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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    2/3/2017 10:59:41 AM

    Reviewer: Linda \, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My dr prescribed this pill for me ,instead of lowering my bp, it shot it thru the roof ! So high, that I had to be seen at the er to get it lowered ! Never again will I take this drug ever again !!!!

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/7/2017 2:27:24 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    this medication lowered my blood pressure which a plus. However, my pulse has dropped in to the 40's and I am very dizzy and my heart pounds. I also get a pain up my nose through my forhead. been on this med for 10 years. went from 320mg to 160 mg. I am now thinking of stopping this because this happens throughout the day and when I lower my head or stand up from a sitting positon. I se ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    6/25/2016 1:32:20 AM

    Reviewer: Sylvia, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My insurer WellCare required I take this to see if it worked before approval to try one that worked in the past. 1st day my heart raced. 2nd day in less than 15 mins. My head felt in a vise grip. I was so dizzy I had to hold on to furniture to make it to my bp cuff. My bp was 98/66 with a pulse of 95. It took over 4 hrs. to get it even close to normal.It put my body under so much stress that I got ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/12/2016 5:58:30 PM

    Reviewer: tk, 45-54 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This drug worked well until I was switched to generic, my dose increased from 80 , then 60, then 320; doc added lopressor , am now weening off the diovan, every time I take it with the lopressor my BP spikes 160/95 , dizzy blurred vision etc, I think the generic is bogus

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    5/9/2016 11:05:39 AM

    Reviewer: Pascal, 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    When I switched from Diovan to generic Valsatran 80 mg made by Sandoz, my blood pressure went up, felt nauseous and very tired... In the morning ( fasting) my blood pressure was high, and 2 hours after taking this medication there is no improvement. My doctor resolved my health problem when he switched me to another generic. Within one hour my blood pressure became normal. I kept the Sandoz tablet ... Show Full Comment

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