    ... think you won't suffer many side effects from the Diovan ; most people can take it well. It's not a very potent...
    ... I personally could not take Diovan . My doctor tried me on it and my heart was beating...
    ... result was very good. My doctor decided to give me Diovan 80mg for BP. I would appreciate any feedback on ... medication that I take. :) Ali I have been taking Diovan now for almost 3 years. I started on 80MG twice a...
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  38. Lenin - do you know??
    ... and my blood pressure is normal. I am taking 160 mg Diovan . I was wondering if your blood pressure is low.....

  39. Lotensin & Micardis feedback - anyone?
    ... keep the weight down. I had the same problem with Diovan . Anyone else have this problem and did you find one...
    ... temisartan) is such a drug, as are Cozaar, Avapro, Atacand, Diovan and a host of others, all expensive patented meds...
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  40. BP & HR
    ... and my blood pressure is normal. I am taking 160 mg Diovan . I was wondering if your blood pressure is low.....

  41. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... of High BP meds like Cozaar, Atacand, Benicar and Diovan . Drs put patients on ACEs first then if they cough...
    ... could barely walk. I have used Altace, Lisinopril, Diovan hct, Diovan, Toporal XL, Cardizem, Atenolol, and some ... below 140/84 was the Altace. The cough was horrible. Diovan hct dropped my potassium and put me in the hospital ... . Regular Diovan made me so tired that it was hard to function and...
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  42. Women's Ultra Mega and Blood Pressure
    ... the past when I was on High-Blood Pressure med., ' Diovan HCT' 80 mg. caused me wanting to eat a lot of 'salty ... ' foods? Then, I do not want to ' Diovan HCT' again. Thanks for your opinion, suggestions...
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  43. Supplements have brought my bp down
    ... in the evening also. I have been on lisinopril, diovan , diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem, and some more which...
    ... in the evening also. I have been on lisinopril, diovan , diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem, and some more which...
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  44. I need another CCB
    ... side effects. In combination with a diuretic and Diovan (Valsartan) my pressure is down from an alarming 240 ... caused constant swelling of my feet!! I'm not sure the Diovan really does anything for me. I will be seeing Doc...
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  45. High readings today: 202/105 tonight
    ... few days. I talke 100 mg. of Toprol and 80 mg. of Diovan and 25 mg. of hctz daily. I usually run between the...
    ... sensitive hypertensive (approx. 25% of the population) the Diovan is useless and the Toprol not very good. As a test...
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  46. Is there a BP med w/o side effects becides diuretics?
    ... I've been on diovan 80mg for 3 years or so. My side effects that I know ... cozaar actually worked better for me in comparison to Diovan in regard to side affects. I am now experimenting...
    ... meds, my BP is usually about 160-170/90-98. With diovan , it was 140/80. Thanks! Justwanna, OTC diuretics...
    ... Well, I'm 50, diovan made me gain water weight (and maybe some real weight...
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  47. Palpations
    ... so tired of having BP spikes. And it worked! I take Diovan for my bp and when I complained to the doc that it...
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  48. New to board
    ... have reactions to it. That first two weeks on the Diovan was torture for me. I have had some symptoms with ... the Diovan , but I'm working through it. My problem is that...
    ... What kind of reaction did you have to the Diovan ?...
    ... of my head. I was taking an 81 mg. Bayer with the Diovan HCT. I remembered as a kid that if I took aspirin ... headed. All in all, I think I'll be able to take the Diovan . My pressure today was 113/66. For me, that's great...
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  49. Lisinopril side effects
    ... but I am still having earaches. He switched me to Diovan ...still lots of mucuos and earache..no swelling. Quit...

  50. When is BP Meds no longer req'd
    ... have also been on medication now for 2 years. I take Diovan 320 mg once a day and my readings can range from as...

  51. high blood pressure and soda
    ... start to tingle and never get to sleep. (I've been on Diovan HCT for about a month and a half and never had this...

  52. Diovan and Weight Gain
    ... I also take Diovan and have been taking it for over two years and I have ... but now I do. He said it would not be caused by the DIOVAN but I am starting to wonder because I am seeing all ... these posts from people who take Diovan and are gaining weight around their midsections. I...

  53. New here and too discouraged for words.
    ... diuretic, but that didn't help at all. I'm now on Diovan and it's helped considerable. The 10lb weight gain...

  54. Anxiety taking BP
    ... and then was fine. I took his advice now I'm on Diovan HCT and it's getting better... :)...

  55. Are There any BP meds w/o side effects?
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med...
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med...
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med ... without any side effects? Thanks. I also take Diovan and have been taking it for two years now. I have ... pounds in the last couple of years. My doctor said the Diovan would not cause me to gain weight. So I have been ... people who have complained of weight gain and they take Diovan so I still wonder if my doctor is correct???...
    ... Hello, I am taking Diovan HT 160 mg. for two weeks and have noticed increased...
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  56. I'm puzzled...my BP is too high
    ... I have been on 80mg diovan in the morning and at night, the morning dose has...
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  57. To Lenin/about Diovan
    ... went back. His attitude was completely wrong. I take diovan also. I have noticed that the longer I take it, the ... My pressure has been running 175/60's with 160 mg. diovan , 50 mg. lopresser and hct added too. I'm wondering...
    ... I take diovan and I'm a control freak too. I wonder if there's...
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  58. New Drug
    ... same symptoms on plain HCTZ but not if I take the diovan HCT..strange i get heart palps and the joint pain...
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  59. Excuse me?????
    ... I have experienced dizziness on both diovan and now on atenolol. I even had a bout of positional...
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  60. Trouble with Blood Pressure Meds.
    ... ruth12 newbie I have been taking Diovan Hct for 3 months. Has anyone had problems with congestion...

  61. ACE Cough?
    ... I'm an ARB cougher, first on Benicar and now on Diovan . I haven't tried any others as I figure they will...
    ... cough on Benicar, especially at night. I switched to Diovan , which has been better. I seemed to cough more at ... situation gets better. If it doesn't, you might try Diovan or Cozaar to see if you respond differently. Good...
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  62. OrthoEvra and high blood pressure?
    ... great control, usually under 120/80. I'm currently on Diovan and HCTZ/TM. I used to also be on Norvasc, but my...
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  63. atenolol? Help
    ... 50mg for about 2 years with 40mg lisinopril,160mg diovan ,25mg hctz and .1 clonidine at bedtime. with ok control ... am off procardia and taking 20mg benicar instead of diovan and Atenolol down to 25mg. I feel terrible, like fainting...
    ... tried a diuretic and my heart races so fast, tried Diovan and Benicar same results plus terrible anxiety. Tried...
    ... tried a diuretic and my heart races so fast, tried Diovan and Benicar same results plus terrible anxiety. Tried...
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  64. A Question about Diovan, ARBs
    ... Hello, I know that many of you are on Diovan and I have a question regarding ARBs as a drug class ... Thanks for help Michael I know when I first took Diovan it was doing that so I started to take it at night...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand

  65. Meds are not helping lower BP
    ... so different meds before they found the right one Diovan HCt and no side effects that bother me except weight...
    ... lowered and how long did it take. What type of drug is Diovan ?...
    ... Diovan is ARB like Cozaar and Atacand. I have tried Cozaar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lorazepam Atacand Cozaar

  66. Dr. put me on Sular, I'm worried about it
    ... blood pressure. I have been on Altace, Lisinopril, Diovan , Toporal Xl, and now I have been prescribed Sular...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Lisinopril

  67. When would it be time accept you have high BP and need medication?
    ... devastated by their loss. Ask you doc to try you on Diovan I have tried many and that one has not caused me any...
    ... blood pressure a few years ago and have been taking Diovan since. I am lucky that I have no noticeable side effects...
    ... blood pressure a few years ago and have been taking Diovan since. I am lucky that I have no noticeable side effects ... to me. I was diagnosed a few years back and am on diovan as well. I have a family history of it and have worked...
    ... doctor that I'm willing to put up with it because the Diovan protects my kidneys and it's more than a fair tradeoff...
    ... devastated by their loss. Ask you doc to try you on Diovan I have tried many and that one has not caused me any...
    ... to me. I was diagnosed a few years back and am on diovan as well. I have a family history of it and have worked...
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  68. Morning Readings
    ... session. I have unsucessfully experimented off the diovan with poor results in my opinion. Like a good little ... girl I take my diovan every morn because for me Diet and Excercise have...

  69. My MP last night
    ... Micharel, I take Diovan HCT160/12.5 mg once a day..Lenin, Thanks I was starting...

  70. Accuracy
    ... was getting myself upset for nothing and that the DIOVAN I take was doing its job in keeping my BP under control...

  71. Back From The Docs
    ... to say the least. I went back to my 1 pill a day ( diovan hct) a few days ago as I was trying to wean off. Well ... normal even if I'm stressed so she told me to take 2 diovan s instead of 1. She said you shoud monitor your Bp...

  72. Diovan HCT 80 mg. for a newly dx'ed BP
    ... hope that you will be fine with your Medication :). Diovan is an ARB agent like Cozaar, Atacand and Benicar but ... ' Diovan HCT' adds duiretic to the ARB which explains the ... boards here said that they are fine with ARBs like Diovan . Everyone is different so you have to see what it...
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  73. Altace Side Effects
    ... they insist I try them anyway. I have also tired Diovan which resulted in severe stomach pains and Lisinopril...
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  74. Please Help Med Advice
    ... might be JUST lisinopril and HCTZ. DO drop the Diovan ...the ONLY reason for anyone to take an expensive ... the channel blocker and maybe clonidine...not the Diovan nor the thiazide though nor probably the lisinopril...
    ... good. Then switched doctors he wanted to add new drug diovan said it was new and would work better, took that instead...
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  75. Strength Training effects on Blood Pressure
    ... for a few hours after doing it? I have been taking Diovan for 2 years now to lower my blood pressure....
    ... for a few hours after doing it? I have been taking Diovan for 2 years now to lower my blood pressure. I lift...


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