Dreadful side effects of Valsartan

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I have been very unwell following a course of Valsartan...previously I had a cancer op on my breast. The Valsartan gave me bad chest pains and inflamed the area around my operation scar ...therefore I am warning about this drug...now in the dustbin. Would be interested to know if others have experienced this

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    cherry40600...are you SURE that Valsartan is the culprit??? Quite frankly, I've never heard of Valsartan causing chest pain, and/or inflammation.

    I do hope you consulted your doctor. Stopping your bp medication can be like playing Russian roullette.

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      I dont have high blood pressure...it was to slow my heart down ..I still have residual pain ...and my doctor confirmed. You need to read the side effects properly

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      cherry40600...say WHAT!!!?????? You were given Valsartan to slow your heart down???????? Normally, a Beta-Blocker or Calcium Channel blocker would be prescribed., NOT an ordinary bp medication.

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      I am seeing my heart specialist next week...he will get it between the eyes..I am furious

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    valsartan gave me esophagitis which caused me to have severe chest pain and inflammation in the esophagus. I can't take any arbs or ace meds because they all cause me to get esophagitis

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