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Avapro, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 69-year old woman

This is a personalized study for a 69 year old female patient who has High blood pressure, Atrial Fibrillation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 127 female patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Avapro (latest outcomes from 11,951 users) has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,550 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What are the conditions

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,150,351 patients) can be treated by Lisinopril, Amlodipine Besylate, Atenolol, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc, Diovan.

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 382,143 patients) can be treated by Warfarin Sodium, Coumadin, Flecainide Acetate, Digoxin, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Pradaxa.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 127 females aged 66 (±5) who take Avapro, Diltiazem Hydrochloride are studied

Avapro, Diltiazem Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 66

Gender: female

Conditions: High blood pressure, Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs taking:
- Avapro (irbesartan): used for 1 - 2 years
- Diltiazem Hydrochloride - 180MG (diltiazem hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :


Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Rash Maculo-papularDiverticulumRenal Failure
Abdominal Pain
Chest Pain
Abdominal Distension
Weight Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Atrial Fibrillation
- support group for people who have High Blood Pressure
- support group for people who take Avapro
- support group for people who take Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can taking slo release niacin trigger atrial fibrillation incident in person who has infrequent af incidents?
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, High Blood Pressure, and takes Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Flecainide Acetate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Aspirin, Slo-Niacin)
    My question is if niacin has ever been shown to trigger atrial fibrillation in people whose AF is normally controlled by medications taken for the condition. I have an atrial fibrillation condition that has been pretty much controlled by the medication I take. When I say pretty much controlled I ...

  • What to do against vomitting after some light sport effort
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Atherosclerosis - Aging, Angina Pectoris, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, and takes Metoprolol Succinate, Monoket, Amlodipine Besylate, Irbesartan)
    During slow bicycling < 10 km per hour, or during swimmingI get nausea and if I continu I have to vommit

  • Does diltiazem cause short term memory loss
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Atrial Fibrillation, and takes Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Atorvastatin Calcium, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Nefazodone Hydrochloride, Fish Oil, Aspirin)
    I have been taking Diltiazem for the past 3 months and have found that my short term memory has become terrible. I have a hard time remembering what I did a few hours ago. When I hear something I have a terrible time remembering what was just said. It is very frightening. Has anyone else had this pr ...

  • I'm taking diltiazem and my ankles and feet are swelling. what can i do?
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has Lupus, and takes Sotalol Hydrochloride, Diltiazem)

  • Do you have diagnosed svt and hbp and been prescribed prednisone
    (Asked by a 68 year old woman who has Muscle Pain, High Blood Pressure, SVT, and takes Prednisone, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Lisinopril)

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 60+ with High Blood Pressure:
  1. Blood pressure management (7,903 reports)
  2. Dizziness (6,429 reports)
  3. Nausea (5,580 reports)
  4. Breathing difficulty (5,200 reports)
  5. Weakness (4,824 reports)
  6. Fall (4,719 reports)
  7. Diarrhea (4,459 reports)
  8. Fatigue (4,318 reports)
  9. Hypotension (4,247 reports)
  10. Headache (3,796 reports)
Women of age 60+ with Atrial Fibrillation:
  1. Dizziness (6,429 reports)
  2. Nausea (5,580 reports)
  3. Fall (4,327 reports)
  4. Fatigue (4,318 reports)
  5. Nausea and vomiting (3,728 reports)
  6. Rashes (3,494 reports)
  7. Headache (3,471 reports)
  8. Chest pain (3,239 reports)
  9. Pain (2,906 reports)
  10. Stress and anxiety (2,084 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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