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Is Diovan (valsartan) a substitute for altace?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
They have similar effects but work with a slightly different mechanism.For people who can't take altace, Diovan (valsartan) is often substituted.
Diovan (valsartan) doesn't cause the cough that some people get with altace.

In brief: Yes
They have similar effects but work with a slightly different mechanism.For people who can't take altace, Diovan (valsartan) is often substituted.
Diovan (valsartan) doesn't cause the cough that some people get with altace.
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