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My bp 146/111 from 184/111 I take diovan just started taking it a week ago?

My bp 146/111 from 184/111 I take diovan just started taking it a week ago?

Accurate reading : Be sure the you are taking the BP appropriately. By your provider. Calibrate your home machine as well. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Diovan (Definition)

Diovan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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Can I take Diovan (valsartan) ( 12.5mg) per tablet, with yohimbe?

Can I take Diovan (valsartan) ( 12.5mg) per tablet, with yohimbe?

Probably: No contraindications that i see. Yohimbe is used by many to improve libido but being a supplement is not regulated by the fda so use with caution & please let your physician know how much & how often you are using it. ...Read more

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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.

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.

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). ...Read more

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Can i take Diovan (valsartan) 160 mg. With maleboost, who has yohimbine?

Can i take Diovan (valsartan) 160 mg. With maleboost, who has yohimbine?

Be careful: If you have high blood pressure, you might think twice before trying yohimbine. It's a pretty safe botanical and it works, but it may not be for you if you're not in 100% perfect health. Your physician can guide you here. ...Read more

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I take Diovan (valsartan) hct, can I subsitute this medication with hydralazine hcl?

I take Diovan (valsartan) hct, can I subsitute this medication with hydralazine hcl?

Should not: These are not the same class of medications, so a substitution depends on the original indcation. Check with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Diovan (valsartan) with ibuprofen?

Is it safe to take Diovan (valsartan) with ibuprofen?

Yes: While medications which decrease inflammation like Ibuprofen can lead to salt retention, which in turn can raise blood pressure, practically speaking this is not usually an important problem. ...Read more

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Can I take Diovan (valsartan) along with amyloidipine and Lasix?? I was taking Diovan (valsartan) and Maxide but I had severe headaches with the Maxide .

Can I take Diovan (valsartan) along with amyloidipine and Lasix?? I was taking Diovan (valsartan) and Maxide but I had severe headaches with the Maxide .

Yes, you can take: Diovan, (valsartan) amlodipine and lasix. Please check with your doctor if you need to have your blood Potassium levels tested. Lasix can cause the kidneys to spill out potassium and most need an oral supplement of Potassium. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Valsartan (Definition)

Angiotensin receptor blocking agent. ...Read more