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My Dr. recently changed me from Benicar hct 40-25 to Valsartan (?mg). Comparisons seem to be the same mostly, however, I also take Potassium Chloride 20... Can I still combine the medication? I take it in the a.m. I also take Metoprolol succinate 75mg in the evening. Is this ok to combine with the other medications mentioned above? ## It is always best to follow your doctor's instructions, multiple medications are often prescribed to help lower high blood pressure as fast, and as safely as possible. The FDA warns that you may experience more severe side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Have you been told to stop the Benicar? You said your doctor intended to change you from one to the other, so it would best to take only what your do...3 REPLIES Updated
IS THERE A DRUG THAT WILL WORK AS THIS ONE . THAT IS CHEAPER MY WIFE CANNOT TAKE ASPIRIN. THE COST OF DIOVAN HCT 320MG/25MG HAS WENT UP REALLY THIS YEAR WAS TIER 2 NOW TIER 3 SOMEONE NEEDS TO PUT A STOP TO HIGH COST OF DRUGS WHEN THEY ARE MADE IN CHINA NOW . PLEASE HELP US WIFE HAS KIDNEY CANCER. ## Is there another pill (generic) I can take similar to Diovan 320mg/25mg. Diovan cost me $50.00 a month. ## Have either of you consulted the relevant doctors, or pharmacists? At this time, I am not aware of a generic product that contains bother classes of the relevant medications, which are an ARB (in this case Valsartan) and the diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide. There are generics in these classes, just not as the combined medication, unless one was very recently released that I don't have ...2 REPLIES Updated