Drug List > Diovan

Discussions that mention Diovan.

View posts only related to

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. SOS~to ACE28/DIOVAN
    ... Your recent postings on Diovan have me very concerned because I have taken it for ... and 140's over 80's and 90's. But I have stuck with Diovan because of low/no side effects. While I appreciate...

  2. Side effects from weaning off meds?
    ... Anyone that has weaned off of meds like Diovan can you tell me the side effects? Thanks, Lisa...

  3. Cozaar or Diovan instead of Benicar
    ... plan. I will need to at least try Cozaar and / or Diovan first. Has anyone her tried either drugs and ... I believe they are all very similar. I've taken Diovan and currently taking Cozaar. I don't experience any ... side effects at all. The most studied are COZAAR, DIOVAN and ATACAND. The problem is the recent negative news...
    ... Oh I forgot, most of the people say that Diovan is stronger than Cozaar but I'm not sure because I ... haven't tried Diovan . Anyway, with Cozaar my numbers were just great. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Cozaar

  4. Does Diovan cause heart attacks??
    ... I believe this and that is why I am weaning off of Diovan . One of the biggest frauds and deceptions put on the...
    ... I believe this and that is why I am weaning off of Diovan . One of the biggest frauds and deceptions put on the...
    ... My doctor gave me samples of Diovan a few months ago and it gave me severe palpitations...
    ... My doctor gave me samples of Diovan a few months ago and it gave me severe palpitations...
    ... Hi all Does Diovan go by any other names? Im in the UK. Thanks a lot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  5. atacand
    ... answer because I have never taken Norvasc~but I do take Diovan which is very similiar to Atacand. 15lbs in 2weeks...
    ... happen to them? I put on a ton of weight after Diovan . I have since lost 2 sizes and I am almost where I ... want to be in size. I am also weaning myself off of Diovan and am taking 1/2 every day and then i will take a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Norvasc

  6. Do BP meds work the right way?
    ... must w/ no fast-food. I've read something here about Diovan & others. It's a drug that dilates the inside arteries ... It takes time to see what type BP he needs. I use Diovan & it takes a few days to adjust & the reports from ... good shape till I passed out. After, I was put on Diovan & a diuretic. In 6 mo, I'm now dwn to 126/90. Still...

  7. Lenin - Need Your Knowledge
    ... up an immunity to Clonidine. My doctor had me on Diovan 80mg 2x's/day. I would get such rushes and fast heart ... doctor do you think I should try another ARB...been on Diovan , Benicar and Avapro. Or do you think I should try...
    ... anxiety might not be unexpected with or without the Diovan . WHy not just stop the Diovan (since it's doing little ... pretty cheap. Don't pile them onto the clonidine and Diovan though, otherwise you won't know which way is up....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Benicar Cardura Clonidine Verapamil Atenolol Diltiazem Nifedipine Norvasc

  8. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... Taking Diovan for approximately 4 years, I was very concerned when...
    ... Lenin, I was swithed from Altace to Diovan because of the Ace cough. I do believe that Ace's...
    ... Lenin, Cozaar is not as effective as Diovan . Even when I took half a tablet (40mg) of Diovan ... is pretty good. From what I've been reading about Diovan , I believe Cozaar is definitely a better choice and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cozaar aceon

  9. White Coat Syndrome?
    ... was 140/78. I was put on medication. I have been on Diovan now for 2 years and now when I go to the doctors my...

  10. Trying to wean off Diovan HCT.
    ... upped the exercise.Lost a lot of weight. I was also on Diovan HCT 160. The Dr. weaned me off the Toprol by giving ... then said to stop. Then we worked on getting off the Diovan HCT. waited a few weeks to see how I did without the ... Toprol then did the same thing with the Diovan , 7 days half strength then 14 days Q strength. BP...
    ... upped the exercise.Lost a lot of weight. I was also on Diovan HCT 160. The Dr. weaned me off the Toprol by giving ... then said to stop. Then we worked on getting off the Diovan HCT. waited a few weeks to see how I did without the ... Toprol then did the same thing with the Diovan , 7 days half strength then 14 days Q strength. BP...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  11. Rash and itching with Diovan
    ... only, hands and face, or what? I've never used Diovan , so have no experience to offer on side effects of...
    ... I did great on Diovan until 5 mo use. I then got severe skin problem rash ... to HCT in mine. Read rx & see if it has HCT after Diovan . HCT is a diuretic containing sulfonamide. Many people ... online, go to top & click on `Search' then key in Diovan . You'll find answers regarding this....
    ... No I don't have Diovan with a diuretic, just straight Diovan. And, thanks...
    ... only, hands and face, or what? I've never used Diovan , so have no experience to offer on side effects of...
    ... I have looked at several side-effects lists for Diovan and have not found any side effect of a rash or itching ... ?? Is there anyone that is just taking Diovan only for BP and have developed a rash w/ itching?...

  12. Diovan
    ... Emeraldeyes~I know just how you feel. I have been on Diovan for over a year. I take 80mg which keeps my BP in...
    ... Emeraldeyes~I know just how you feel. I have been on Diovan for over a year. I take 80mg which keeps my BP in ... handles your dilemma. take care~RR :) I take 320mg of DIOVAN once a day in the morning. I started off with 80mg ... times. I have no noticeable side effects from the Diovan and from what I understand it is supposed to be a...
    ... concerned about. Is it bad enough to stop taking Diovan ? When I take the Clonidine I settle down. I'm thinking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Clonidine

  13. Blood Pressure Readings
    ... was making myself upset over nothing and that the DIOVAN I take was doing its job and that my bp was fine....

  14. spikes at night
    ... ochlorothiazide 12.5mg , 1 diltiazem hcl e. r. 180mg and 1 diovan 160mg @ 7am and 1 diovan 160 mg @ 7pm each day. However...
    ... April? It worked for me within 2 weeks. Maybe the Diovan is too weak for you. It was for me. I know how...
    ... the Dilacor that's giving me these #'s. I know the diovan doesn't do a lot because I have taken it in another ... combo (Norvasc 10mg, Diovan 180mg + fluid pill) and had readings always in the ... Dilacor. I have been on Lisinopril plain and hct, diovan plain and hct. The hct for both gave me congestion...
    ... works all day or longer and agree, for mnay people the Diovan is good for bupkis. My rule of thumb is that people ... and you have some time on your hands :D, drop the Diovan and see if your numbers are affected at all...my guess ... is they won't be. (If you DO drop the Diovan , try to eat a little more potassium rich foods.)...
    ... who woulda thunk it :) . I think the dr added the Diovan because it's supposed to protect the kidneys. I have ... have not had to go on dialysis :) I agree that the Diovan probably doesn't do a thing for my HBP. The Dilacor ... prescribe 80mg dilacor in am and 80 for pm and drop the Diovan at night and only take the 1 in am. Then I will be ... taking 180mg diovan ,80mg dilacor and hydrochlorazide in am and 80mg of...
    ... works all day or longer and agree, for mnay people the Diovan is good for bupkis. My rule of thumb is that people ... and you have some time on your hands :D, drop the Diovan and see if your numbers are affected at all...my guess ... is they won't be. (If you DO drop the Diovan , try to eat a little more potassium rich foods.) ... out as much salt as possible even though I'm taking Diovan and a diuretic? I have been eating too much salt ... a few days. I will ask kidney doc about dropping diovan . I don't want to take more drugs than I need to....
    ... money (witness the uselessness of your evening dose of Diovan .) I'll BET you will get much better BP control if...
    ... ydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg(Microzide) every am + Dilacor and Diovan and still 1 Diovan at night. I have daytime BP from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Clonidine Diltiazem hydrochlorothiazide Benicar Lisinopril Norvasc Potassium Timolol Furosemide Lasix

  15. Aerobic Exercise
    ... Yes, I take Diovan ( ARB ).....
    ... more. I have mild hypertension. Before going on the Diovan my home readings were all in the normal or high normal...
    ... pressure drops while he's exercise. He/she was also on Diovan , maybe it's depending on the dosage I'm not sure....
    ... pressure drops while he's exercise. He/she was also on Diovan , maybe it's depending on the dosage I'm not sure....

  16. Ziac causes permanent sexual side effects, is this true?
    ... Blockers and use an ARB drug like Cozaar, Atacand or Diovan because it has no effect on sexual ability. Also they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Norvasc Ziac

  17. What's so bad about diuretics?
    ... responses. My doctor has given me a prescription for Diovan 80mg to take twice daily. I think I might try that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Clonidine

  18. Is salt REALLY that bad for you?
    ... fruit and vegetables you should be all set. I take DIOVAN also for my blood pressure and I have read that this...
    ... I have read that if you take for example DIOVAN ( ARB) it helps your kidneys get rid of salt in your...

  19. Is this possible???
    ... Editor, I was struggling with high readings, even on diovan and a diuretic. Now on Atenolol 25 mg once a day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  20. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping?
    ... the Norvasc and trying something else. I also take Diovan which protects the kidneys but has proven not to help...
    ... the drug and it no longer works well. Happened with diovan too....
    ... just want to feel better. I am also taking 80 mg. of diovan at night. I want to see how things go. If my BP goes ... Glucotrol 7.5 XL PM Metoprolol Vytorin 40/10 Diovan 80 Aspirin 325...
    ... your BP during the day, you might want to take the Diovan in the AM. It has a relatively short half-life and...
    ... Pal. I was thinking about doing that! I also have diovan with a water pill added so I may try that in the morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucotrol Norvasc vytorin Aspirin Cartia Metoprolol Toprol

  21. ideas?
    ... on a diuretic but that did nothing for me. I take Diovan now and this is in a class of drugs that blocks a ... Maybe you should check with your doctor about taking Diovan . It comes alone or with a diuretic if needed. My pressure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  22. Effects of hctz and sweating and heat?
    ... doctor is treating him with hydrochlorothiazide and diovan . It has not gone down all the way on the low (or...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  23. Hi I am new. I want off bp meds. ??
    ... my bp down. then I went to another doc he put me on Diovan 80 mag. along with the altace. That was 6 months ago...
    ... non hypertensive levels. Altace is an ACEI and Diovan is an ARB. Neither one of them need to be weaned ... 120/80, then start cutting back or even quitting the Diovan . Monitor your home blood pressure. If you stop taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace

  24. Quit Again
    ... am taking the beta blocker 12.5 twice a day. Plus Diovan which helps my kidneys but only minimally does anything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  25. Think I may put myself back on BP meds
    ... usually pounding too. I am taking a beta blocker and diovan . I have discontinued my calcium channel blocker because...

  26. Probably a stupid question!
    ... I take Diovan and have had no noticeable side effects. I have been...

  27. Anyone with coat syndrome??
    ... they are normal. I was put on medication last year ( Diovan ). My doctor had me take my readings at home which ... told me to stop checking it everyday and that the Diovan was working and my blood pressure was normal. She...

  28. A question for men on Atenolol
    ... Is Diovan an Ace Inhibitor? I can't seem to find that info....
    ... Diovan is an ARB class drug. Many folks are put on these ... that can't handle the Ace cough. • Diovan is in a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor ... antagonists. Diovan prevents the constriction (narrowing) of blood vessels ... (veins and arteries). • Diovan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension ... ) and heart failure. • Diovan may also be used for purposes other than those listed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  29. Blood Pressure Readings
    ... pressure goes about 30 points. I have been taking Diovan for a year now and my last doctors visit a couple...
    ... you go to the Mall, be prepared. When a Novartis ( Diovan ) representative starts coming at you with his BP tester...
    ... because the medication I take for hypertension is DIOVAN . I knew I should have just walked away and not even...

  30. Just Started Diovan
    ... had problems with the side effects so they put me on Diovan 320 mg once a day. I have been taking it for over ... when I got home that day and it was lower. Hope the Diovan works for you.......
    ... I coughed on ACE inhibitors as well, and got onto Diovan with wonderful results. No side effects and with 160mg...
    ... only ACEIs or ARBs can help. I am splitting an 80mg Diovan --not an easy thing to do--however, I'm not sure the ... be careful about taking too much. I suggested the Diovan to my doctor based on some internet research (he must...
    ... informed, proactive patients! Good luck with the Diovan , and let us know how things go. zuzu xx...
    ... had problems with the side effects so they put me on Diovan 320 mg once a day. I have been taking it for over ... when I got home that day and it was lower. Hope the Diovan works for you.... He increased it just because it...
    ... Well, Diovan may be going to the big pharmacy in the sky. I've ... a sore throat, similar to my Benicar experience. Diovan has the added treat of giving my tongue a fuzzy green...
    ... I em on diovan 16o mg almost 9 months, I never developed any side ... conntact with water. I em not sure, if related to the diovan , but a never have same problem before, this start ... after 3 months of use. I find out that Diovan can have side effect of hives, but not sure if this ... are the hives. Try to live with it, because diovan is a first HBP medicine which don't give me any tiredness...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Benicar

  31. Info on weaning off of a beta blocker
    ... numbers are still around the 112/74. I am still on Diovan HCT. she gave me a lower doze and I'm hoping to get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  32. Trouble with Toprol XL
    ... acupril which gave me a cough. have been on hyzaar and diovan which after a while gave me horrible chest and left...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Hyzaar Lescol Lipitor Xanax Zocor

  33. Stopped Diovan--Hurrah!!
    ... and tried my little experiment. I have been off the Diovan for the last 2 weeks and my bp has stayed about the ... me know. I am not sure if they are replacing the Diovan 's work, but so far I feel the same as I felt with ... the Diovan . I have lost about 10 pounds and have tried to stay ... is mucho impossible. I was scared to get off the Diovan , but I just had to. And I don't regret it one bit ... too early to tell how my body will respond once the Diovan is completely out of my system, but so far--everything...
    ... Woohoo! Glad to hear that you were able to get off the Diovan and that your BP is doing well. I, too, was on...
    ... more about magnesium than I ever knew. Okay~I take Diovan and synthroid and a tiny dose of Ativan daily(to control...
    ... my chest. I sure hope it isn't the dropping of the diovan coming back to haunt me--my bp numbers right now are...
    ... little high, but I expected a bump after leaving the diovan , maybe this is it. Thanks for all the support, y...
    ... some reason. Either way, this is my 4th week off the Diovan and I am doing fine. My bp right now is 124/81. ...
    ... too skinny. I have been about a month off of the Diovan and though my pressure is borderline sometimes and...
    ... Hello, I am back. One month and counting off the Diovan and so far so so. My bp right now ranged from 140...
    ... ask you about something, I remember that you were on Diovan ? what side effects you got from this medication? I...
    ... The only side effects I remember with diovan were that I had a lower sexual drive and sleepiness ... though, that I always had this strange feeling that the diovan was not really doing anything for me. I can't explain ... my bp would have been the same. Once I left the diovan , my bp did not spike or anything. The results of ... leaving the diovan are at the beginning of this string. Good luck...
    ... Frank, For how long did you take Diovan ? I heard that sleepiness and tiredness go away after...
    ... info that has helped me a lot. Michael, I was on diovan for about 5 years. The side effects came and went ... . But to be fair to the diovan , it did have the fewest side effects of any of the ... of you keeping track of my updates since i left the diovan ....
    ... been keeping up with my reports after i dropped the diovan , I have Something else to report. I have had this...
    ... Hello Frank619, I take Diovan . I missed why you wanted to get off it? Bad side...
    ... Gretcheniam--my main reason for getting off the diovan was just suspicion. I originally got on it because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft lunesta Ativan Synthroid Potassium Atacand Vioxx Zantac

  34. Blood pressure levels
    ... My average readings now are 115/75. I have been on Diovan for a year and it is keeping my numbers lower than...
    ... borderline hypertensive. Your numbers are good on Diovan . If you have no side effects from the drug, I'd stay...

  35. SPIKE update and question?
    ... thank you for your input! redherring~yes I do take Diovan 80mg once a day. Sometimes I wonder if it does ANYthing ... tempted to quit it and stay on just Ativan ;) Can Diovan be stopped cold turkey? I am one of those who was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Synthroid

  36. How dangerous are SPIKES?
    ... spikes on all 3 meds I have taken-Tenormin-Accupril-and Diovan . When I have one anxiety sets in and automatically ... was 204/103~I flipped my wig! Part of it is that my Diovan is not working anymore and the other part is that ... report what happened~he is the one who refilled my Diovan just last week. I wanted to request a new med~I called...
    ... rider, First order of business is to replace the Diovan . I don't get any control from an ARB either so I understand ... waste the money by taking something IN ADDITON to Diovan .(Of course that's what your doctor will try to push ... get your BP lower. Get some thiazide and sell the Diovan on e-bay!:D...
    ... spikes on all 3 meds I have taken-Tenormin-Accupril-and Diovan . When I have one anxiety sets in and automatically ... was 204/103~I flipped my wig! Part of it is that my Diovan is not working anymore and the other part is that ... report what happened~he is the one who refilled my Diovan just last week. I wanted to request a new med~I called...
    ... get that high every day? Part of it is that my Diovan is not working anymore and the other part is that...
    ... spikes before on Tenormin~but these latest ones with Diovan have been the worst. I become so frightened when they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril tenormin Ativan

  37. Messing with my hbp meds
    ... with the calcuim channel blocker I'm taking. I tried Diovan by itself back in the beginning and didn't get any...
    ... tiazac - the question is what else with it. I tried Diovan by itself when I was just starting the road to medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Clonidine Hyzaar Lotrel tiazac Benicar

  38. Cozaar Cough??
    ... effect profile. It's also reasonably priced. Perhaps diovan is another possibility....
    ... Benicar cough but believed me. He gave me a script for Diovan . I want the Beniar out of my system before I try...
    ... month I'll start again on either the Benicar or the Diovan to see what happens. Do any of you ARB coughers think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril

  39. Atacand~anyone heard of it?
    ... white coat was happy. The doc thinks I should stay on Diovan (which works for me sometimes and sometimes not). We ... of it~but gave me ATACAND instead and a script for Diovan . I am a little disappointed~I was ready to try something ... I try the free sample~or just skip it and get the Diovan refilled? He had a closet of samples as big as an...
    ... red-rider, I think the Diovan , Benicar and Atacand are peas in a pod...not much ... stick them in the drawer for a time you run out of the DIOVAN . Gee, I wonder why he pushes the Diovan so hard...
    ... makes all the difference. For now~Im stuck with more Diovan . The docs are definitely "romanced" by the pharm reps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Ativan Benicar

  40. High BP in the mornings.
    ... than when I sit up. Hard to figure out. I'm taking diovan AM & PM with a water pill added in the morning. I...

  41. Prime Example of White Coat Syndrome
    ... Accupril and got "the cough". For the past year~it's been Diovan . It's not working. I only have enough to last me till...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril tenormin

  42. Question about Ativan?
    ... 150's over 90's and my pulse was over 100. I take Diovan which is not lowering my bp~but adding Ativan did...
    ... ...all data claims it lowers it. For me-maybe the Diovan I take for my bp is not mixing well with it. The Klonopin...
    ... ...all data claims it lowers it. For me-maybe the Diovan I take for my bp is not mixing well with it. The Klonopin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan tenormin Klonopin Synthroid Armour

  43. Are store machines accurate?
    ... NEVER comfortable having my BP taken in public. I take Diovan 80mg and it usually keeps me in the 130's-140's over...
    ... NEVER comfortable having my BP taken in public. I take Diovan 80mg and it usually keeps me in the 130's-140's over...
    ... NEVER comfortable having my BP taken in public. I take Diovan 80mg and it usually keeps me in the 130's-140's over...

  44. How do I really know if I have Hypertension?
    ... considerably lower and feel fine. How high a dose of Diovan are you taking? And are you taking the one with HCT ... or just the Diovan ? I don't know much about that med, but maybe someone...
    ... To: UFF-DA! I have no side effects from the Diovan . I was taking 160 mg but my doctor increased it to ... it is because I am tired to begin with. I just take Diovan and not the one with the HCT. I was given a diuretic ... before and it did nothing for me. The Diovan seems to be working out for me. I have not been bringing...
    ... To: UFF-DA! I have no side effects from the Diovan . I was taking 160 mg but my doctor increased it to ... it is because I am tired to begin with. I just take Diovan and not the one with the HCT. I was given a diuretic ... before and it did nothing for me. The Diovan seems to be working out for me. I have not been bringing...
    ... issue again with the doctor. If I just stop taking the Diovan will my blood pressure spike??...
    ... Was your BP 130/80 before the doctor increased your Diovan to 360 mg or was that a check after you'd already ... but not as high a dosage as you are now taking. If Diovan can safely be split, I would personally do that for...
    ... physical a few weeks ago. At that time my daily dose of Diovan was 160mg. The nurse took it as soon as I had walked ... LDL 65, HDL 38. I have no side effects from the Diovan and I have noticed no difference since the dosage...
    ... require medication. I have no side effects from the Diovan so that is not a problem but I do have to pay for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  45. Opinions on my numbers?
    ... like 170/90... still way too high. So, now I take Diovan 160/25 every day. My BP is consistently between...
    ... I take Diovan 80mg~my numbers are almost always in the 130's/80 ... soon and I am contemplating just asking for a refill( Diovan ). All I keep hearing is that it's the one with no ... and occasional anxiety~dont know if this is due to Diovan or not? Mine is never 115/75 like the "Oprah expert...
    ... [QUOTE=red-rider]I take Diovan 80mg~my numbers are almost always in the 130's/80 ... soon and I am contemplating just asking for a refill( Diovan ). All I keep hearing is that it's the one with no ... and occasional anxiety~dont know if this is due to Diovan or not? Mine is never 115/75 like the "Oprah expert ... R.The next thing to try would be to simply up the Diovan dose to 160 mg. I think you'd do alright with that ... . And, yes, the tiredness could be from the Diovan . Pal...
    ... Duh, that HAD to be a typo - 160 over 25? 25??? Diovan 160/25 = 160 mg Diovan + 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide...
    ... [QUOTE=Uff-Da!]Diovan 160/25 = 160 mg Diovan + 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide Yeah...sorry about...
    ... [QUOTE=Uff-Da!]Diovan 160/25 = 160 mg Diovan + 25 mg hydrochlorothiazide I am such a flake lately...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  46. Checking blood pressure
    ... my arm. So I probably do have "WHITE COAT." I take Diovan for hypertension. Next time I go to the doctor's I...

  47. Has anyone QUIT Diovan?
    ... I tried diovan and it did nothing for me. I am currently taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem tiazac

  48. Beta Blockers - Feeling Sorry For Myself
    ... it worked well but gave me "the cough". I am now on Diovan and although the side effects are few,it has not lowered...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril tenormin

  49. Hyperstension medication and exercise
    ... I am 2 weeks into my Diovan dosage. I take 80 mg, but the dr. told me to just ... light-headed with a very high pulse rate. I know diovan is an ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker). I know ... constricing the blood vessels. I am figuring that the Diovan , is blocking my natural need to constrict during exercise...
    ... I am 2 weeks into my Diovan dosage. I take 80 mg, but the dr. told me to just ... light-headed with a very high pulse rate. I know diovan is an ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker). I know ... constricing the blood vessels. I am figuring that the Diovan , is blocking my natural need to constrict during exercise...
    ... Axlmed, A couple thoughts: Diovan is not a strong hypertensive and the usual starting...
    ... pills today. i'm going to give it a week. before diovan at rest i was 150/100. now at rest i'm 120+/7+. ...

  50. Did anyone watch Oprah today?
    ... blood pressure and said the ideal was 115/75! I am on Diovan 80mg and mine is never that low. I have readings of...
    ... blood pressure and said the ideal was 115/75! I am on Diovan 80mg and mine is never that low. I have readings of...
    ... blood pressure and said the ideal was 115/75! I am on Diovan 80mg and mine is never that low. I have readings of...
    ... almost sent me to the hospital,it changed me forever. Diovan has helped but I am no where near 115/75. How can...

  51. Wine
    ... I take 320MG of Diovan once a day for hypertension. The question I have is ... doctors visit my bp was 130/80. I was taking 160MG of Diovan and the doctor increased the dosage. I am wondering...

  52. Doctor got mad
    ... My friend asked his doctor if he could try Diovan and get off of Metoprolol because it was ruining his...
    ... My friend asked his doctor if he could try Diovan and get off of Metoprolol because it was ruining his...
    ... ccb when you get a doctor who agrees to let you try Diovan ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Toprol Nifedipine

  53. Stopping Atenolol
    ... said to see how it goes for a few weeks then half my Diovan HCT and then get off them. I feel so much better already ... coming off Toprol and hope to get off the Diovan as well. I read all the labels for sodium content...
    ... vision problems (blurring) with Actenlol? I am on diovan twice and day and the doctor added actenolol and now...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Atenolol

  54. Norvasc and Depression
    ... stuck in the 140/100 range. My doctor switched me to Diovan HCT with no change in BP but I was fatigued. Then...
    ... wonder if I could take less Norvasc? Before I was on Diovan , which worked well in the beginning but had no effect ... running in the high 170's. I still take an 80 mg. diovan tablet at night because the doctor loves it for my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hyzaar Norvasc

  55. White coat at home
    ... anxiety begins and wham it's high! I am almost out of Diovan and need to go next week for a change of meds~I am...

  56. Diovan or any other ARB med
    ... I take Diovan 160mg- I love it. Excellent BP control with NO side...
    ... I took Diovan for a while and it didn't do anything for my blood...

  57. is teveten a good high blood preasure med?
    ... diuretic is usually very effective. I myself take an ARB ( Diovan ) and it gives me great control all by itself. Apart...
    Medications also discussed in this post: teveten

  58. ARB's, Thiazides and Beta Blockers a safe combo?
    ... What started out as Diovan 80, has turned into Diovan 160 with a diuretic, and now added to that, Atenolol...
    ... yourself taking it long term, you could drop the ARB ( Diovan ) for a month or two and record your numbers. Best...
    ... My diuretic is part of the Diovan pill. 12.5. It is included and to be honest, since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  59. Atenolol
    ... I have been on Diovan twice a day, the morning pill has the water pill added ... so the doc put me on atenolol in addition to the Diovan . Now I'm reading all the stuff on this board and am...
    ... the pressure went up soon after and she added the Diovan with the water pill added. I don't think it works...
    ... noticed blood pressure going up again and dr. added the diovan with the water pill. Went down a little and now it ... again. I took the diazide for over 20 years. The diovan has 1/2 the amount of diruetic than the dyazide. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Dyazide Glucotrol Xanax

  60. Why would Hypertension return?
    ... too fast, and a few others before finally getting on Diovan . Time went by and the weight came back on and on ... carb diet), and my Doc started weaning me off the Diovan . By August I was 40# less, with 20# of fat left to ... lose, but I was off the Diovan . My BP was holding at a nice 105/70. The BP continued ... and here I am with hypertension again? I'm back on Diovan at 160mg dose rather than the 80mg dose I was on prior ... And now we've added a Calcium Blocker since the Diovan doesn't seem to be doing a whole lot now. My BP is...

  61. Altace Discontinuation
    ... with Altace I don't like giving it up. I had tried Diovan in the past and it really didn't do much to lower...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace

  62. HCTZ Inderal and polycethemia???
    ... cholesterol. things seem to be resolving since i began diovan last month, Also does any one know if a reaction to...
    ... is improving,I so far have had great results with diovan , My GP also prescribed atenolol but i havent taken ... it since the diovan seems to be doing the trick, I have been on diovan...
    ... system. If you are getting good results with the diovan , I'd say don't take the atenolol just for high blood...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Inderal Atenolol Toprol

  63. Altace
    ... tried in the past Cardizem, Toprol, Maxide, Vasotec, Diovan . All the different classes of bp drugs. None really...
    ... Lot's o' fun! :D Had to abandon it and switched to Diovan (straight, non HCTZ) and okay now. zuzu x...
    ... stomach hurt, etc. ARBS didn't help me at all. Tried Diovan , bp didn't come down....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Cardizem Toprol Vasotec

  64. From Blood Pressure Spiking To Low Blood Pressure
    ... doctor, I went to an endocrinologist. I am taking Diovan 160 and Clonidine. She suggested that I stop using...
    ... clonidine and see if you can get bp control with just the Diovan . Maybe start by just taking your bedtime dose, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  65. Hot Flashes on Atenolol
    ... trying another med. I tried 6 times until I got the Diovan hct it's perfect for me..Lisa...

  66. My Results Using Diovan Only
    ... I take straight Diovan and get great results also, without regard to food...
    ... careful about potassium supplementation with either Diovan or Benicar....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Potassium

  67. Altace Quit Working?
    ... experiencing more and more side effects. I tried Diovan prior to the Altace and really didn’t get any result...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace

  68. Newbie with questions
    ... I have been on Toprol XL 100mg and Diovan HCT 12.5mg (1 each a day) for 5 years. BP has usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  69. Sick of the side effects!!!
    ... crushed by a steam roller. :) I finally settled on Diovan 80mg. for the past few years, not feeling like death ... again. Little by little the doc boosted my meds to: Diovan /Hct. 160/25mg., Clonidine .01mg., Norvasc 5 and then ... stopped the Norvasc and the Clonidine, but kept me on Diovan /Hct. 160/25mg. in morning and added Toprol 100mg. ... deformed. I read that someone else had this problem with Diovan so I stopped taking it. Has anyone else had this problem ... ? Is this associated with the Diovan or the Toprol. Doc didn’t think much of it, but...
    ... stopped the Norvasc and the Clonidine, but kept me on Diovan /Hct. 160/25mg. in morning and added Toprol 100mg. ... deformed. I read that someone else had this problem with Diovan so I stopped taking it. Has anyone else had this problem ... ? Is this associated with the Diovan or the Toprol. Doc didn’t think much of it, but ... Norvasc even while you were on a good healthy dose of Diovan HCT. So, I'd expect the same thing with an ACE CCB...
    ... machine, it's been 130-140/90-100 since I stopped the Diovan , at the doctors office it was below 120/80 (with the ... Diovan /Hct 160mg). It's always higher at home though. Maybe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Lipitor Norvasc Toprol aceon hydrochlorothiazide

  70. Favorite ARBS
    ... I've been taking Diovan for nearly 6 weeks, first 80 then 160 mgs, and my...
    ... from Benicar. I don't know how Benicar compares to Diovan though. From what I've read, Benicar seems to be...
    ... that time. Before Benicar I took ARBs Micardis and Diovan . They both gave me good control for 6 to 8 hours and...
    ... If Diovan 160 has not brought my bp down in a little over 6...
    ... comes in a form with HCTZ. The ARBs currently are: Diovan (valsartan), Atacand (candesartan), Cozaar (losartan...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cozaar Hyzaar Atacand Atenolol Avapro Cardura Norvasc

  71. Side effects of Diovan
    ... seems like a logical thing to try next. As far as Diovan causing you to go to the bathroom.... The science...
    ... Diovan made my heart flutter really bad! I now take Toprol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Toprol

  72. What is NORMAL anyway
    ... took the doctor almost a year before he put me on Diovan . Now my home readings average 115/75 and no higher...

  73. Could this be related to Diovan HCT
    ... well as word forgetfullness. Now I'm taking plain Diovan without the HCT and still noticing it. I was thinking...
    ... Lizabug- It's possible, but Diovan is unlikely to be the problem. It's one of the BP ... potassium levels had plunged. I'm on straight Diovan now with zero side effects. zuzu xx...
    ... you reported. IMHO, you should try straight up Diovan (no HCTZ). This will also eliminate the need for...
    ... This morning I took straight Diovan . I'm not sure if it is white coat syndrome or not...
    ... One heads up: If you continue to take the STRAIGHT Diovan , please discontinue the potassium supplementation...
    ... I don't plan to. The only meds I have taken was Diovan (straight, no HCTZ) 160mg. Thanks for your concern...
    ... I take Diovan daily and have been for 2 years for HBP. I do get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  74. I Quit
    ... figure it's safe to stop my medication. I was on Diovan 80mg (1x day) Metoprolol 50mg (2x day) Inspra 25mg...
    ... figure it's safe to stop my medication. I was on Diovan 80mg (1x day) Metoprolol 50mg (2x day) Inspra 25mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Toprol

  75. Question (hypertension)
    ... me feeling tired and depressed all the time and the Diovan is giving me headaches. I personally think the cure...


  76. Pages :1 2 3 4 5 6 7