A 57-year-old male asked:
In order to avoid being "addicted" to one medication, can i take diovan (valsartan) this month then benicar next month, and so on ? thank you.
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Internal Medicine 38 years experience
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Benicar & Diovan (valsartan) are: Both blood pressure medicines (in the arb family) & have absoutely no addictive potential. Take them as directed by your doc. I doubt that you should be taking both at the same time; so check with doc as to which one u should be taking. If your BP needs to be lowered further, let doc make the choice of medication(s).
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Last updated Feb 7, 2016
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