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  1. Is the Atenolol causing all this???
    ... Personally I think a diuretic/ARB like Cozaar (or Diovan , Atacand, Micardis) and HCTZ or indeed first a trial...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Atenolol Cozaar hydrochlorothiazide

  2. Hello, I am new to this board. I was put on DiovanHCT
    ... measuring between 150/100 to 170/120. I have been on the Diovan for 1 week now with really good results. The only...
    ... measuring between 150/100 to 170/120. I have been on the Diovan for 1 week now with really good results. The only ... here...I won't be much of a poster. :) Laura Diovan is not a beta blocker and will not generally slow...
    ... usually a pronounced lowering. (Maybe Cozaar does it and Diovan doesn't??) Zuzu will know....
    ... Laura, I'm on Diovan 160mg ( but non-HCT)....I have had, like you, great ... has not been affected at all. The ARBs (Cozaar, Diovan , Benicar, etc) do not normally affect heart rate....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Cozaar Benicar

  3. Toprol to Atenolol? Please Respond
    ... Have you not been on an ARB - Diovan , Benicar, Cozaar? These are the cat's pajamas if...
    ... as well, which is why my new doc. didn't put me on Diovan , which I requested. She wants to take me off of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cozaar Atenolol Lotrel Toprol

  4. Zuzu - Diavan
    ... Oops, sorry for the typo/.... that should have been diovan ....

  5. Medicines that WORK - a poll
    ... that is used on this board without side effects is Diovan . But I on the other hand had dreadful side effects...
    ... Okay- I'll be second to chip in. Diovan 160mg. No side effects at all. Average treated BP...
    ... Axe- Yes, straight Diovan (non-HCT). No other meds. zuzu xx...
    ... effects for me. I have hear a lot of good things about Diovan & requested it from my old. doc. He said that it was...
    ... I'm taking Diovan 160mg, and it works without any side effects. I have...
    ... Gray, What was your b/p before Diovan & after? It seems that it really has worked for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Altace Toprol

  6. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... hypertension? And have you ever tried the ARBs- Diovan , Benicar, Cozaar, Micardis, Atacand, Avapro et al...
    ... to the Toprol & Lotrel that I was on. He said that Diovan was the same as Altace (which didn't work for me)...
    ... alone, I can only speak from my own experience on Diovan . UNTREATED- My BP was way up there..160's/90's....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Benicar Cozaar Altace Lotrel Toprol

  7. Insurance won't cover Micardis......but
    ... kidney protective) than Cozaar. I myself am on Diovan ...same class... (and like you, it's not one of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Cozaar

  8. Anyone here taking Diovan HCT?
    ... I went through something similar on Diovan HCT 80/12.5 It happened several times during my...

  9. should I start a new drug?
    ... ! He is playing CYA, but wouldn't even let me try Diovan even though many of this board including Zuzu+ have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol Xanax

  10. What Would You Do????
    ... were good drugs. Good drugs for who???? I asked for Diovan & he said that it was the same as Altace, which is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol Xanax

  11. Clonidine and taking meds every other day?
    ... NERVE to say the incidence of cough is 10%. HAH!!! Diovan and the ARB's are about as easy as you can get, but...
    ... my blood pressure under control. I am also taking diovan , 160mg. Good luck! :)...
    ... my blood pressure under control. I am also taking diovan , 160mg. Good luck! :) So Grayfox, if I understandibg ... meds to keep your pressure down .... Clondine and Diovan ?...
    ... Sandra 49: Yes, I am taking two meds. The diovan wasn't enough, so my doctor added the clonidine. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Potassium

  12. I'm about to try my fifth medication! Help
    ... off Corgard and anticipating starting Cardizem. Diovan seems to work for a lot of people on this board with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Corgard Lotrel Norvasc Toprol

  13. Low systolic/high diastolic?
    ... The angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBS) such as Diovan , Benicar, Cozaar, Atacand etc. are virtually side ... effect free. I'm on Diovan 160mg once a day. Untreated my BP was 160/98'ish(...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Cozaar

  14. Diovan with Norvasc- Help?
    ... lasting (if memory serves.) It's an awful drug! Diovan and a diuretic (or a diuretic alone) is a good idea ... rich stuff daily.) Zuzu gets good numbers with Diovan alone (but then she uses black magic :) )...
    ... effects too well, so I quit taking it and went to Diovan which until recently controlled my BP very well. ... If memory serves me correctly, Diovan should take about 4-6 weeks to show its full results...
    ... everything wr6969 said 80mg is the start point for Diovan (I'm on 160)and 5 mg of Norvasc is way low. I was...
    ... a lower starting dose of 2.5 milligrams. I'm on Diovan (now 160 mg) and 10 mg Norvasc. So far, I've experienced...
    ... I'm one of the folks who has done really well on Diovan 180mgs alone. (No black magic involved, in spite of ... this wonderful Maze of Medication. Treated, on the Diovan , my BP averages 110-113/65-70. Sometimes a little...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Norvasc Potassium Toprol

  15. Need advice on tapering off toprol
    ... hilery, You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very modestly...
    ... hilery, You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very modestly...
    ... You might try an ARB like Cozaar or Diovan (and tons more). They lower BP only very modestly ... that you mention that about ARBs. Since I've been on Diovan , I've not noticed any changes in my heart rate. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Propranolol

  16. Need question answered
    ... 2 receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan , Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs ... people. My non-med BP was averaging 160/98 and now, on Diovan 160mg, my average is 113/70 at rest, and often even...
    ... 2 receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan , Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs ... people. My non-med BP was averaging 160/98 and now, on Diovan 160mg, my average is 113/70 at rest, and often even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Avapro Benicar Cozaar

  17. Take Bp Medicine at Night?
    ... learned from you senior members, I think I might try Diovan again and take it at night! Because as I have said...

  18. Switching Within A Class. Success?
    ... me on an CCB :) which I don't want. I want to try Diovan . Has anyone had success switching drugs within the...
    ... the ARB's are pretty similar. I know Zuzu likes Diovan better than losartan, but I think they are all good...
    ... my pre-med systolic was averaging 160. Now, on my Diovan 160mg, it is averaging 113 and often as low as 98...
    ... the "old" borderline of 140/90..... On 160mg non HCT Diovan , that would bring BP down to only 127.4/79.6, which...
    ... up the most current claim...my latest is 1996 and Diovan wasn't invented yet :D) From my limited personal ... down....who knows, maybe you don't even NEED the Diovan anymore (Been too Lourdes lattely??;)) But there...
    ... Zip- I have a 1999 PDR which has Diovan in it. I checked out the pharmacodynamics and clinical...
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  19. Any Success Stories?
    ... health, age, history etc. but for what it's worth: Diovan 160mg- BP overall average for last month (Feb)---113...
    ... On Diovan 80 mg. According to digital BP monitor, average past...
    ... must admit still cough at times. I orignially tried Diovan HCT 80/12.5, but that prevented me from jogging or ... Bp 150/98. Now it is 117/80, with Lotrel while on Diovan it was 107/60....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  20. White coat syndrome
    ... I am on two different blood pressure medications, Diovan and Clonidine. I'm trying to learn not to get stressed...
    ... I am on two different blood pressure medications, Diovan and Clonidine. I'm trying to learn not to get stressed...
    ... I am on two different blood pressure medications, Diovan and Clonidine. I'm trying to learn not to get stressed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Atenolol

  21. NasalCrom Helps Ace inhibitor Cough
    ... to an ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan , Atacand, Benicar, Cozaar, etc, with very good results...
    ... to an ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan , Atacand, Benicar, Cozaar, etc, with very good results ... Lotrel to work, because I have already switched from Diovan HCT that was keeping me form exercising. I tried to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Cozaar nasalcrom Lotrel

  22. atenolol and type 2 diabetes
    ... diuretics, angiotensin-II receptor blockers (ARBS like Diovan , Atacand, Benicar), and angiotensin-converting enzyme...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Atenolol Benicar

  23. Taking Norvasc and feeling awful
    ... possibility are the ARBS (angiotensin 2 receptor blockers) Diovan , Atacand, Benicar are a few.... Virtually no side ... went through many classes of BP meds before I got to Diovan which works great for me, but of course everyone is...
    ... side I will ask my doctor (or a new one) to put me on Diovan . You were a great help....
    ... ZUZU may have a good suggestion. Has anyone tried Diovan with improved results?...
    ... and some headaches. I've since switched over to Diovan , and like zuzu, am very happy with this drug since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Norvasc Potassium hydrochlorothiazide

  24. Perplexing change in BP
    ... I'm currently on Diovan 80mg once daily in the morning. My untreated BP has ... week. I'm not on any other medications apart from Diovan , and the occasional 5mg of propranolol once every ... remained within these ranges although I have reduced the Diovan dosage to 40mg! In my paranoid mind, I'm thinking...
    ... consider it a blessing and maybe you can try 40 mg. Diovan ...less is always MORE in my book!...
    ... Always knew you'd respond, zip :) Already on 40mg Diovan . If this continues, I think I can go off it completely...
    ... own! Took 0.5mg of Ativan, popped another 80mg of Diovan (you definitely can't think straight when this occurs ... was 118/76 (not surprising since I had OD'ed on the Diovan the night before I suppose). Slept fine the next...
    ... been getting mainly good readings since I've been on Diovan (average systolic 110, average diastolic 78) and it...
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  25. Atacand, anyone ever use it, or Know
    ... is an ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker). I take Diovan which is in the same class. I am a huge fan of the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Potassium

  26. Dry Mouth Side Effect
    ... therapy and transient. I haven't had any problems with Diovan although you may hear from someone any minute that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  27. Holistic medicine/Diovan/Lotrel
    ... 100 my doctor started me on medicine. I started on Diovan HCT 80/12.5 and I was doing quite well for about 3 ... dailyand and on Saturday I speed walk 5 miles, on the Diovan I could not do the 5 miles. Note: I was also taking ... When I called my doctor she told me to stop the Diovan immediately. Actually I talked to the doctor through ... supplements? Do you think I should have stayed on Diovan and discontinued the supplements? Any one had any...
    ... sodium and potassium. It happens A LOT! I think the DIOVAN (angiotensin receptor blocker) is totally blameless ... jittery and coughing all the time. How about plain DIOVAN instead if you have problems with the Lotensin...maybe...
    ... sodium and potassium. It happens A LOT! I think the DIOVAN (angiotensin receptor blocker) is totally blameless ... jittery and coughing all the time. How about plain DIOVAN instead if you have problems with the Lotensin...maybe ... ANY conceivable way. I wanted to that just plain Diovan , but doctor did not even discuss it! The calcium ... load of new concerns, and I would rather stay on the Diovan . I think I need to find a new doctor, is it ok to...
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  28. Magnesium Suppliments
    ... I am on diovan 160 for the past 2 months and it has been controling ... one should not take potassium suppliments while on diovan i was wondering about the magnesium...thank you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  29. When to take ARB-any stomach upset?
    ... ask you when you take yours. I'm four days into the diovan (you were right, by the way, the bp is coming down ... night or morning)? Thanks for you help Your fellow diovan dependent...
    ... hiram, like zuzu, I also take Diovan 80mg once in the morning after breakfast. Like zuzu ... just disappears over time. BTW, glad to hear that Diovan is doing a great job of managing those BP numbers...

  30. Any reason why bp would go up on ARB?
    ... Hi, just started Diovan yesterday and noticed an increase in my BP today.Could...
    ... Hiramtraveler- I don't think the Diovan is making your BP go up. More likely it's apprehension...
    ... Hiramtraveler- I don't think the Diovan is making your BP go up. More likely it's apprehension...
    ... same thing happen when a switched from Benicar to Diovan . The benicar the drop in BP happened (for me) in two ... days. Diovan may take 2-4 weeks to show. I didn't bother me so ... the benicar and jumped to 135/83 the first days on diovan and Had been through that with other meds also. So...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  31. Finally took the drugs-diovan questions
    ... Well, finally decided on diovan and took my first dose tonight. Feels like a kind ... is supposed to create an effect? Also, noticed that diovan has some form of heart stimulant in it. Is that problematic...
    ... the full effect. Don't know where you read that Diovan has some form of heart stimulant in it. Wrong! ... angiotensin II (as ACE inhibitors do) to bring down BP, Diovan and other drugs in same class reduce blood pressure...

  32. Norvasc???
    ... mos. and did a 1/2 marathon in Jan. I did switch to Diovan only because I believe Diovan has less aches (like...
    ... finally told him 'no more'. I'm now on Toprol XL and Diovan and HCTZ . My husband and sister take Norvasc with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lotrel Norvasc Toprol

  33. I just purchased an automatic BP cuff
    ... blockers, (ARBs). BRAND names include Cozaar, Benicar, Diovan , Atacand, Avapro, Micardis, Teveten et al. (All the ... generic versions end with the suffix "sartan", e.g. Diovan is generic valsartan). Given that your #s are not ... from others here on the board. I myself ended up on Diovan ...have great BP control and no side effects whatsoever...
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  34. New to BP Board - Need ???'s Answered Plz.
    ... hypertension, and any increase in my current meds ( Diovan ) would probably result in a better diastolic reading...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  35. lisinopril vs ARB?
    ... and he said if he was on something he would be doing Diovan . He, therefore, gave me the option of lisinopril diovan...
    ... companies give you a better break with Cozaar. I'm on Diovan and it works great for me...but it isn't on my prescription...
    ... companies give you a better break with Cozaar. I'm on Diovan and it works great for me...but it isn't on my prescription...
    ... calcium channel blocker) Avapro= ARB...Cozaar and Diovan are it's sisters. Lisinopril= ACE inhibitor ...
    ... Benicar for 4 mos and it was great, but I switched to Diovan recently for because I'm a runner and I do get a little ... months ago. Also I'm in the National guard fulltime and Diovan is the only ARB the Army issues so if I deploy I get ... Diovan anyhow. I tried so many meds it's not even funny and...
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  36. diovan question
    ... I have been on Diovan for about 5 weeks, I suffered through the lightheadedness...
    ... .......I too have had some headaches while on the diovan ......although I think I have resolved my problem and ... know though that headaches are a known side effect of diovan .....although rare I think. After I cleaned my air ... have noticed it a lot though since I started on the diovan . Maybe ZuZu can help us with an answer. I really...
    ... .......I too have had some headaches while on the diovan ......although I think I have resolved my problem and ... know though that headaches are a known side effect of diovan .....although rare I think. After I cleaned my air ... have noticed it a lot though since I started on the diovan . Maybe ZuZu can help us with an answer. I really...
    ... common reasons for discontinuation of therapy with Diovan are headache and dizziness. However, that doesn't ... experience these reactions. It's highly unlikely that Diovan is causing your headaches and other symptoms, especially...
    ... common reasons for discontinuation of therapy with Diovan are headache and dizziness. However, that doesn't ... experience these reactions. It's highly unlikely that Diovan is causing your headaches and other symptoms, especially...
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  37. Alright, here are some stats, now what do you think?
    ... was as high as 170/110!! My doctor started me on Diovan HCT 80, and said that would not be enough, she felt...

  38. Is anyone happy with lisinopril?
    ... angiotensin receptor blockers...like Cozaar, Hyzaar or Diovan ); more expensive and somewhat less effect on BP but...
    ... angiotensin receptor blockers...like Cozaar, Hyzaar or Diovan ); more expensive and somewhat less effect on BP but...
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  39. Shortness of Breath
    ... happens it is quite bothersome. I am currently on diovan 160 and it is doing a pretty good job . My doctor...

  40. 20 years old and high BP. - PART II -
    ... pulse rate. Eventually I'd like to be on just the Diovan , and get my pulse rate down to the 70s. That would...
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  41. Question about mixing bp meds..
    ... switched over to an ARB (Angiotensin Receptor Blocker), Diovan , and though I think its great from the lack of side ... ok to up the Norvasc to 5 mgs along with 320 mgs of Diovan but I thought I would ask folks here if they have...
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  42. 20 years old and high blood pressure? - Please Help!
    ... sodium isn't the problem." He's currently on the max Diovan (320 mg) and diltiazem 240 mg and still has BP's in...
    ... sodium isn't the problem." He's currently on the max Diovan (320 mg) and diltiazem 240 mg and still has BP's in...
    ... didn't regulate my BP well enough!) and am now on Diovan , which so far, works. I'm not saying that calcium...
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  43. systolic vs. diastolic??
    ... trouble with the diastolic which is my history. On the diovan it has been pretty good.........120/130's over mid...

  44. diovan and headaches?????
    ... can tell you that the prescribing instructions for Diovan do say that "The most common reasons for discontinuation ... of therapy with Diovan were headache and dizziness". That doesn't necessarily ... mean that your headaches result directly from the Diovan . Or the Diovan with alcohol. The onset of your headaches ... is only approximately 10 days old. If Diovan w/alcohol was the problem you would have had headaches ... find any literature that indicates headache caused by Diovan and alcohol interacting. Dizziness would be more likely...
    ... you thought if this was going to be related to the Diovan it should have already happened in the 2 months I...
    ... yesterday - it fluctuates a lot. I have tolerated the Diovan quite well though.......no cough anymore and no other...
    ... debilitating! I don't know how long you've taken the Diovan , but I've read that it takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks ... like beta blockers, calcium channel blockers and now Diovan which seems to be doing the trick, unlike the other...
    ... this board and was interested in your post regarding diovan . I am currently taking 160mgs of diovan (started ... before the holidays not when i first started with the diovan in october....ironically i was on the 160mgs for about ... add a diuretic. Just wanted to let you know that diovan can and does cause headaches. I can only hope that...
    ... developing a head cold at the same time I was put on the Diovan 160 mg ( plus diuretic). I haven't had the headaches ... have read where headaches can be a side effect of the Diovan . Good luck to you............see about changing ... the Diovan to a medicine in the same class..........but different...
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  45. Most Of These B/P Meds ....
    ... receptor blockers (ARBs) with your doctor. That would be Diovan , Cozaar, Atacand etc. These have the LEAST side effects ... serious sodium reduction alone might do it. I'm on Diovan after going thru Altace (diarrhea and cough), Toprol ... getting worried I'd never find an answer until put on Diovan . NO SIDE EFFECTS. Definitely worth condsidering...
    ... hearing all of the great things that you said about Diovan , I asked him for a trial. He said "It is the same...
    ... developed "the cough". I do NOT have diarrhea or cough on Diovan . Same BP control. Yep..TOPROL can cause all the...
    ... until new insurance kicks in. In the meantime.... Diovan is the ARB that you recommend as well? Did you ever...
    ... choice and if insurance/money allows, I'd opt for Diovan , Benicar, Atacand...any of the others! Not Cozaar...
    ... time you come in I'll recommend a psychologist. Diovan is the same as Altace....
    ... as effective at lower doses than the other ARBs. Diovan works beautifully for me. Sunbird is happy on Benicar...
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  46. Starting BP Med and Scared....
    ... manage my BP enough, so my cardiologist put me on Diovan and I've not had any side effects since! Why not...
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  47. Renal Blockage
    ... currently am on two meds (the max allowed dose of Diovan and a small dose of Norvasc) and my blood pressure...
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  48. High Systolic with Low Diastolic
    ... systolic down. He's been on all combos. Now he's on Diovan 320 and Diltiazem 240. Still has systolics in the...
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  49. Diovan vs. Cozaar

  50. Higher Dose Can Cause Kidney Prob?
    ... Micardis can be the same as taking 160mg of it's cousin, Diovan . Their blood pressure lowering effects are similar...

  51. Norvasc
    ... After trying other combos (nothing works) he's now on Diovan 320 mg and a different CCB - diltiazem. It's older...
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  52. switch from altace to diovan
    ... more comfortable doing so. Are you on straight Diovan or Diovan HCT? If you are not on the combo with HCTZ...
    ... switch just for a couple weeks. Going to doc with the DIOVAN will show her that you're getting poor control with...
    ... i take the diovan hctz and it controls my bp pretty well....
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  53. 220 systolic 110 dyastolic
    ... time for meds.My question is has anyone used the drug Diovan HCT?I have been hearing mixed reactions to this medicine...
    ... been the tried and true mainstay for BP control. Diovan , which is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker, (abbrev ... sometimes HCT lowers potassium levels. I take straight Diovan , but my BP was never so high that I needed a 2-pronged...
    ... been the tried and true mainstay for BP control. Diovan , which is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker, (abbrev ... sometimes HCT lowers potassium levels. I take straight Diovan , but my BP was never so high that I needed a 2-pronged...
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  54. Potassium Question?
    ... I am on 320 mg of Diovan HCT for my hypertension. Is it safe for me to take...
    ... Hi auburn, Diovan is potassium sparing so there's no need to supplement...
    ... ZIP- Please set me straight re: Diovan HCT. Are you SURE this combo has the potassium sparing ... rothiazide alone is not potassium sparing. However, with DIOVAN alone (non-HCTZ) greater than 20% INCREASES in serum ... you know, can lower our potassium levels. Hey, if Diovan raises potassium levels and HCTZ lowers them, maybe...
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  55. Switch in ACE's to help cough??
    ... THE COUGH!!! After six months on the no-cough ARB Diovan , I've found it just doesn't compare to the Altace ... would be between 110 and 117 just about always. With Diovan , early morning systolic can range from 100-130 and ... evening can range from 105-150. (So my Diovan *averages* are about 115 morning and 130 evening. ... ) I've tried taking my Diovan at different times of day, and even splitting those...
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  56. Are There Any Meds.
    ... angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (ARBs)? Benicar, Diovan , Atacand etc? Virtually side effect free. Won't do...
    ... After seeing your previous posts about Diovan Zuzu, I asked my doc. for a prescription. My B/P has ... March when I was on no meds. He wouldn't prescribe Diovan , because he said that it was the same as Altace, which ... m never seeing the 1st clown again. I guess that Diovan didn't pay him or something......
    ... control my BP at all. My latest adventure is with Diovan from Novartis, in doses of 80mg. As many have mentioned ... affliction!)... While Altace may be in the same class as Diovan , I've been told that even drugs in the same class...
    ... felt like junk for days. I went back & asked him for Diovan & he said it was the same as Altace. He prescribed...
    ... effects than Ace Inhibitors like Altace or ARB's like Diovan , although everyone reacts differently. Toprol and ... misunderstood your doctor, he's absolutely wrong that Diovan is the same as Altace. They are definitely related ... that many people get on ACE's, so I was switched to Diovan and it doesn't work as consistently well. One...
    ... The doctor did say that Altace & Diovan were the same thing. He prescribed .5 of xanax, because...
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  57. Need Advise On Arb's
    ... Recommend I Ask To Try. I Have Read Where Some Take Diovan And Benicar. I Am Open For Suggestions. What Would...
    ... Hi Emeraldeyes- I take Diovan 160mg (straight, non diuretic version) with NO side ... horrendous side effects for me. Apart from Benicar and Diovan , there are other choices such as the newer drug in...
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  58. Changing Bp Medicines
    ... 80 to 140/90). My latest drug adventure is to take Diovan , an angiotension II receptor blocker (ARB) on the...
    ... both had horrible side-effects. I would love to try Diovan & get off of the Altenolol & Lotrel, because I have...
    ... The "ARB"'s like Diovan and Benicar have virtually no side effects. I am not ... people. You will notice that Zuzu the famous takes Diovan . I take Benicar....
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  59. Blood pressure check tomorrow
    ... indeed! Feel well and no side effects from the straight Diovan 180mg once a day. zuzu xx...

  60. Diuretics Drain my Potassium
    ... your question about which ARB I'm on...straight Diovan 160mg once a day. I'm one of the fortunate ones who ... somewhat better blood-pressure lowering effects than Diovan . How's your BP (and serum potassium) now on the Dyazide...
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  61. Zuzu. . .what do you know about Spironolactone?
    ... feminine" on spironolactone? I am also on Imdur and Diovan , but nothing else has affected my fever or sleeping...
    ... benefits of one medicine with another? Do you think the Diovan is probably kicking in, or the Imdur? I wonder why...
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  62. Zuzu-Question?
    ... around 116/66. I switched myself from Norvasc to Diovan but when not otherwise occupied, pressure is usually...
    ... no news is good news!).... Are you now on straight Diovan or Diovan HCTZ? I remember you were concerned about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  63. Switching from ACE to ARB
    ... mild channel blocker and I swear by ARBs(especially diovan and benicar). Diltiazem will lower your pulse (mine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril Benicar Diltiazem Lotrel Norvasc

  64. avapro
    ... another ARB). Avapro is a little more powerful than diovan and benicar (lowers BP more) and from what I have ... read has little or no side effects (or similar to diovan and benicar)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Benicar

  65. Propranolol withdrawal symptoms?
    ... Norvasc was doing its job. I was then prescribed Diovan 80mg once a day for the next two weeks, then do a ... getting my anxiety under control! Let's see how the Diovan does in regulating my blood pressure. Let's also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  66. Altace and Cough
    ... the angiotensin 2 receptor blockers (the ARBs), like Diovan , Cozaar, Atacand, Avapro, Benicar. They are often...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atacand Avapro Benicar Cozaar

  67. Ace inhibitor and cough
    ... I have not liked either of the drugs I have tried ( Diovan or Lotrel), and before I keep switching to a new slew...
    ... I have not liked either of the drugs I have tried ( Diovan or Lotrel), and before I keep switching to a new slew...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel nasalcrom Avapro Zestril

  68. Diltaizem
    ... NEW PERSON. I think cardizem is somewhat toxic. Try diovan or something else recommended on this board....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Cozaar Diltiazem Toprol

  69. Headaches/symptoms
    ... does not want to pay for the Cozaar and had me put on Diovan and my BP rose in about five days to a consistant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar


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