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... Hi, I haven't posted in awhile but I am wondering if anyone has experience with Avapro. I have been on 80 mg of Diovan since June of 2002 and my doctor has switched me to 150 mg of Avapro, (cheaper med for my insurance company). I know these 2 drugs are in the same class, but will I be able to tell when I make the change, as far as side effects with the Avapro? Diovan has... (2 replies)
Avapro Side Effect
Jun 19, 2004
... I see that Avapro is a anangiotensin II receptor antagonists. This is the same as DIOVAN, and I got the exact same symptom. And I hated it! ... (18 replies)
Diovan or Avapro
Jun 20, 2003
... I read that avapro is more effective than diovan but I heard alot of good talk about diovan. Has anyone taken avapro that has any recommendations? ... (5 replies)

... type symptoms. My doc put me on this after Diovan caused a severe rash from knees to ankles along with joint pain. I have stopped the Avapro since I could barely walk and the cough has kept me up every night. ... (3 replies)
... The Avapro is alot more tolerable, but it does seem the lower dose is even better. Like anything, we have to make trials with some things. I am very petite, so as one dr. ... (30 replies)
... o had a lil dizzyness at first, but it subsided rather quickly, but it kicked back in when I went on the Avapro, but doing a lil better the last 2 weeks. Yes the Avapro is an AT2 like Diovan, so I am just going to have to call the dr. to see what the heck is going on. ... (11 replies)
... Interesting that Avapro will probably be going generic in 2012. ... (12 replies)
... Diovan and Avapro are both ARBs, which are generally well tollerated. Some people on this board like Benicar, which is another ARB. ... (3 replies)
... I am on plain old Benicar 20 mg (no HCT) with very good results. Benicar is a little more potent and has better 24 hour control than Diovan. So, IMHO, it's a better choice anyway (aside from the fact that it is a little cheaper). Though I wouldn't expect there to be a dramatic difference between the two. Each medication has two versions - plain, vanilla (Diovan, Benicar,... (8 replies)
... I am new to this board and new to diovan hct. I was prescribed this med for hypertension a year after the birth of our third daughter. ... (12 replies)
... I have tried Cozaar and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar, Avapro and Diovan. They gave me the worst side effects, although that my father use this group with no side effects. ... (5 replies)
... I have no experience with Avapro. I took Diovan for two years and my blood pressure was all over the place. Sometimes it was fine and other times it was borderline. ... (5 replies)
... Currently on Benicar. Would like to know of other's experience with Avapro and or Diovan since my insurance has a lower copay for those($25) than the Benicar($50). Is Benicar worth the extra money? (5 replies)
... My lovely insurance company just notified me that Diovan was being taken off the preferred drug list so I will have to change or pay it all myself... ... (8 replies)
... Also it's GREAT news that finally one of the ARBs is now available generically. I'm on Diovan and have been doing great on it for years. ... (12 replies)
Diovan vs. Benicar
Oct 14, 2005
... and all the while she was holding my diary of readings knowing full well that the Ativan was "helping" the Diovan to do it's job. Go figure!!!!!!! ... (4 replies)
... Steve, There's not a lot of difference among the ARB's...all are weak antihypertensives that block the attatchment of angiotensin-2. Probably Diovan, with the intese backing of its powerful maufacturer, Novartis, has more money to spend on doctor "advertising" than does the lesser light, Boehringer-Ingleheim, the maker of Micardis. The... (6 replies)
... I am going for a second round of interviewing for a pharm rep job next week and I was wondering if you can tell me the differance between Diovan and Micardis? ... (6 replies)
... I have been on Avapro for about 5 years and also suffer from lower back pain which seems to be getting worse as time is going on. ... (1 replies)
... Hi zuzu...I'm really hoping it does the trick, as the Avapro was costing me a small fortune. Dr. would give me samples when she could, but I can't expect her to supply me month after month. ... (12 replies)

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