How effective is Diovan for Congestive heart failure (Heart failure)?
Summary: 6 Diovan users have rated its effectiveness for Congestive heart failure.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.7/5
This is a review of how effective Diovan (valsartan) is for Congestive heart failure and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Diovan
Diovan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 56,526 Diovan users)
Congestive heart failure
Congestive heart failure (heart is unable to provide sufficient pumping) can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Carvedilol, Coreg, Lisinopril, Digoxin. (latest reports from 1,030 Congestive Heart Failure patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 6 people are studied for taking Diovan in Congestive heart failure
Diovan effectiveness for Congestive heart failure (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Diovan for Congestive heart failure * :
|Congestive heart failure||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who take Diovan for Congestive heart failure * :
|Congestive heart failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Who find Diovan more effective for Congestive heart failure?
Gender of people who find Diovan more effective * :
|Congestive heart failure||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who find Diovan more effective * :
|Congestive heart failure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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