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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Valsartan (Overview)

Angiotensin receptor blocking agent.


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What's difference between olmesartan and valsartan?

What's difference between olmesartan and valsartan?

Almost same : They both are arb, s, both are indicated for hypertension, but valsartan is also indicated for congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Valsartan (Overview)

Angiotensin receptor blocking agent.


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I take these: valsartan(320 mg), amlodipine(10 mg), seroquel(100 mg), concerta(54 mg), depakote(500 mg), paxil(40mg), bupropion(300mg), and Nexium (esomeprazole) (40 mg). Can this combo cause severe low bp? Help.

I take these: valsartan(320 mg), amlodipine(10 mg), seroquel(100 mg), concerta(54 mg), depakote(500 mg), paxil(40mg), bupropion(300mg), and Nexium (esomeprazole) (40 mg). Can this combo cause severe low bp?  Help.

Potentially yes: If you are getting lightheaded or dizzy from this combination you should contact your prescribing physicians or go to the er to have your medication adjusted so that you do not pass out. Stay well hydrated. It is possible for these medications to lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Give me drug profile of valsartan including it's uses, side effects?

Lower blood pressure: Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker and blocks angiotensin ii, a potent constrictor of arteries and veins. It lowers blood pressure and as a result, lowers the workload on the heart. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of valsartan and amlodipine(exforge) on kidney?

What are the side effects of valsartan and amlodipine(exforge) on kidney?

Kidney side effects: V has a renal protective effect on patients who have proteinuria (p) as it reduces it. A increases blood flow (ibf) to the kidney and can cause, because of this ibc, more proteinuria. V cannot be given in patients with a renal artery stenosis, as it causes an elevation of creatinine which is reversible once v is stopped. V and a work well together in most patients with no loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure problem and i take valsartan 40 every night since last year. Does it heart my body?

I have high blood pressure problem and i take valsartan 40 every night since last year. Does it heart my body?

No: The medicine has been well-studied in so many patients for many patient years and has been without problem in those who tolerate it. It is one of those that have proven to decrease LVH in those with hypertension and its type is used widely in patients with diabetes for kidney protection. ...Read more

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Does diclofenac interact with diovan (valsartan)?

Does diclofenac interact with diovan (valsartan)?

Interaction : There is increased risk of kidney toxicity and possible decrease effectiveness of BP lowering of diovan (valsartan). Consider using Acetaminophen if possible. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Effects of valsartan?

Lower blood pressure: Valsartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker and blocks angiotensin ii, a potent constrictor of arteries and veins. It lowers blood pressure and as a result, lowers the workload on the heart. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Diovan (Definition)

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