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  1. horse chestnut for veins + will it affect bp?
    ... traindications for someone who has mild hypertension, takes Diovan , and occasionally takes a NSAID for pain? Thanks....

  2. PAIN from an ARB?
    ... - talked to my mother last night, she has been on diovan for as long as she can remember, and after i asked...
    ... I want it to damage my heart. I am currently on Diovan 80mg, Metoprolol 50mg (2xday) Inspra 25mg and I started ... didn't notice the aches but as soon as I was put on Diovan and Metoprolol my aches and pains started. Aslo...
    ... I want it to damage my heart. I am currently on Diovan 80mg, Metoprolol 50mg (2xday) Inspra 25mg and I started ... didn't notice the aches but as soon as I was put on Diovan and Metoprolol my aches and pains started. Aslo...
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  3. METOPROLOL Blood Pressure medicine...Listen to This ???????
    ... heterization revealed no blockages tenorman prescribed with diovan . months later my thyroid has quit working and i am ... blockers. By the way, none of the betas lowered my BP Diovan so far has been great, Take your dad to a different...
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  4. Anyone take Avapro or Diovan?
    ... Diovan and Avapro are both ARBs, which are generally well ... I don't have much experience with ARBs, I tried Diovan and it didn't do anything for me. You've said you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Benicar

  5. diovan atenolol and lipitor
    ... and a lot of drugs that can interact. First off: Diovan and Tenormin (atenolol) aren't the best choice together ... teetotal for awhile. I think perhaps something like Diovan and HCTZ might give you what you want since the Diovan...
    ... have tried OODLES of BP meds and to be honest the Diovan worked really well for me except for Cozaar. I presently ... now when needed and it is just a wee bit better than Diovan in my opinion (speaking for me). But we are all different...
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  6. Diovan raising bp ?
    ... causes bp problems. Maybe increasing the dosage of Diovan will bring down your bp. My body reacts oddly....
    ... can elevate your BP as well. Don't fret yet. 80mg Diovan wasn't enough to bring my BP down to acceptable levels...
    ... sans pain and cold meds. Is it safe to break the Diovan in half to titrate up? I've taken Maxide in the ... beholden to a diuretic. Thought, I do notice that the Diovan seems to make me urinate somewhat more often than...
    ... Is it safe to break the Diovan in half to titrate up?...
    ... I was going to try titrating up to 120 with the Diovan before going to the full 160....
    ... I went to doctor last week, upped Diovan to 160 MGs I think last Thursday. BP has not come ... down. This is after taking Diovan 80 mg for nearly 3 weeks. I have to go and fill prescriptio...
    ... Same thing happened to me. Diovan 80 mg wasn't lowing my pressure enough..It was oivering...
    ... takes for effect to "wear off". I tried going off Diovan a couple of times (just for fun (LOL) to see what...
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  7. Med Question
    ... Do all BP meds cause weight gain? I am on Diovan , Metoprolol, Inspra & Lasix. I have been trying to...
    ... Do all BP meds cause weight gain? I am on Diovan , Metoprolol, Inspra & Lasix. I have been trying to...
    ... was put on it I can't seem to lose it. I am on Diovan 80mg, Lopressor 50mg (2x a day) and Inspra. For the...
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  8. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... better from side effect point. I find on web side for Diovan , Lotrel and couple other from a ACE inhibitors group...
    ... ARBS) seem to have the least side effects. (Cozaar, Diovan , Benicar et al). The ARBS are not dis-similar to ACE...
    ... better from side effect point. I find on web side for Diovan , Lotrel and couple other from a ACE inhibitors group...
    ... TASOSARTAN (VERDIA) TELMISARTAN (MICARDIS) VALSARTAN ( DIOVAN , *DIOVAN HCT) * indicates the addition of hydrochlorothi...
    ... I started Diovan 80 mg about 5 days ago. How long does it take to see...
    ... I too had tried other BP meds before I got to Diovan . With Diovan, your BP should be at the #s you ... Side effects do not appear to be dose dependant with Diovan . zuzu xx...
    ... have low side effects. I take 20mg Benicar. She takes Diovan . Good Luck, Jay...
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  9. Quit my Diovan this week
    ... Good luck Cyndee, my post is about getting off the Diovan too. I am going to. I've already dropped Pravachol ... experiences. But the next one to go for me is the Diovan , no matter what. I will probably wean off of it, ... more scared of paralysis or coma type stuff. But the Diovan has to go. I will not be a prisoner to the pharmaceutical...
    ... the sudden feel better. BTW, my husband is on Diovan , and he's taking the highest dosage. And he feels...
    ... Do docs warn of stroke possibility when weaning off Diovan ? I have just started 80 mg....
    ... BTW, my husband is on Diovan , and he's taking the highest dosage. And he feels...
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  10. switching meds to find the right one, is it safe?
    ... three, urinary frequency), and now I'm willing to try Diovan . I've been told by one person that Diovan has ... wondering if all this switching is good. I am hoping Diovan will prove to be the one that I can stay on without...
    ... are coming off of Avapro, you can dive right into Diovan without a problem. (Both are ARBs). Hope you do ... well on the Diovan . It's the one that finally worked for me (160mg- non...
    ... few medications as well as a few doctor swiches. If Diovan gives you problems, you may want to try Benicar. They...
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  11. How Low is Too Low?
    ... My BP was up about 150/90 and my MD put me on Diovan . I had some improvement, 135/85, but my MD wasnâ...
    ... Are you on BOTH Altace and Diovan ? A BP of 106/61 is great IF you don't have any side...
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  12. Thinking about quitting my Diovan
    ... I've been on several and currently am on 80 mg. of Diovan . I've had borderline blood pressure since I've gained ... weight -- my BP readings were always 140/90-ish. On Diovan , my readings are 120/80s. I really want to quit ... my Diovan . I'm sick of being on medication. Has anyone just...
    ... I have been on Diovan for about a year. I take 160 mg once a day. I also ... 135/88. I have no noticeable side effects from the Diovan and now my readings range from 110/70 to 125/84. Why ... do you want to stop the Diovan ? Do you have side effects?? I would check with your...
    ... lose any weight (I lost 50 pounds before being on Diovan ). I would change to a natural alternative, such as...
    ... a bit...there's a post called "Has anyone dropped Diovan " (talk about coincidence!)...
    ... that I have had no noticeable side effects from the Diovan .. Before the Diovan the doctor tried me on Lisinopril ... and ended up in the ER and that was the end of the Diovan . They put me on a diuretic but that did nothing except...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  13. bad muscle pain on movement with all bp tablets. HELP
    ... Try Benicar if you have not already. I was on Diovan for many moons and I was lethargic and had horrible ... My blood pressures have plummeted from 140/90 on Diovan to 115/68 (the lowest reading) on Benicar. Better...
    ... that you may have on your list of American meds are Diovan , Cozzar, Avapro, Atacand, and Micardis. Benicar is...
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  14. Garlic = decrease in blood pressure
    ... kidding..I do eat alot of garlic and still I'm on Diovan . I'm still going to try to get off these meds but...

  15. Zip/ZuZp weight gain on diovan without HZT
    ... my heart rate up (and again, I am only on straight Diovan ). What is the strategy? Should one simply train as...

  16. Anyone else taking Toprol feel this?
    ... anything different I can take in place of it. I'm also on Diovan 80mg and Lasix 20mg. I'm not too sure about Diovan...
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  17. Home blood pressure monitor
    ... innaccurate "adjusted number". BTW, since dropping Diovan and starting Benicar, I feel great. Not so much fatigue ... routinely >140 Systolic and > 90 Diastolic on the Diovan . Thanks for any feedback you can be on the monitor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  18. Hyzaar
    ... days now. I'm popping results into the "... dropped DIOVAN " thread....

  19. BP meds and side effects
    ... pharmaceutical literature for all the ARBS, it appears that DIOVAN has the absolute least side effects in the entire ... IBS and have no problems (bowel or otherwise!) on Diovan , but DID on beta blockers, diuretics and ACE inhibitors ... appear anywhere that I can see in the monographs for Diovan . And yes, switching drugs within class sometimes...
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  20. SYSTOLIC vs. DIASTOLIC
    ... smackeroos to access...(More than 3 month's supply of my Diovan !). A lot of articles I DID manage to read, refer...

  21. I caved!!!
    ... still not taking the zetia but I started back on the diovan tues morn. It is now the 3rd day on them. I have not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  22. ? about lisinopril
    ... have had people hospitalized because of this. I take Diovan now and this medication has had no side effects and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  23. What's with this?
    ... I stopped taking my Diovan on 1/14 because the insurance company dropped it....
    ... d expect the Benicar 20's to be stronger than the Diovan 80's. But, this varies so much per individual. Also ... eliminated differently (Benicar is 50/50 renal/liver; Diovan is 10/90). These drugs tend to work more in an on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  24. Stopping HRT reduced blood pressure
    ... am currently taking two blood pressure medicines, Diovan and Clonidine. Previously, I was taking HRT and having...
    ... am currently taking two blood pressure medicines, Diovan and Clonidine. Previously, I was taking HRT and having...
    ... medicines and had bad reactions to most of them. The diovan and clonidine seem to agree with me the best, but...
    ... medicines and had bad reactions to most of them. The diovan and clonidine seem to agree with me the best, but...
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  25. How do you wean off beta blockers?
    ... were 10 times worse than the weaning off of. I am off diovan hct and zetia since monday no problems so far..Lisa...
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  26. Dropped Diovan and started Benicar today--should I exercise?
    ... I dropped the 80 mg of Diovan with a 12.5 diuretic as of last night and started ... diuretic--because my insurance company dropped the Diovan . I am okay with that because I have been having ... some continuous muscle pain since being on Diovan . I exercised 5 days a week for almost 7 months and ... be the HCTZ kept me dehydrated or it could be the diovan itself.My guess is the HCTZ. Thus, I expect you'll ... stroke out on the elliptical today. I suppose that the Diovan will take a while to get out of my system anyway,...
    ... I dropped the 80 mg of Diovan with a 12.5 diuretic as of last night and started ... diuretic--because my insurance company dropped the Diovan . I am okay with that because I have been having ... some continuous muscle pain since being on Diovan . I exercised 5 days a week for almost 7 months and ... be the HCTZ kept me dehydrated or it could be the diovan itself. Anyway, I started on a fairly low dose ... stroke out on the elliptical today. I suppose that the Diovan will take a while to get out of my system anyway,...
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  27. my bp check in.
    ... If it goes any higher than I will go back on the Diovan hct and just have acceptance. I'm still going to try...
    ... Moxie, Have you tried Diovan without HCT? 130/88 is probably OK. But, straight ... Diovan will be most likely free of any side-effects. And...
    ... meds I have to take the better ;) . Right now my diovan has the hctz in it..Lisa :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  28. Early hyper tension -- any suggestions
    ... dived but it caused muscle pain. So then I tried Diovan and now Benicar. If I could lose the weight and...
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  29. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright?
    ... care. But I have not read anything really bad about Diovan 's side effects--which I am also taking. I just hate ... doing this. The other day I accidentally took 2 diovan and I did this 2 times in the course of a week. I ... drop these 2 sizes that I have gained from being on diovan . I have upped my cardio from 5 miles to 8-10 miles...
    ... re right to be concerned. Some on this board use diovan without side effects. I've not personally tried diovan...
    ... frank - are you on straight diovan or is it combined with a diuretic? I gained a lot ... come off since i quit taking it my mother is on diovan with hctz & she gained weight but there are a lot...
    ... care. But I have not read anything really bad about Diovan 's side effects--which I am also taking. I just hate ... trust any doctors out there... I stopped taking diovan last year (Oct. 2004) and im doing fine,i dont know ... sugar is normal too, 84, the highest is 140, without diovan im doing great, sometimes my blood sugar is 115/74...
    ... [QUOTE=iRC aDiKz]I stopped taking diovan last year (Oct. 2004) and im doing fine,i dont know ... sugar is normal too, 84, the highest is 140, without diovan im doing great, sometimes my blood sugar is 115/74...
    ... asked about what else I was taking and and my 160 Diovan also has HCT 12.5 in there. When I ask my doctor...
    ... It has been since Monday that I have not taken my diovan hct and my zetia. So far my BP is normal but a few...
    ... here!) To counteract the angiotensin-2 blocker ( Diovan ) you are probably making more chymase and renin to...
    ... all know how that goes. I originally got put on the Diovan because one night I had had major heartburn or acid ... but then he said my bp was elevated and he put me on diovan --all the stress tests came out negative... has this...
    ... said okay--go ahead. WOW. Tomorrow I start on the diovan without hctz. We'll see how that goes. One more...
    ... out okay, I am going to ask my doctor to lower my diovan a whole bunch. I am currently taking 320mgs a day...
    ... I was Diovan for about 8 days and felt terrible the whole time...
    ... giving me extra incentive to start getting rid of the Diovan earlier than I had originally thought to do....
    ... If I am doing well, i will proceed to get off the diovan . IF not, well, I'll have alot of thinking to do....
    ... hypertension. I figure that if I were to drop the Diovan now--possibly even the dosage--they will skyrocket...
    ... And I am never going on a statin again. Now, the Diovan is another story. Dropping this one could be dangerous...
    ... 88 is tolerable and if you can hold it without the Diovan , more power to you. For thiazide users, you are...
    ... Ooh, now this scares me. I just started Diovan about a month ago. Took maxide, cardizem, beta blocker ... at various times over past 7 years. Hated them all. Diovan no side effects. Not sure it has dropped my bp enough ... worthwhile but still waiting to see. Now you say that Diovan withdrawal can cause strokes! Egads. What is that...
    ... said that stroke was a possibility if I dropped the Diovan . Whether this means that I personally was on my way ... Now, the people on these boards who have quit Diovan and other meds, are actually giving me courage to ... I am on the verge of doing just that. Dropping the diovan altogether. I will be drawing my blood work on Friday...
    ... been higher than normal. I stopped maxide and started Diovan 80 then upped to 160 about 6 weeks ago, but bp has ... currently have could have something to do with taking the Diovan . Does anyone else have respiratory side effects with...
    ... This from the Novartis Prescribing information for Diovan .) Primary reasons though for discontinuing Diovan...
    ... Lotensin about three years ago, so they switched me to Diovan and it had been alright. I am not sure if it is because ... of the diovan or this mysterious winter illness I developed a short ... while ago. The doctors have been increasing my diovan for the last three years and my bp does not go down ... still do not see any big impact. Now, if I go off the diovan , would my bp spiral upwards? We will see. But, it ... the lifestyle changes i had made. Maybe it is the diovan !!! I am so desperate that I am considering fasting...
    ... on hbp meds: A nurse friend of mine told me that diovan has a two hour potency period and from then on it ... well start thinking about it if I am going to drop diovan . This would explain why infections, allergies and...
    ... Thanks for the #s on Diovan . I am definitely keeping an eye on my daily stress ... culprit. Those of you who have gone off the diovan ----what can I expect? What should I do to prepare...
    ... esearchers just do not have enough data yet? It seems like diovan has few side effects that people are really worried...
    ... These sound okay but I actually forgot to take my diovan yesterday. And I feel a bit weird right now. All ... her for a long time. So you see, one day without Diovan and my dreams were ten times better. I talked ... which would enable me to decide whether to drop the diovan or not. Now, I know all of you have been waiting...
    ... to tell him is this: I want him to wean me off the diovan over the next two months. Go from 320 to 160 to 80 ... be on some very light anti-depressant and not the diovan or any other med like that. But that is just my theory...
    ... Hey ya all : I just got off Diovan was taking it with Toprol xl for h.b.p. it works ... my doc gave me paxil as I got palpitations from Diovan , the paxil made me sick (real sick) and I dumped it ... right away!! I then dumped the Diovan - and guess what, the palpitations stopped. Im with...
    ... I have been taking Diovan HCT, dosage has varied through the years, since July ... rate is above normal. Doc thought because the HCT in Diovan might be causing dehydration. He also thought high ... possible. Doc started me on Toprol XL and took me off Diovan HCT cold turkey at the same time Feb 06. My BP immediately ... and scared me nearly to death so I started on the Diovan again. Doc said it was probably withdrawal from Diovan ... was fine with him. Since reading on the board that Diovan could keep a person from losing weight I decided to ... try it. I am taking myself off Diovan starting today, June 10. I am hoping to be able to...
    ... years so had to act fast [long story] but here's about Diovan and Enalapril......> I have a 5x refillable for ... 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...
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  30. Just diagnosed Questions
    ... ARB better? Give them a call and maybe Cozaar or Diovan is a "preferred" drug in their formulary. Very often...
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  31. Another Diovan Question
    ... I'm a big fan of Diovan so I know what you mean when you say you'd like to...
    ... monograph notwithstanding, my personal experience with Diovan is astounding. Untreated BP- 160's-180/high 90...

  32. Hydrochlorothiazide - How does this work?
    ... I feel a lot like you do. I am on diovan /hcdz and sometimes I get worse on the medication. ... rate is still up there. The more they increase the diovan the worse i feel. Can you have too much and still...

  33. I did something stupid.
    ... I could not remember if I took my diovan hct this am and i took another one. Sheesh i am lethargic...
    ... ibuprofen that are next to my bed and what do I grab but 2 Diovan and swallow the darn things :) . I scream after realizing...
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  34. renin levels
    ... number (90-105). He put me on Inspra in addition to Diovan , Lopressor and Lasix. The Cardiologist just increased...
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  35. Diovan Info. needed
    ... various meds (one man's meat...) but I take 160mg Diovan once a day and have excellent BP control with zero ... preferred" drug on its formulary list and although Diovan is covered I pay a premium for it! Is this the ... effects of all the hypertension meds. I got to Diovan through much trial and error and angst. Other classes ... that most people on this board tolerate the ARBs ( Diovan , Cozaar, Benicar etc.) very well. zuzu xx...
    ... I take Diovan 160mg once a day and my bp is under control and I ... from it. I have heard nothing but good news regarding Diovan ....
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  36. Anyone with Benicar or Avapro experience
    ... My lovely insurance company just notified me that Diovan was being taken off the preferred drug list so I will ... change or pay it all myself...no biggie, I think my Diovan was causing some significant lethargy and muscle pain...
    ... little more potent and has better 24 hour control than Diovan . So, IMHO, it's a better choice anyway (aside from ... Each medication has two versions - plain, vanilla ( Diovan , Benicar, Avapro, Cozaar) and HCTZ versions (Diovan...
    ... the doctor's call...BenicarHCT. I wonder if the Diovan hasn't been causing weight gain or retention. My...
    ... I wonder if the Diovan hasn't been causing weight gain or retention. My ... week religiously would drop some weight.Are you on Diovan HCT or plain Diovan? One of my experiments was Hyzaar...
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  37. Diovan HCT & Seaweed
    ... I am on Diovan HCT and eat seaweed salads all the time at my favorite...

  38. I need some med advice from my buds.
    ... I was thinking of stopping my Diovan Hct 160/12.5 once in the morning and just taking HCTZ...
    ... I was thinking of stopping my Diovan Hct 160/12.5 once in the morning and just taking HCTZ ... question is why would you want to do this? Is the Diovan HCT not working? If it's not working, then by all ... good thing about the combo you are on is that the Diovan is protective against diabetes. Remember, if you ... this, wait at least one week (preferably two) for the Diovan to flush out of your system before evaluating. What ... And, your BP will then gradually increase as the Diovan flushes out. I can't say for sure where you'll end...
    ... term treatment with diueretics. If I am not mistaken, Diovan is one of the newer class of drugs for hypertension...
    ... have caused terrible side effects. My BP on the Diovan HCT is the only one that has worked for me. I really ... the ARB and the diuretic together. I did not take my Diovan HCT today and took the HCTZ last night and this morning ... I really have no side effects whatsoever on the Diovan HCT and think it has worked really well for me. You ... posted. I have a sneaking suspiscion I will be back on Diovan again as this may not work but it's worth a try.....
    ... aspects of both, but that's a "probably." I think if Diovan alone gives the best response you are high renin, ... isn't particulary useful is the cost. Ten Years of Diovan will cost you upwards of $6,000...10 years of HCTZ...
    ... erscription plan but i stilll pay 20 every 2 months for the Diovan . I want to save money and it does matter but if it...
    ... effects..I have a sneaking suspiscion I will be back on Diovan again as this may not work but it's worth a try.Best...
    ... fatigued muscularly as well as mentally. Going off the diovan HCT and upping my HCTZ from 12.5 to 50 for one day ... maybe I will try to get the doc to just give me the diovan without the hct the next time. Thanks to all for your...
    ... fatigued muscularly as well as mentally. Going off the diovan HCT and upping my HCTZ from 12.5 to 50 for one day ... maybe I will try to get the doc to just give me the diovan without the hct the next time.I think this is an excellent...
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  39. Not to beat a dead horse, but White Coat
    ... muttered inaudibly as he writes out prescriptions for Diovan , Norvasc, Calan, Capoten, and atenolol. Despite...
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  40. Monotherapy
    ... day. It is a very weak ARB with a short half-life. Diovan seems to be the most popular ARB. I believe Benicar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cozaar Hyzaar

  41. Hypertension--Damage
    ... listened to my heart with a stethoscope. I was put on Diovan . I keep reading that hypertension can cause an enlarged ... were normal or high normal range and now with the diovan they are even lower. I have to see the Doctor in March...

  42. Hypertension diagnosis
    ... My doctor put me on Diovan last January for hypertension. My home readings ranged...

  43. Anyone heard of RESPeRATE?
    ... approved by the FDA. My husband has just been put on Diovan to lower his BP and we're not sure if this is also...

  44. Does High Blood Pressure Really Exist...
    ... doctors & specialists in the 1st place. I can order a Diovan & etc online. I can get blood tests at a location...
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  45. Despondent
    ... with BB was a "toxic combination", and prescribed Diovan and Norvasc. Have had no side-effects and the HTN...
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  46. Any thoughts/comments!!
    ... medications. For example, what is the difference bwtween Diovan 80 mg and Diovan 160 mg and their effect on the body ... ? I know that Diovan 160 mg would work twice stronger than the Diovan 80...
    ... surely make things worse. But also, while 80 mg of Diovan may not produce any adverse reactions, 160mg might...
    ... 160's/90's. Pretty labile but up there. On 80mg Diovan we brought it down to 140/90 but couldn't budge it...

  47. Is being on a diuretic for a long time bad?
    ... Norvasc didn't work for me so doc put me on Diovan 80MG in January but it didn't work either so he put ... me on Diovan 160MG Diuretic in February. Is it bad for the body...
    ... hypertension..IF well tolerated. Safe and CHEAP. Diovan , as you probably know, belongs to a class of HBP drugs ... one of several things: 1) Can we just trystraight Diovan 160mg for a while? 2) Do I absolutely need a diuretic ... answer makes sense to you, ask.... 4) Can I take reg Diovan and HCTZ SEPARATELY? (That way you have more control ... diuretic.) By the way, which combo are you taking? Diovan 160/12.5 or 160/25? zuzu xx...
    ... Thanks for all your responses. I'm on Diovan HCT 160MG/12.5MG. I didn't know there was a regular ... Diovan 160. I'm going to ask if I can try it. I bought a...
    ... checked my glucose back in February when I first started Diovan so I could compare my numbers today in December. It...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  48. Weight Gain
    ... I was diagnosed (about 2 years ago) and started on Diovan 160mg (neat, no ice), I've dropped 10 lbs...from 124 ... to 114. FEMALE. 5'5. Diovan hasn't seemed to diminish my exercise tolerance or...

  49. This week's Time mag has article on hypertension
    ... I am taking Diovan HCT 160/25. I had the initial dizzies, but fortunately...

  50. Are we too young?
    ... prescribe meds, you might want to suggest an ARB ( Diovan or Benicar are excellent choices). The normal protocol...
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  51. Alcohol Is As Much A Problem As Weight
    ... binge drinking...I have mild hypertension and take Diovan and my average readings are 115/75......

  52. Diovan Results
    ... issues, and am just wondering if, for some reason, Diovan PLUS Synthroid have some kind of synergistic effect ... dosage available in one pill (I think). Are you on Diovan BRAND or generic valsartan? The 40mg BRAND is a round...
    ... you on the increased synthroid before starting the Diovan ? Just wondering if the malaise could be synthroid ... related and lil' ol' Diovan isn't the bad guy here. Let us know what happens...
    ... That also happened to me taking Diovan , although it controlled my Bp wonderfully. I did ... and have been happy ever since. I started Diovan 80mg four days ago. Previously my BP was averaging ... around 140/80. On the second day of the Diovan therapy my BP was 125/75 but I was tired and just ... expect to hear from him. I have to decided to stop the Diovan until I find out what is going on. I also take Tenormin...
    ... Synthroid dose for three days prior to trying the Diovan . I had been on Synthroid 88mcg for over a year and...
    ... He told me that it takes a few weeks to adjust to Diovan and the reduced heart rate indicated that the heart...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Synthroid Lotrel Norvasc tenormin vytorin

  53. Forgetting to take a dose of Diovan 160
    ... Hello, hoping someone could advise me here. I take Diovan 160 early every morning, and have religiously every...
    ... I forget my Diovan from time to time and take it when the next does is...

  54. Horrible bp reading at Dr
    ... physical and this time it was 160/100. He put me on Diovan and now my average reading is 115/75. But for awhile...
    ... and this time is was 118/74. Before I started the Diovan it was always high at the doctors office. I have changed...

  55. Diovan or Not
    ... I was prescribed Diovan 160mg once a day last January. Before I started my ... readings are 115/75. I have no side effects from the Diovan also which is good. I was first put on lisinopril ... and the side effects were awful.. I have read that Diovan is one of the better medications. It has worked out...
    ... I requested Diovan from the 1st & 2nd docs. that I had over the last...
    ... I agree with GeorgeP and Palamedes, try the Diovan . If you don't have side effects and it lowers your ... new doctor when you get an appointment. I tried Diovan and while I didn't get side effects, it didn't lower...
    ... agree with GeorgeP, Palamedes and Mgraylorn..give the Diovan a shot. Your home #s, while not alarming, should come ... your BP overall, the better. I am presently on Diovan 160mg (just about two years now). Atenolol, Toprol ... controlled my BP but trashed me with side effects. With Diovan , I have great BP control and ZERO side-effects. ...
    ... Tenormin 25mg and aspirin 81mg. I will try the Diovan and post the results. Thanks again....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Lotrel Clonidine tiazac Altace Atenolol Toprol Aspirin tenormin

  56. Interesting....
    ... positive feedback about the lack of side-effects from Diovan . If I had to be on one med., I would like to try Diovan...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Cialis Lotrel Toprol

  57. How Much Salt Is Too Much?
    ... difference in my BP (controlled with just straight Diovan 160mg @113-115/upper 60's-lo 70's) whether I'm being...
    ... difference in my BP (controlled with just straight Diovan 160mg @113-115/upper 60's-lo 70's) whether I'm being...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  58. Which BP reading is correct?
    ... times my first is always higher. Before I was put on Diovan my readings at the doctors office were always over...

  59. Current GP's... This Is What We Deal With
    ... than my white-coat.... My 1st doc. I asked to try Diovan , he put me on Lotrel & said that it was better......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lotrel

  60. Pulse Racing Frequently
    ... consider it might be the culprit. I am taking Diovan 160 and Clonidine. I went to an endocrinologist after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Toprol tiazac

  61. White Coat Hypertension
    ... were normal or in the high normal range. He put me on Diovan and the last time he checked my BP was 118/74. My...
    ... doctor says you can go off the medication. I take Diovan and have no noticeable side effects . I keep reading...

  62. Los Angeles Doctor
    ... to him that my BP spikes at his office. I'm on Diovan HCT (160mg/25mg) + 80mg Diovan at night. Home:...

  63. Numbers are creeping up?
    ... ..I think. They tend to vary quite a bit. The Diovan HCT 160/25 seems to work pretty well for me. For...

  64. New to diuretics-Help with bad side effects!
    ... the angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (an ARB) called Diovan . The ARBs seem to have the fewest side effects of...
    ... effects, nothing beats the ARB class (COZAAR, HYZAAR, DIOVAN , AVAPRO, ATACAND)...IF you can get enough BP control...
    ... Diovan didn't do anything for me. I had a bad reaction to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Atacand Avapro Cozaar Hyzaar

  65. BP Nomal again
    ... took myself off that innopran and kept taking the diovan like i had been for the last 2 years and went to the...
    ... them to check it and sure enough it was 158/98 on the diovan . I changed my stress levels at work and now my bp...

  66. DiovanHCT
    ... my mother uses diovan , no side effects, she tried several things first ...
    ... I have been on Diovan HCT for about a yr and a half and i tried so many...

  67. I Can't Wean With This????
    ... best bet might be to switch the Lotrel for an ARB ( Diovan , Benicar or Avapro). This would get you down to two...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Aspirin Atenolol Avapro Benicar Cardizem Lotrel Norvasc Toprol

  68. Feels like my life is falling apart.
    ... them, but if I were U, ask your dr. about an ARB like Diovan , Avapro etc., as they seem to be well tolerated by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Avapro Norvasc

  69. Obsessed with BP
    ... checking it and now I just take it twice a day. I take Diovan and so far it has worked for me and I have no noticeable...

  70. Safe cough medicine?
    ... I am on Diovan HCT (160/25) + 80mg regular Diovan . :) Is there a cough medicine that is safe to...

  71. Ct Scans
    ... Difference Already. I Am Also Taking Clonidine And Diovan . If I Do Ok On The Hctz Pill Then I Can Get The ... Diovan With The Hctz Included. My Blood Pressure Is So...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  72. Are there any over the counter water pills safe to take?
    ... 2-3 weeks, and it's hovered right around 123/68 on Diovan HCT, with occasional spikes around 130/78. About...
    ... he is going to have me take another 80mg of plain Diovan in addition to my Diovan HCT 160/25. I just hope...

  73. Water Pills
    ... Benicar Which Gave Me The Internal Shakes So Bad And Diovan Which Gave Me Flu Like Symtons And My Body Ached All...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Clonidine Potassium

  74. Still going strong!
    ... and exercising almost every day. After 2 weeks on Diovan HCT my BP is a consistent: 123/68. I've lost...

  75. Greetings all!!!
    ... see if he can switch me to maybe another ARB like Diovan or something. I know my son has been taking it for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Avapro


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