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 Diovan HCT Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ + Valsartan

Valsartan (trade name Diovan, Novartis International AG) is mainly used for treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and to increase the chances of living longer after a heart attack. It is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (commonly called an ARB, or angiotensin receptor blocker), that is selective for the type I (AT1) angiotensin receptor. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Side effects 3.1 Heart failure 3.2 Hypertension 4 Interactions 5 Mechanism of...
diovan hct 320mg/25mg

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 ... ...

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Losaran Hctz vs. Diovan HCT

Does Losartan hctz tab 100-25 mg equal Diovan HCT 320-12.5 tab. I am concerned about the difference in milligrams. I recently started the Losartan. ## It's usually about 100mgs of the Losartan to equal each 160mg of the Valsartan in the Diovan, but your HCTZ (Hydrochlorothiazide) has been raised from 12.5 to 25, so that dose has been doubled. Learn more Hyzaar details here. Did your doctor make this change? It's really a matter of trying it and seeing how it works for you. If it doesn't work, then you may require a dosage adjustment. ...

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expiration date diovan hct

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? ...

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Diovan And Triamterene/hctz

Is it safe to take Diovan and Triamterene/hctz together? I just failed a flight physical partly because the ME said these two drugs shouldn't be taken together!! I've been taking them together for about two years as prescribed by my PCP. Really want to get completely off meds but presume I'll need to go slowly. Any advise? Thanks ## It isn't that they shouldn't be taken together, but they can cause some problems, so your doctor must carefully consider the dosage and should be monitoring you regularly. Now, this information is only relevant to the medicine in general. When it comes to specific criteria, such as that related to a flight physical, it may be a prohibited combination, due to the problems that can be caused by using them together. The first is due the risk... ...

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Diovan Valsartan 80 mg.

Valsartan ## VALSARTAN has a voluntary FDA RECALL: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA labeled as Major Pharmaceuticals — recall is at the retail level because these products are only used in facilities where they are directly administered to patients by health care professionals: Valsartan 80 mg and 160 mg products, Prinston Pharmaceuticals Inc. labeled as Solco Healthcare LLC — recall is at the consumer/user level: Valsartan 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg; and valsartan/HCTZ 80 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/25 mg, 320 mg/12.5 mg, and 320 mg/25 mg product Teva Pharmaceuticals labeled as Actavis LLC — recall is at the consumer/user level: Valsartan 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg; and valsartan/HCTZ 80 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/12.5 mg, 160 mg/25 mg, 320 mg/12.5 mg, and 320 mg/2... ...

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DIOVAN 320 MG HTC NORVITIS

i was prescribed diovan 320 mg htc norvitis and diovan 320 mg valsartan, are these the same drug ## No, they are not really the same. The Diovan HCT combines the ARB medication Valsartan with the diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide, which removes excess fluids from the body. The regular Diovan just contains the ARB medication Valsartan. Are there any comments or questions? ...

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can you take Esculturex with Diovan

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... ...

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valsart hctz availability

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... ...

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hip pain from Losartan Hct 100 25 Tab

was taking diovan/hct 320-25 worked well due to rising cost aprox.430.00 for 90 pills doc switched me to losartan/hct 100-25.started it 4 days ago have gotten a terrable pain in hip n my heart races a couple times a day will this go away or do i have to switch to somthing else. ## Have you consulted your doctor? At this time, it is very important that you do so, because while it could be due to a side effect of the medication, there are also other possibilities, such as dehydration from the Hydrochlorothiazide, which is a diuretic. ## i did talk to my doctor n he said he doesn,t see the connection between the hip pain n thye new med.however i'm still locked in to thyat becausr it started with in 12 hours afterb taking this med.i had been on diovan/hct for about 5 years and no proble... ...

Updated in Losartan
Valsartan-HCTZ 160/12.5 Tablet Availability

Is this drug still being made? The pharmacist I went to said it was not. Please answer so I can find out if I'll be able to get a new prescription. Thanks for your help. ## Hello, Patricia! How are you? Do you happen to know what the markings were on the tablet in question? Or who the manufacturer was, so I can research this further for you? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. ## Hello...I have been taking Diovan HCT Brand by Norvartis for many years...Now my insurance will no longer cover it and says I must go to generic...I took Valsartin by Sandoz with no problem but now cannot find a pharmacy that carries this generic Diovan HCT by Sandoz. Do you know if this generic ve... ...

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blood pressure medicine combinations

Im taking Diovan HCT 160/12.5 for my blood pressure but it is still little high.I have a second medicine I used to take Labetalol HCL 200mg.Is it ok to take them both? ## Okay first, what numbers do you consider a little high? You have to understand what when someone has high blood pressure, the basic goal is usually 135/85 or right around there, because in many cases it isn't practical to try to get them to 120/80 or lower. You also need to be watching what you eat, such as keeping your sodium as low as possible and not overdoing your fluid intake, to help lower it. On top of that you also need to be getting regular exercise. Learn more hypertension details here. Other factors that come into play would be the time of day you are checking it, because it is normal for some fluctuatio... ...

Updated in Diovan
Toprol XL 50 MG

Toprol XL 50 MG Has this drug produced any insominia for anybody? I am takingit at night?I am taking HCT(Diovan) 160/12.5MG in the morning ## I would like to say that my doctor put me on toprol xl because I just found out this year I have a generic heart problem. My dad found out he has it and his mom does to. I have to say this medicene helps me because I kept blacking out and found out why. The doctorsaid that it was my built in pace maker he said that if he did surgery to give me another pace maker it would only make me worse. I have to thank you for putting this web site on the internet because it helps me understand toprol xl better than what I thought. Sincerly, Cindy ## Toprol xl I am using for high blood pressure control. I have pacemaker also but meds have nothing to do with pa... ...

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orange oval hhh cg

the pill is a burnt orange color and has HHH on one side and CG on the other side. It is oval in shape. ## This is a Diovan HCT tablet, which contains the active ingredients Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide, it is most commonly used to help treat high blood pressure. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Read more: Do you have any questions? ...

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drug interaction

novolin insulinN & R coreg warfarin minocycline foresamide potassium allpurinol welchol prevacid ## I tried taking meds as ordered, and became weaker by the day. Doc changed me from Diovan HCT to Coreg for high blood pressure, but I am concerned that I dont get the low blood sugars now and am not using insulin best results. but the perscription says not to quit taking with out the Doctors knowledge. I need to know if i need a new doctor or drop some meds ...

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Pink Oval Pill V24 On One Side And M The Other

The medication is supposed to be Valsartan 320/ HCTZ 12.5. the pill is almost twice the size of my normal pill which is also pink and has HIL on one side, NVR on the other. ## Yes, that's still the same medication, it's just a generic that's manufactured by a different company. The one you were taking, with the NVR HIL imprint was the name brand Diovan HCT. The reason for the size different is usually just because they've chose to use different inactive ingredients and binders, when manufacturing them. Learn more Valsartan details here. Learn more Hydrochlorothiazide details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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VALZAAR - H

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... ...

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

I BEEN TAKING THE PILLS FOR A MONTH AND I HAVENT LOSE ANY WIGHT I WANT TO KNOW WHAT IM DOING WRONG I HAVENT GAIN BUT IM NOT LOSING ANY ## I'm sorry, you only posted this under the word BLUE, so I have no idea what medication you are asking about. ## iv been taking Yeduc Sibutramina for a month and i havent lose any weight there yellow and blue i would like to know what im doing wrong. ## Are you consulting with a doctor for proper use and diet? ## Having an awful time dealing with side effects of blood pressure meds. Have been on Diovan HCT 320/25 and Sular for years. Then when switched to nisoldipine 17 mg, the swelling in ankles and feet became unbearable. Now on Norvasc and hydrolchlorothiazide (also) Diovan and feel awful. Heartburn; tired; double blurry vision. BP still sky hig... ...

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sulfa drug list for blood pressure meds

I am allergic to sulfa drugs. Having a hard time finding the right blood pressure medicine. Can you please help me find blood pressure meds that don't contain sulfa ## Hello, Sherrie! How are you? What specific sulfa drug or drugs have you had a reaction to? While many blood pressure medications are related, not everyone that is allergic to a sulfa drug, such as Bactrim, is also allergic to all the rest. I am a good example of that. I had a very bad reaction to Bactrim several years ago, but I am fine with blood pressure and cardiac medications. What blood pressure medications have you tried? The FDA lists the symptoms of an allergic reaction as possibly including swelling, trouble breathing, hives, itchy rash and angioedema. ## Diovan hct, zebeta, hyzaar, bystolic, cardizem, I can ... ...

Updated in Bactrim
diovan side effects

Has anyone had side effects from Diovan HCT such as pain/cramps in legs all night and headaches? ...

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