Valsartan Coupon - Valsartan 160mg tablet

Generic Diovan

Valsartan (Diovan) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is also used to treat patients with heart failure and patients who have had a heart attack. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. Compare ARBs.
Valsartan Coupon - Valsartan 160mg tablet

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10 Things to Know About New Heart Failure Med Entresto

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 24, 2016

A new combination pill is available that will save lives from heart failure. Entresto has been shown to reduce hospitalizations and save lives from heart failure in certain patients. Entresto is a promising pill that is a mixture of old and new—here’s what you need to know.

  1. Entresto, just approved in July, is a mixture of two medications: valsartan (generic Diovan) an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), and sacubitril which is a neprilysin inhibitor.
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Valsartan Too Expensive? See If You Can Switch to a Cheaper Option

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 11, 2014

If you’ve been on Diovan or the generic version valsartan, and are being told by your insurance it will no longer be covered—you need a plan. Can you switch to losartan (Cozaar) or another medication to save money?

Though valsartan is the generic version of Diovan it’s still expensive. Both valsartan and losartan are ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers); out of the ARBs, losartan has been around the longest.

Here are some simple things to know if you’ve been told to switch your ARB to losartan:

  • The benefits of losartan include controlling blood pressure, slowing the progression of diabetic kidney disease (nephropathy), and decreasing stroke risk in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy.
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ACE Inhibitors vs ARBs: What’s the Difference?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 31, 2014

ACE Inhibitors and ARBS – these abbreviations may not look all that similar or even have any meaning to you as a patient. However, 1 in 3 adults have high blood pressure and are likely on one of these two types of medication even if they do not know it. Drugs in these classes have the same main indication, hypertension (high blood pressure), but differ in how they work and their side effects. See More

Generic Diovan is Now Available!

The GoodRx Pharmacist - July 17, 2014

The long expected arrival of generic Diovan (valsartan) is finally here!

I know there has been a lot of anticipation for the release of this highly popular blood pressure medication and it is now finally available. Diovan combined with hydrochlorothiazide (Diovan HCT) has been available as generic valsartan/hctz for quite some time now, and there has been plenty of speculation as to when plain Diovan would make its generic debut. See More

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