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Avapro vs Diovan, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 85

This is personalized comparison of Avapro vs Diovan for a male aged 85. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Feb, 2, 2014: 3,747 people are studied in Avapro vs Diovan

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male81High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Avapro irbesartannot specified
Diovan valsartannot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 81 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AvaproDiovan
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fall
Drug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Creatinine Increased
Blood Creatinine IncreasedPyrexia (fever)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pneumonia
Drug InteractionHaemoglobin Decreased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AvaproDiovan
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Pneumonia
Retroperitoneal Haematoma (blood clot between the peritoneum and the posterior abdominal wall)Interstitial Lung Disease
Anaemia (lack of blood)Cardiac Failure
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedCerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
Generalised Oedema (swelling all over the body)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Subcutaneous Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels on the skin)Death
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)C-reactive Protein Increased
Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)

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

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AvaproDiovan
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Fall
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Diarrhoea
Drug IneffectiveBlood Creatinine Increased
Blood Creatinine IncreasedPyrexia (fever)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pneumonia
Drug InteractionHaemoglobin Decreased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AvaproDiovan
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Pneumonia
Retroperitoneal Haematoma (blood clot between the peritoneum and the posterior abdominal wall)Interstitial Lung Disease
Loss Of BalanceHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Cardiac Failure
Generalised Oedema (swelling all over the body)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Death
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Subcutaneous Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels on the skin)C-reactive Protein Increased
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedBradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)

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On eHealthMe, Avapro (irbesartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Diovan (valsartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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