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    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    3/13/2015 2:57:09 AM

    Reviewer: Quilter64, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have taken Diovan for about five years, worked well, kept my BP within the normal range. Insurance switched to Valsartan less than a month ago and my BP is 160s/90s and 100s. I was only taking 80 mg of Diovan once a day. With Valsartan I doubled that when my BP was getting out of hand. My doctor now wants me to go to 320 mg of the Valsartan. I started that yesterday and have not seen a decrease ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/9/2015 2:08:08 PM

    Reviewer: Concerned educated patient, 45-54 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have taken Diovan for 10 years. My insurance changed it to Valsartan. I have been coughing for two months, lost my voice for a week, my asthma got worse, I am dizzy all the time. this drug is dangerous!!!!

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    1/2/2015 7:53:47 PM

    Reviewer: dickndal, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After 30 days on meds saw a continued increase in BP (top number) till almost 195) Returned to Diovan brand name and with 3 days numbers were back to 128/72

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    11/13/2014 12:48:06 PM

    Reviewer: srjsac, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was switched from Diovan to Valsartan. Since the switch I have noticed two episodes of dizziness after getting up from a sitting position. This has occurred at least five hours after taking. I am concerned that the time release of the medication is defective in some way. The generic manufacturer has had problems in their India manufacturing plant. This unexpected dizziness causing me to stumble ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Blood Pressure
    11/3/2014 12:55:24 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had been taking Diovan 80mg 2x a day, sometimes 1x a day, control my blood pressure very well for years with no side effects. Pharmacy changed to generic when it became available because of cost. Took it for a couple of weeks was getting sicker by the day. Blood pressure was higher, lower it a little for a few hours, heart rate stayed low regards of what I did, stayed tired dizzy, weak, chest pain ... Show Full Comment

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