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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not quite yet: The patents for valsartan and valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide are scheduled to expire in september 2012. Some company will certainly release a generic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience in Cardiology
Antihypertensive: This drug is an angiotensin receptor blocker used to treat hypertension. It is considered helpful in promoting healing of the kidney tissue and is a ... Read More
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A 85-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: If you can do it cleanly.
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Dr. Derek Isenberg
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: One is generic and one in the brand-name
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Dr. Lisa Mahan
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Accurate reading : Be sure the you are taking the BP appropriately. By your provider. Calibrate your home machine as well.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Same drug: Valsartan is generic Diovan (valsartan). Assuming the generic comes from a reputable pharmaceutical company, there should be no problem in switching.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Hypertension: Good day, that is for your High bloodpressure. It can cause in warm weather with sweating low potassium levels. If you have cramps get Ultipot or Plen ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Diovan (valsartan) is well tolerated and is not typically a cause of rhinitis.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Hypertension: Diovan hct (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination of an orally active, specific angiotensin ii receptor blocker (arb) acting on the at1 ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: They have similar effects but work with a slightly different mechanism.For people who can't take altace, Diovan (valsartan) is often substituted. Diov ... Read More
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