Review: Diovan and Ginkgo biloba drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Diovan and Ginkgo biloba. It is created by eHealthMe based on 51 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Diovan (latest outcomes from 56,458 users) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Ginkgo biloba (latest outcomes from 458 users) has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 51 people who reported to have interactions when taking Diovan, Ginkgo biloba are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Diovan (valsartan)
- Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Diovan, Ginkgo biloba:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||22|
|Myalgia (muscle pain)||18|
|Pain In Extremity||14|
|Contusion (a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries)||14|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||13|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Diovan, Ginkgo biloba:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Colorectal cancer
- Diabetes mellitus
- Vitamin supplementation
- Cardiac disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fish oil
- Ginko biloba
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Diovan (valsartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Ginkgo Biloba (ginkgo) is often used to treat memory loss. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Diovan is used in:
- Ginkgo biloba is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Diovan alternatives:
- Ginkgo biloba alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Mr. Restless: I have nightmares almost every night with thrashing and kicking...is this caused by my medications
Diagnosed with sleep apnea 2 years ago and uses a C-pap machine every night.
- By BBW: Is bell's palsy related to polymyalgia?
I had Bell's Palsy a year ago and now have symptoms of Polymyalgia -- stiff shoulders and hips and occasional back spasms.
- By zara: Is ginkgo biloba for ear balance problem good and what are the sides effects,, i have just been advised to take the tablets twice a day, i often feel dizzy and lose balance control..
i have been feeling dizzy like i mentioned above, it has been going on for four years now and i can only sleep on the left side if it does happen i turn to the right side i feel dizzy and this cause me to sweat a lot and stop me from going back to sleep... i have followed all the exercises and other ...
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Dominic: Diovan nasal constriction
46 year old male. Took Diovan HCT 160/12.5 once per day for 12 years for high blood pressure with very few issues. In 2012 dosage increased to 320/25. Immediately had stomach-related issues and severe nasal constriction right after taking the pill. Doctor changed prescription to take 160/12.5 twice ...
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