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Valsrat prescription
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Dear reader, My cardiologist gave me Diovan 60. That has been around now for some time. These pills are packaged in 14 pills per strip. Now this pill changed to Valstartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 125/75 mg, and these pills are packaged in strips of 10 pills. Do you know where I can still get these 14 day strips? I have a prescription from my cardiologist available. Thanks for your reply. Henno R., Netherlands {edited for privacy}
Updated 16 days ago.
what medications show false positive for methamphatemine on urine tests
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I have been testing positive for methamphatemine on urine tests and I have not done any. What would cause this? I take Diovan, HCTZ, Promethazine, Sudogest Albuteral inhailer, Bisoprolol,Valsartan,Cephlexan,Diazapam,flonaise naisal spray, Hydrocodone 10/325, pain releiver pm. What is causing these tests to show methamphetamine? ## I had to take a court ordered urine test yersterday. I was callled by CPS today and they have taken my kids due to a positive reading for meth. I have read so many conflicting views that I doont know what to beleave. I have an emergancy court hearing this Monday due to neg test. meds I have been on for 3 years- All Generic Brans of each. Aderal 20mg 3xday- Wellbutrin SR 150mg 3xday- Metoprol Tartrate 25mg 2xday- Clonazepam 2mg 2xday - Ondansetron HCL 4mg take ...
Updated 28 days ago.
one side p23 and the other lu white oval pill
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Lupin manufactures in China! Did not work for me either since I dropped Diovan, made in US. ## They are made in India.
Updated 1 month ago.
how long is the medication good after date of expiration
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Diovan only 2 months after expiration date. Is it safe to take? Next appointment with doctor is for next month. Please let me know, I will appreciate it. ## Hello, Gloria! How are you? This medication doesn't get dangerous, once it's expired, but it does start to lose effectiveness and may not work as well as it did, when it was new. It would be best to just obtain a new supply, unless your doctor okays you taking the expired one. However, this isn't a medication that requires a doctor's appointment, so if you call, they should be able to phone or fax a prescription for you to your pharmacy to get you through, until your appointment. The FDA classifies this medication as being an ARB that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. ...
Updated 1 month ago.
Diovan and Benicar
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I have been taking Benicar 20mg for high blood pressure and it was working in combination with two other meds. My drug plan had my doctor change it to Diovan 160mg. Does the Diovan need to be such a large dose compared to the Benicar? Both are angiotensin II receptor meds so do they work the same way? ## Hi Forrest, Even though both of these medications are angiotensin II receptor antagonists and both work by blocking the binding of angiotensin II to the AT1 receptor in many tissues, they still have completely different chemical structures by which the drugs themselves are synthetically constructed. It's really just this factor along with any other inactive ingredients (binders and fillers) that are put in each tablet, which can determine how each drug is metabolized by your body. I...
Updated 1 month ago.
my Dr stopped the Amliodipine and Diovan, a few years ago
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and gave me Exforge HTC 10mg/160mg/12.5mg ,after a few years my heart works too hard ,another cardiologue gave me now Meto Zerok 50 from Sandoz to take with the Exforge... answer me fast all the clinics are close for Christmas thank ,is it possible that the Meto will make my heart go to slow? thanks a lot ## Hello, Monique! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is listed by the FDA as most commonly being used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Yes, there is a risk of that, but not a very high one. If your heart is working to hard, you should take this, as prescribed by the doctor, because letting th...
Updated 2 months ago.
Diovan 160 Mg Vs Losartan 100 25
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Are the ingredients in Diovan 160 mg and Losartan 100-25 mg comparable if I run out of one can I switch to other? ## Hi Elaine, As far as comparing these drugs, I think it's not wise to assume that they have similar properties, since everyone can react differently to one or the other, despite having an equivalent dosage. If you're used to taking one or the other and have your doctors permission, I'd say it's fine to switch off between the two. However, at the same time I wouldn't necessarily anticipate having the same relief or results from two entirely different medications. On a side note: Eating whole foods that have little to no sodium and which are high in potassium and magnesium are solid dietary options for lowering blood pressure. These foods primarily includ...
Updated 3 months ago.
valsart hctz availability
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I took Diovan brand 320-12.5mg for a very long time. The generic became available. I have a history of reacting to drugs and wanted to stay with the Sandoz which I've been told is a generic to Diovan and Sandoz company is the generic company of Novartis who originally made Diovan brand. By hopping from one drug store to another I found Valsartan Hydrochlorathiazide tablets 320-12.5 mg marked identical to the brand drug with the HIL and NVR on the pink oval pill. I paid generic price. Soon pharmacy ran out and told me they would not be getting anymore Sandoz Valsartan HCTZ 320-12.5mg. I was told to go to other pharmacies and maybe they would have some on their shelf. I did, I even went out of state and was able to buy 90 days but was told that's it, no more will be available. The...
Updated 4 months ago.
Co-diovan side effect?
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I've been taking 80mg/12.5 for some months now; bp when measured with two different monitors (upper arm and wrist) has averaged 106-110/61-63, with diastolic figures at times lower than 60, heart rate 55-70. Readings are elevated at the doctors clinic ~ 130-140/75-80. Main problem is regular tension like headache, with similar burning sensation feeling occasionally behind the ears / neck region. CT scan results okay. Electrolytes figures, kidney & liver function tests, and sugar level tests results also okay. I'm strongly convinced that the co-diovan medication is responsible for the headaches / burning sensation feeling described early. My doctors are still observing and this has affected quality of life for me. Is anyone with a similar experience and how can this be addres...
Updated 5 months ago.
can you take Esculturex with Diovan
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can you take Esculturex with Diovan 160/25 mg ## Esculturex is listed as containing Sibutramine, a drug that was used to aid in weight loss, until it was banned from the market in 2010, due to the increased risk it caused of adverse cardiovascular events. Learn more Sibutramine details here. That said, it you are taking the Diovan HCT for high blood pressure or a cardiac condition, then no, it isn't safe to take the Esculturex, or any other stimulant type of weight/appetite control drug. Learn more Valsartan details here. Learn more Hydrochlorothiazide details here. Stimulant medications, such as the Esculturex can cause elevation of your blood pressure and heart rate, which can be dangerous for cardiac and hypertension patients. Is there anything else I can help with? ## With thyro...
Updated 5 months ago.
nvr on one side an xo on other side peach. coloured pill
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Smal oval pill peach coloured with n v r on one side and xo on the other side,what pill is it ## Diovan 180 mg. Are the same # s u describe for blood pressure pill I take but ck further
Updated 7 months ago.
expiration date diovan hct
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diovan hct expired 2007 I ran out of prescription and until I replenish can I take this pill which was a sample from doctor ## No, that is way to old for it to have any efficacy left. Even in the original factory sealed container, they are only good for about 3 to 4 years from the date of production, after that they start to lose efficacy. the best thing to do would be to dispose of them and see your doctor for a new prescription. Learn more Diovan details here. Learn more HCT details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have sample Diovan 160mg from Doctor I just found, sealed from 2009. Is it still safe to take now in 2014?
Updated 8 months ago.
small pinkish pill with d o on one side and n v r on the other
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I'm trying to identify 2 small pinkish pills with a D O on one side and NVR on the other. Does anyone know what they are? ## It could be Diovan. It depends on the shape of the pill.
Updated 9 months ago.
Diovan expired 5 months ago
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I found an unopened bottle of Diovan (90 tabs) in my medicine cabinet. It got pushed back by my more current orders. It expired 5 months ago; are they still good? ## Hello, Ann! How are you? They don't get dangerous once past the expiration, but they do begin to lose effectiveness. Are they in a factory sealed bottle or one from your pharmacy? The factory sealed ones usually have a longer expiration date. ## Thank you Verwon. I was told it is still good until the end of the year so I started taking it right away. At least my 3-month supply won't be wasted.
Updated 1 year ago.
i am allergic to sulfa drugs can I take hydrochlorothiazide
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The doctor wants to change me to Diovan and Hydrochlorothiazide. I am currently on Lisinopril 40mg. I am afraid to change. I am allergic to sulfa drugs. I have had a cold/flu for about 2 months and he thinks Lisinopril may be causing the cough. (this is a new doctor to me). I have been on Lisinopril for 10 years and have had no problems. Not sure what to do. Also Diovan is a tier 4 drug. Lisinopril is a tier 1. ## Hydrochlorothiazide is a sulfonamide, but they don't always cause problems in people with sulfa allergies. Learn more Hydrochlorothiazide details here. I've taken it without a problem, but had a very bad allergic reaction to the antibiotic Bactrim and am listed as being sulfa allergic. However, it is best to proceed with caution. Have you discussed the issue with your ...
Updated 1 year ago.
diovan htc still sealed and unopened doctor s sample expired last oct 2011 will it be safe to take in
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Had not taken BP tablet for a while, then had a test that showed the pressure was high, finds the med. I take has expired but still has a lot, should I just discard them or can it still be safe to use? ## Hello, Bingbing1956! How are you? Medications start to lose effectiveness over time, so it's not going to work as well, since it's been expired for 2 years. Beyond that, you need to see your doctor, get on a good, non-expired medication and stick with it. There is no cure for high blood pressure, it has to be continually controlled and you can't just take a medication until it's at normal levels and then stop, because it will go up, again. The medications also take time to reach their full level of efficacy in the body, so they aren't something you can just take as ...
Updated 1 year ago.
diovan 160 + moxovas 0.3
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hi, doc prescribed diovan 160 one in morning. n moxovas 0.3 in noon for bp control.I have creatinine level is 1.62 urea 33. Albumin/Creat ratio is 55 (microalbuminia) & microalbumin is 114 (normal upto 30 mg/lt) as per last report on 04oct13. I had history of hyperkalemia (Blood potassim > 6) in past when Telma R5 was taking twice a day. Have 2 queries. 1) Is Diovan for BP is safe & nephroprotective & not result a high potassim again 2) before this medication was using stamlo beta twice. now doc changed to Diovan is it helps in urine reports. appreciate your reply
Updated 1 year ago.
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HAVE 2 MEDICATION AND WANT TO KNOW WHAT HTEY ARE FOR VALZAAR-H AND STANLIP 160 THANK YOU. ## IS valzaar Hand Diavan the some thing ??? THANKYOU ## Yes, same active ingredient, just sold under different names in different countries. ## i am required to take the drug valzzar h 80 as part of treatment for highper tention ,as i am not aware of its side effect let me know ## I'm taking Diovan 160/25 Is Valzaar-H 160 the same? ## SORRY It was Diovan HCT 160-25. Is this the same as Valzaar-H160? ## Yes, Valzaar-H 160 is the same medicine as Diovan HCT 160, just made by a different manufacturer in a different country. The Valzaar-H works just like Diovan HCT. ## I was prescribed to take Diovan-320 at Dubai and now I am relocated to India. I am unable find the same drug in my city and the ph...
Updated 1 year ago.
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prescribed in the philippines ## This is a form of a blood pressure medication made in the US called Diovan. It is used to lower high blood pressure. Side effects include dizziness, lightheadness, headache, among others. ## Actually, the name brand in the U.S. for Losartan is Cozaar. Learn more Cozaar details here. It's an ARB that's used to help treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. It and Diovan are in the same drug class, but Diovan actually contains the active ingredient Valsartan. Learn more Diovan details here. As to the Calvit, that's a supplement that contains Calcium Carbonate and Cholecalciferol and the Sangobion is a multivitamin nutritional supplement. Is there anything I can help with? Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 1 year ago.
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blood pressure ## I have no comments. How can I make a comment on something I have no information on. ## Is Corzaar, or its generic Losarton, a good replacement for Diovan which has no generic and is extremely expensive? ## Losartan is an ARB that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Learn more Cozaar details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. And in regards to Cheryl's question for anyone that wants to know… Since they are in the same medication class, yes you could try the other one and it's worth asking your doctor about. Are there any other questions or comments?
Updated 1 year ago.

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