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From FDA reports: side effects of Co-diovan for a Female patient aged 72

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 72

Gender: female

Conditions: Hypertension

Drugs taking:
- Co-diovan
- Co-diovan: used for 1 - 2 years

Side effects have: Condition Aggravated, Blood Sodium Decreased, Blood Potassium Decreased

On Jan, 29, 2014: 60,555 people who reported to have side effects when taking Co-diovan are studied

Trend of Co-diovan's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3657203)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Condition Aggravated (worse condition)185 (2.15%)
Blood Sodium Decreased63 (0.73%)
Blood Potassium Decreased67 (0.78%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 72 (±5) in the use of Co-diovan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Pressure Increased1,201
Hypertension (high blood pressure)1,188
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,076
Asthenia (weakness)941
Diarrhoea798
Dizziness618
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)584
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)454
Headache (pain in head)444
Pain391

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 72 (±5) in long term use of Co-diovan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Pressure Increased79
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)72
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)50
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)40
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)35
Chest Pain34
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)34
Dizziness31
Interstitial Lung Disease20
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)20

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Condition Aggravated (worse condition)1,150 (1.90%)
Blood Sodium Decreased368 (0.61%)
Blood Potassium Decreased376 (0.62%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Co-diovan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypertension (high blood pressure)8,522
Blood Pressure Increased7,858
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)6,648
Asthenia (weakness)5,501
Diarrhoea4,698
Dizziness3,783
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)3,316
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)3,005
Headache (pain in head)2,608
Pain2,541

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Co-diovan:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypertension (high blood pressure)369
Blood Pressure Increased333
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)297
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)246
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)169
Chest Pain150
Dizziness124
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)117
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)113
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)102

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