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  1. Patience Pays Off 9th November 2006
    ... Nyah, We are all good researchers: :D Now on 160mg Diovan and seems to be working for BP control. Still on the...

  2. getting off toporal with altace miserabley 7th November 2006
    ... blocker (Norvasc) or an Angiotensin Receptor Antagonist ( Diovan ).... these are pretty "nice" drugs, side-effect wise...

  3. Has anyone read Reversing Hypertension by Dr.Whitaker? 3rd November 2006
    ... serious and make some big changes. I am still taking my Diovan HCT for now, but hope that is temporary....

  4. high blood pressure in a.m. 1st November 2006
    ... losartan potassium (Cozaar) 50 mg/day, valsartan ( Diovan ) 80 mg/day, or irbesartan (Avapro) 150 mg/day in reducing...

  5. High BP medicines and ED, please read and response! 31st October 2006
    ... negative effects on my sexual function. With Cozaar and Diovan (for the 1'st few weeks) They had a negative effect...
    ... negative effects on my sexual function. With Cozaar and Diovan (for the 1'st few weeks) They had a negative effect...
    ... which did not cause an ED issue. I am currently on Diovan and have not noticed any ED problems. Good luck...

  6. To Lenin: BENICAR -HCT 31st October 2006
    ... to you because you are so informative. I was taking Diovan 320 mg for the last few years and it was controlling ... are loaded with it. Anyway he told me to stop the Diovan and he has me trying BENICAR-HCT 40/25. He said it ... is in the same class of drugs as the Diovan but this also has a diuretic. My readings have been...
    ... Benicar he will have to give me something else. Would Diovan -HCT have the same results as the Benicar??...

  7. Benicar--hct 30th October 2006
    ... I was taking Diovan for 3 years to control my blood pressure. I noticed ... because of the diuretic? I never had any problems with Diovan which is in the same class of drugs as Olmersartan...
    ... potent of all ARB's I've taken. Much stronger than DIOVAN , COZAAR. I take 10 mg a day. (I split a 20 mg tablet ... of Benicar is much more potent than COZAAR 50mg and DIOVAN 80.. I believe it's best to start with a lower...
    ... 65 last night. I took 3 readings. When I took the Diovan I did not notice any side effects and I did not feel...
    ... readings during the day were much higher with the Diovan ....
    ... pressure in my head along with dizziness. I now take Diovan 80mg and feel much better. Just give your body...
    ... I took Diovan and Micardis and both did not lower my BP. But, Benicar...

  8. flushed face and headache? 29th October 2006
    ... I have high blood pressure and am on Diovan and Inderal...My face gets so flushed sometimes.....

  9. High Doses of Diovan 29th October 2006
    ... Hi Cher, I am also on 320mg of Diovan ...also 40 mg of propranolol...(inderal). My BP has ... to be about that reading since...I was switched to diovan ...first 80mg...then 160mg and now 160mg 2x a day....
    ... I've read more anecdotes about Diovan causing weight loss than weight gain. I don't know...

  10. benicar and hair loss 27th October 2006
    ... noticable in the last 6 months. I have also taken Diovan and am currently on HCTZT. I was reading in the thyroid...

  11. Systolic/Diastolic too close?? 26th October 2006
    ... discovered I have high b/p: highest was 170/125. I'm on Diovan HCT 80/12.5. Due to my stubborness and not wanting...
    ... I take Diovan...but what is Diovan HCT??? I take 320 mg daily...diovan...my bp is usually...
    ... medicines can cause heart attacks, so I would stay on the Diovan unless your doc says otherwise. The bloody stool...
    ... Diovan HCT has the diuretic in it. Before I was on Diovan 160mg w/out the diuretic but the one with the diuretic ... else fails. The biggest reason I don't just stop the Diovan is when I first discovered the hypertension it was...

  12. Target Heart Rate & HBP Meds 25th October 2006
    ... some strength training to lose weight. I take 160mg Diovan HCT daily. The trainers say that the standard way...

  13. Anyone have a bp cuff phobia? 24th October 2006
    ... normal range. They finally put me on medication " DIOVAN ." It has lowered my pressure and now when I go to...
    ... George, how long have you been on diovan ? I'm guessing if it (hbp) wasn't due to stress then...
    ... Actually, before I started the Diovan my home readings ranged from 125-80 to 140-90. They ... and the final reading was 116-79. I don't think the Diovan is a very strong medication but it seems to work for...

  14. Toprol Altace Norvasc Making Freind Achey Tiredkilling Him 21st October 2006
    ... aches, pains or muscles problems. I used to be on Diovan as well, but my doctor said I didn't need it anymore...

  15. diovan 17th October 2006
    ... Worked like a charm but got the cough. Started on Diovan 80mg while down to 12.5mg Toprol at night (after extensive ... Still was stuck above 140/90. Now on 160mg Diovan and seems to be working for BP control. Still on...

  16. New here, question about self regulation of meds 12th October 2006
    ... good. ER gave me Clonidine(horrible) and dr.gave me Diovan 160, and now I"m on Diovan HCT 80/12.5. All the funny...
    ... probably led to this crisis, and at first, not even the diovan 160 was keeping my pressure down, but I've stopped...
    ... probably led to this crisis, and at first, not even the diovan 160 was keeping my pressure down, but I've stopped...

  17. really high BP? 12th October 2006
    ... pressure? Mine is reading 200/97 at times - I am on Diovan 160 mg and Lopressor 150 mg following bypass surgery ... After exercise, it drops to 90/60. I was on Diovan , Atenolol, and Norvasc prior to surgery....
    ... Hi, If Diovan , Atenenol, and Norvasc seemed to have worked before...
    ... following the surgery, I was on Lopressor alone. The Diovan got added into the mix only about 3 weeks ago. I...

  18. Any "side effect sensitive" folks found a med they like? 4th October 2006
    ... and moderate adjustment symptoms with Atacand and Diovan , but not bad and not past the 4th day. ~Susan...

  19. High Blood Pressure Anxiety 3rd October 2006
    ... for the past 3-4 years and have been treated with Diovan 160. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to combat...

  20. Sodium Sensitivity - How Do You Know 1st October 2006
    ... like to know this. I'm a salt-aholic. On 160mg Diovan and my blood sodium level is at the rock bottom of...
    ... large drop in weight and blood pressure but ARB's like Diovan have very little effect as anti-hypertensives. ...

  21. Diovan/upset stomach 25th September 2006
    ... summer which has helped lower my BP. I have been on Diovan 80mg for over 2years. I always take it in the early...
    ... and antacids are a BIG no-no. I don't think the Diovan has anything to do with it...its major side effect...
    ... Lenin~thanx for the fast reply. It is the Diovan that is hurting my stomach~not the synthroid~I am ... a bit and that is a feeling I dont like. Also the Diovan is just more effective if taken first(for me anyway ... years. This morning I ate 3 saltine crackers with the Diovan and my stomach was okay! I am one of those people ... who has never eaten breakfast~but the Diovan was killing me. I wanted to eat a small amount of...
    ... red-rider, If you are convinced that Diovan is causing stomach upset, then WHATEVER your doctor...

  22. Meds DON"T seem to keep the BP down for long 22nd September 2006
    ... you recommed I try next? My MD currently has me on Diovan 325mg. (His answer is to shrug and change the meds...
    ... disease that I know of? The Diowan has a diuretic in it. Diovan HCL 325mg. No supplements or vegtables. I could...
    ... Biscuit, Diovan doesn't come in a 325 mg. Do you mean DIOVAN HCT320-25 mg. (the 25 in hydrochlorothiazide?) The ... 320 is the highest dose of Diovan . How about asking your doctor for an Rx for 50...
    ... diuretic. In afternoon, I used to take a small dose Diovan . At bedtime, I take small dose Lisinopril, Norvasc ... since my pressure has come down, my doctor eliminated Diovan 6 months ago in afternoon. For me, taking small...

  23. International Travel - Tips 18th September 2006
    ... good thing since you are ridiculously tired). Diovan (ARB): Take it at normal time, regardless of time ... high mid-day. Yup, about 45 minutes after taking a Diovan I craved a nap, but I could deal with it. Your...

  24. ED with Antihypertensive medicines 16th September 2006
    ... have anything on this? I am currently fresh on Diovan , but did take Norvasc, Cozaar, Altace, Hyzaar, Lotrel...
    ... He says not many of his patients are affected by Diovan sexually and in fact it helped their sexual drive...
    ... my mental instability. I just want more thoughts on Diovan (Not HCT one)....
    ... DIOVAN : It's a weak antihypertensive of the ARB class...

  25. Effective Mgmt of BP Med Side Effects? 16th September 2006
    ... current concern is, how will the effects of the meds ( Diovan HCT) affect my exercise program, and how will I deal...
    ... think you'll have much trouble with side effects from Diovan HCT if you get the BP control you need. What you ... your salt while taking the HCTZ! Side effects from Diovan aren't common but they do occur. Have you tried...
    ... dehydration can too readily occur. Side effects from Diovan aren't common but they do occur. Have you tried...
    ... I too am on Diovan (not HCT though) and just starting to get back into...
    ... I too am on Diovan (not HCT though) and just starting to get back into...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... s almost exactly 2 weeks and as was said here, few Diovan side effects. Tomorrow is the first meds check day...
    ... Well, just as with the Diovan , I felt like crap this AM with the new Toprol XL,...
    ... Susan...I am enjoying your posts...I am taking Diovan ...320 mg daily and Inderal 40mg...My mildly high BP...
    ... Susan...I am enjoying your posts...I am taking Diovan ...320 mg daily and Inderal 40mg...My mildly high BP...

  26. Blood pressure standing and sitting 7th September 2006
    ... this mean. Could it be my adrenals? I take 160 mg Diovan . What do you think?...

  27. Taking bp ? 23rd August 2006
    ... readings were normal and the doctor still put me on DIOVAN . I check my BP at home and all my readings are good ... . Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with...
    ... readings were normal and the doctor still put me on DIOVAN . I would think that the responsible thing, for ... BP at home and all my readings are good. Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with ... pressure. Do you get any side effects from the Diovan ? What do you think about wearing a 24 hour blood...
    ... BP at home and all my readings are good. Maybe the Diovan just lowered my baseline blood pressure? I was considering ... stopping the Diovan to see what happens but maybe I better check with ... away. So...... if you are going to get off of Diovan , you might want to monitor your blood pressure for ... blood pressure lowers an hour or two after taking Diovan ? How long do the lowering effects of Diovan last...

  28. To Lenin 22nd August 2006
    ... I take 320 mg of DIOVAN daily. 3 years ago my blood pressure readings were ... thoughts about this? I was considering stopping the Diovan to see what happens??...
    ... salty foods. I was just afraid that if I stop the Diovan my blood pressure would spike ?...
    ... It seems it was not that high (140/90) before the Diovan so I would stop taking it and see what happens. If ... it spikes back up you can always start taking the Diovan again. Keep up the good work on the exercise and...
    ... if you are impatient, go for it and just stop the DIOVAN . Again, disregard anything that happens the first...

  29. Toprol XL 50mg in an asthmatic? 19th August 2006
    ... what you don't need. How about another ARB like Diovan along with a diuretic, either HCTZ or Lasiz. Presumably ... the Diovan will treat you better than the Benicar but the only...
    ... formulary won't cover the drug. So, I am switching to Diovan - which is what you have suggested! My doctor wants...

  30. For Those Who Are Frustrated 17th August 2006
    ... unbearable but BP nicely controlled at 125/70 :) - Diovan 80mg, two weeks, BP not well controlled - Blood test ... for fatigue, add supplements, continue Diovan 80mg another two weeks. BP not in range. - Diovan ... 160mg, three weeks. So I've finally settled at Diovan 160mg in the morning and 12.5mg ToprolXL at night ... effects at all. In fact had high anxiety levels on Diovan 80mg that are now gone at 160mg. Probably related...

  31. Diovan 80mg... Can I stop cold turkey? 24th July 2006
    ... I've taken 80mg/day Diovan for about 4 years. Never took a higher dose. I went ... most of the problem side-effects you get from taking Diovan . Can you stop taking Diovan cold turkey, or do you ... better first. Thanks! Just curious, I take Diovan myself ( 320 mg ) once daily. What side effects are...
    ... I just started taking diovan 80mg... I had a baby june 22nd and tryimg to lose ... weight. My doctor never told me about weight gain with diovan . :(...
    ... I've been on Diovan 80mg for 4 weeks...weight has stayed constant so I...

  32. Swelling of the feet 23rd July 2006
    ... I'm on Diovan 160mg for my HBP, and last week my doctor put me on ... mean, could it possibly be doing this when taken with Diovan . TIA...

  33. hypertension and med problems 23rd July 2006
    ... nowhere 4 yrs ago - like in about 6 mo period. am on diovan and lipitor and has been very effective. my only...

  34. Cardio Exercise and BP meds Feedback plez 22nd July 2006
    ... Maybe your doctor can change your medication? I take Diovan and I also walk every day on a treadmill for 45 minutes ... ( 2.5 ) miles. The Diovan does not have any noticeable side effects and I have...

  35. Odd Blood Test Results 19th July 2006
    ... into doctor to have a blood test done. I'm on 80mg Diovan (2 weeks) plus 12.5mg ToprolXL at night. Prior to ... starting the Diovan I had been on Altace 5mg for 4 weeks. What is ... that I'm about to go on a diuretic because the 80mg Diovan isn't getting BP to sub 135/85 consistently (I'm at ... 90ish). I'd read this works better than doubling the Diovan dose. Given these blood test results that is just...
    ... Violet, some thoughts: Your dosage of Diovan is very small, most people take 160 or even 320 mg ... . Diovan is only very slightly potassium sparing, don;t even...
    ... from my bi-weekly doctor's visit. After four weeks, Diovan 80mg just isn't cutting it. Consistently around 140 ... Diuretic would have been the preferred adder to the Diovan . Oh well. So, we're now on 160mg. Hopefully...

  36. Beta Blocker making pulse too slow? 19th July 2006
    ... the systolic again. Diastolic is fine. I also take diovan 80/12.5 hct in the am and 80 straight up at night...

  37. B Complex and HBP 15th July 2006
    ... pressure? My wife doesn't have HBP but, I do. I'm on Diovan for it.She takes B complex regularly and says it calms...
    ... i am on diovan also. last week spoke w/ my doctor about any alternatives ... strongly discouraged taking any as a replacement. the diovan has been right-on in controlling my hypertension ...

  38. Difference between Micardis and Diovan? 4th July 2006
    ... block the attatchment of angiotensin-2. Probably Diovan , with the intese backing of its powerful maufacturer ... Ingleheim, the maker of Micardis. The 60% figure for Diovan makes me scratch my head a bit; after all there are ... seems almost impossible to me that in that horserace, Diovan could get 60% of the market?????? Are you sure?...
    ... me to pay $50 co-pays for Micardis versus $25 for Diovan ....

  39. Awakening withSpiking Blood Pressure & Pulse 30th June 2006
    ... t happen often. I also take hctz (water pill) and Diovan . Sounds like we all have a similar problem. yanksgirl...

  40. ARB's Which Ones Are Best? 26th June 2006
    ... board a long time, I'd say that the consensus is that Diovan is both gentle and effective....
    ... and thanks to you Lenny. My doc wants me to start Diovan , but I have experimented with my always 50mg/day of ... now 40mg/day of Lasix. I think I need to start the Diovan . Potassium is a problem already, I think. I get my...
    ... doctor. I gave her options of Avapro, Atacand and Diovan . She prefers to go with Diovan. So Diovan it is...
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary....
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary. My mom tried lasix...
    ... without a single cough (but admit I delayed taking the Diovan until presentation was over). What's really odd ... Unfortunately BP about 5-10pts higher with the 80mg dose of Diovan versus the 5mg dose of Altace. Big plus is almost ... zero side effects with the Diovan . I see a diuretic in my future to get me back into ... those who do get the cough, I'm very pleased with the Diovan , but your experience may vary. :) My mom tried...

  41. Suggestions for 2nd BP medicine. 17th June 2006
    ... the awful ACE HACK then move on to the ARB's...use Diovan or Benecol instead of Cozaar because losartan is probably...

  42. atacand 13th June 2006
    ... last stage in aerobic cell respiration) I used Diovan (valsartan) above, but the same is written about Atacand...

  43. To Lenin---DIOVAN 12th June 2006
    ... you are very informative. I have been taking 320MG DIOVAN daily now for about one year. I started off at 160 ... have also gained about 15 pounds since starting the Diovan almost three years ago. I asked the doctor if this...
    ... much that I lost my voice for 3 days. Reading about Diovan as the alternative to ACE inhibitors and for Diabetics ... that my friend led me to sites and sent articles that Diovan could cause hair loss and weight gain, so the pills ... impact of a BP medication so I'm very disturbed. These Diovan s are still in my draw unopened and although I'm so ... board complain of the hair and weight problem with Diovan so I'm stuck in the middle, having gotten my 3rd refill...
    ... I am also on diovan . 80mg in the am with hct. I take another 80 mg at ... do have diabetes also. The doctor wants me on the diovan because he says it helps the kidneys, but even he ... weight gain has caused the rise in pressure? Is the diovan responsible even though I am only taking a total of ... 160 mg a day? I don't think the diovan does anything to help my BP/ Frankly I am worried...
    ... I will say, that yours is the first i've read of Diovan NOT lowering BP, I'm very surprised to read that....
    ... Don't worry about the "hair falling out" with Diovan ...it won't. It's REAL problem is that it won't work...
    ... difference. I have not had any hair loss taking the Diovan either... The doctor said as long as my blood pressure ... stays below 140/90 than I should continue taking the Diovan .....
    ... different than someone else innocently ''just trying Diovan '' and the manufacturer whom I've long ago called also ... tendency and condition of thinning hair, I'm afraid Diovan might accelerate it. If it does then I'm even further ... See what I mean?..... There is no ""TRYING"" Diovan , since the thing I'm afraid of happens over time, ... weight gain OFF? But the point is...... you say that Diovan isn't even as effective as ACE's??? That was a big ... like to read about it. Why knock myself out over Diovan anymore, if it's not even going to help my BP much...
    ... originally scrutinized many times before even requesting Diovan , nor any other sites around the Net about this pill ... wanting to know about. I stopped looking, and asked for Diovan not having seen ANYTHING about hair loss [or weight ... The other many possible side effects listed for both Diovan and Enalapril [TONS of them] didn't bother me at all ... devoid of these two side effects? Merck ONLY makes Diovan , they told me long ago when I was calling them, [and ... the Diovan HCT '?'....forgot the initials, with the diuretic...
    ... heard that about ACE inhibitors causing that, only Diovan [and probably other ARB's though I haven't investigated...

  44. ZERO Drug Trial (again) 6th June 2006
    ... to be at least a little salt sensitive, but my ARB Diovan seems to be working on me. On at least some occasions...

  45. extreme hot and red face for 45 min. 20th May 2006
    ... Movie etc. I take Toprol XL 100 mg. once a day, and Diovan 80 mg. once a day plus 25 mg of HCTZ for h/bp. When...
    ... happens. The Toprol XL is for heart palpitations and the Diovan and HCTZ along with the Toprol are for hbp. I've tried ... frequent bathroom trips. I only started on the hctz and Diovan this year. Who knows, the red face could be due to...

  46. please read if u take toprol 17th May 2006
    ... have different side effects. My doctor tried me on Diovan first, and my heart felt like it was coming out of...

  47. Help! Diovan is raising BP?! 16th May 2006
    ... First off, The recommended starting dosage of Diovan is usually 80 or 160 mg. with MANY people taking 320 ... mg./day. It seems for you, Diovan acts mildly and thus the 40 and 80 don't really show ... s." Same for diastolic. To judge the effect of Diovan , why not switch to 160 mg./day. What kinds of numbers...
    ... I have been taking 320MG of Diovan now for about a year. I started off at 160mg. For ... something else since they can't increase the dosage on the Diovan ....
    ... It's probably the stress. I don't think Diovan "wears off" over time, but then I am new to the drug ... Lenin might know more. Have you talked to the dr about Diovan HCT? Today did the trick for me. I scheduled a ... dr appt for this morning b/c the Diovan didn't seem to be working and I noticed a slight increase...

  48. ENALAPRIL and/or ANY OTHER ACE INHIBITOR'S SIDE AFFECTS FOR BP MEDS 13th May 2006
    ... then neither classs works well. Ask you doctor for DIOVAN , perhaps 160 mg. taken once a day. Don't do Cozaar...
    ... not uncovered till I can get a new prescription for Diovan , would it be dangerous to switch to the Norvasc? ... cough factor won't be there, and till I try for the Diovan prescription, at least I'll be on SOMETHING.....and ... except taking nothing at ALL. PS..... I did get to Diovan .com [through google, then drug.com] and read everything ... effect but the HCT version [which taken if regular Diovan doesn't work] does have the tiredness effect..... ... then I saw on another of their pages, they say Diovan in 'general' has the tiring effect so I'm confused...
    ... mamzelle, As drugs go, DIOVAN has among the least side effects. It's a good drug...
    ... free freezer. Just like the day I bought them. Is Diovan known NOT to be very effective? As I've said, I'm ... not a salt eater so that isn't my concern. Is Diovan less effective than Enalapril and other groups? Only...
    ... WOW, I got lucky! The Diovan was IN my hands at 4 PM today. I took a shot and ... and asked why I think and how I know I should take Diovan , and I said because I've been researching it heavily ... no generic versions of this, and they said because Diovan is considerably new..... about 5 years old. that...
    ... coughing set in last week], and today first got the Diovan which I'll take at 8 PM..... wondering if I should ... skip a day btween the E and the Diovan ....
    ... I've just read the worst reviews of Diovan from over 100 patients themselves who've used it and...
    ... MMzelle, Don't worry so much. It is likely the Diovan will treat you well. If you look at any group of people ... probably 100% or else they'd not have stopped. :D If Diovan gives you good enough numbers, it's odds on you won...
    ... post the URL to that site's page where 109 reviewed Diovan in an absolute disgusted uproar, but it's at 'ask ... a patient' and just type in any med you want.... Diovan . It includes everyone suffering HAIR LOSS and WEIGHT ... even KNOW if I can take the E again after taking the Diovan last night which would mean I'm bouncing back and...
    ... loss [and weight gain] side affect. When calling the Diovan company back, they didn't deny there is hair loss ... complaints, but not many reviews either, compared to Diovan 's 109...... guess Diovan is the most popular ARB. ... otherwise, I'm investigating the other ARB's aside from Diovan , if the small dose of the Enalapril doesn't work....
    ... ve worked yourself into quite a dither. Take your Diovan for a week and if you hate it (you won't) THEN toss...
    ... I take Diovan and give it my vote of approval. My hair is thin...
    ... even once, fluctuates so I'm in a real dilemma. Have Diovan , but when reading about hair loss and weight gain...

  49. Confused about blood pressure and heart rate normalcies. 9th May 2006
    ... pills in the AM and 2 in the pm. Should be enough? Diovan with Hct in the AM along with Lopressor and Lopresser ... and plain diovan at night, A lot of medicine and the top number averages...

  50. BP Readings 1st May 2006
    ... me any more medication. I currently take 320MG of Diovan once a day. I called ASK A NURSE to see if they would...

  51. To Lenin---BP READINGS 21st April 2006
    ... if it is under control?? I currently take 320mg of Diovan once a day.....

  52. would like to quit taking diovan 20th April 2006
    ... prescribed. ;) ;) You don't HAVE to wean off Diovan but it never hurts. With weaning (like 1/2 dose for...

  53. TO lenin: Diovan 14th April 2006
    ... I think Diovan is controlling your BP appropriately. Getting consistent ... here anymore...she did a lot of dosage changing with Diovan . It's the nature of the medical beast to keep pushing...

  54. Diovan 12th April 2006
    ... think you won't suffer many side effects from the Diovan ; most people can take it well. It's not a very potent...
    ... I personally could not take Diovan . My doctor tried me on it and my heart was beating...
    ... result was very good. My doctor decided to give me Diovan 80mg for BP. I would appreciate any feedback on ... medication that I take. :) Ali I have been taking Diovan now for almost 3 years. I started on 80MG twice a...

  55. Lenin - do you know?? 12th April 2006
    ... and my blood pressure is normal. I am taking 160 mg Diovan . I was wondering if your blood pressure is low.....

  56. Lotensin & Micardis feedback - anyone? 11th April 2006
    ... keep the weight down. I had the same problem with Diovan . Anyone else have this problem and did you find one...
    ... temisartan) is such a drug, as are Cozaar, Avapro, Atacand, Diovan and a host of others, all expensive patented meds...

  57. BP & HR 10th April 2006
    ... and my blood pressure is normal. I am taking 160 mg Diovan . I was wondering if your blood pressure is low.....

  58. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg. 31st March 2006
    ... of High BP meds like Cozaar, Atacand, Benicar and Diovan . Drs put patients on ACEs first then if they cough...
    ... could barely walk. I have used Altace, Lisinopril, Diovan hct, Diovan, Toporal XL, Cardizem, Atenolol, and some ... below 140/84 was the Altace. The cough was horrible. Diovan hct dropped my potassium and put me in the hospital ... . Regular Diovan made me so tired that it was hard to function and...

  59. Women's Ultra Mega and Blood Pressure 28th March 2006
    ... the past when I was on High-Blood Pressure med., ' Diovan HCT' 80 mg. caused me wanting to eat a lot of 'salty ... ' foods? Then, I do not want to ' Diovan HCT' again. Thanks for your opinion, suggestions...

  60. Supplements have brought my bp down 21st March 2006
    ... in the evening also. I have been on lisinopril, diovan , diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem, and some more which...
    ... in the evening also. I have been on lisinopril, diovan , diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem, and some more which...

  61. I need another CCB 18th March 2006
    ... side effects. In combination with a diuretic and Diovan (Valsartan) my pressure is down from an alarming 240 ... caused constant swelling of my feet!! I'm not sure the Diovan really does anything for me. I will be seeing Doc...

  62. High readings today: 202/105 tonight 17th March 2006
    ... few days. I talke 100 mg. of Toprol and 80 mg. of Diovan and 25 mg. of hctz daily. I usually run between the...
    ... sensitive hypertensive (approx. 25% of the population) the Diovan is useless and the Toprol not very good. As a test...

  63. Is there a BP med w/o side effects becides diuretics? 11th March 2006
    ... I've been on diovan 80mg for 3 years or so. My side effects that I know ... cozaar actually worked better for me in comparison to Diovan in regard to side affects. I am now experimenting...
    ... meds, my BP is usually about 160-170/90-98. With diovan , it was 140/80. Thanks! Justwanna, OTC diuretics...
    ... Well, I'm 50, diovan made me gain water weight (and maybe some real weight...

  64. Palpations 28th February 2006
    ... so tired of having BP spikes. And it worked! I take Diovan for my bp and when I complained to the doc that it...

  65. New to board 27th February 2006
    ... have reactions to it. That first two weeks on the Diovan was torture for me. I have had some symptoms with ... the Diovan , but I'm working through it. My problem is that...
    ... What kind of reaction did you have to the Diovan ?...
    ... of my head. I was taking an 81 mg. Bayer with the Diovan HCT. I remembered as a kid that if I took aspirin ... headed. All in all, I think I'll be able to take the Diovan . My pressure today was 113/66. For me, that's great...

  66. Lisinopril side effects 22nd February 2006
    ... but I am still having earaches. He switched me to Diovan ...still lots of mucuos and earache..no swelling. Quit...

  67. When is BP Meds no longer req'd 22nd February 2006
    ... have also been on medication now for 2 years. I take Diovan 320 mg once a day and my readings can range from as...

  68. high blood pressure and soda 21st February 2006
    ... start to tingle and never get to sleep. (I've been on Diovan HCT for about a month and a half and never had this...

  69. Can hbp meds cause incontinence?Lenin could you weigh in on this? 16th February 2006
    ... for your input. I have been on lisinopril, Altace, diovan , diovan hct, toporol xl, back to diovan, sular, procardia...
    ... posted it looks like you had a little luck with the Diovan ? Yes, I tried Diovan once to and on a scale of 1-10...

  70. Diovan and Weight Gain 15th February 2006
    ... I also take Diovan and have been taking it for over two years and I have ... but now I do. He said it would not be caused by the DIOVAN but I am starting to wonder because I am seeing all ... these posts from people who take Diovan and are gaining weight around their midsections. I...

  71. New here and too discouraged for words. 14th February 2006
    ... diuretic, but that didn't help at all. I'm now on Diovan and it's helped considerable. The 10lb weight gain...

  72. Anxiety taking BP 6th February 2006
    ... and then was fine. I took his advice now I'm on Diovan HCT and it's getting better... :)...

  73. Are There any BP meds w/o side effects? 30th January 2006
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med...
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med...
    ... I currently take 80 mg. of Diovan for my blood pressure. I am not happy with this med ... without any side effects? Thanks. I also take Diovan and have been taking it for two years now. I have ... pounds in the last couple of years. My doctor said the Diovan would not cause me to gain weight. So I have been ... people who have complained of weight gain and they take Diovan so I still wonder if my doctor is correct???...
    ... Hello, I am taking Diovan HT 160 mg. for two weeks and have noticed increased...

  74. I'm puzzled...my BP is too high 25th January 2006
    ... I have been on 80mg diovan in the morning and at night, the morning dose has...

  75. To Lenin/about Diovan 25th January 2006
    ... went back. His attitude was completely wrong. I take diovan also. I have noticed that the longer I take it, the ... My pressure has been running 175/60's with 160 mg. diovan , 50 mg. lopresser and hct added too. I'm wondering...
    ... I take diovan and I'm a control freak too. I wonder if there's...

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