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Review: Sudafed and Diovan

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Sudafed and Diovan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Sudafed (what 5,152 Sudafed users reported?) has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is used in nasal congestion.

Diovan (what 56,509 Diovan users reported?) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 64 people who take Sudafed, Diovan are studied

Sudafed, Diovan outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride)
- Diovan (valsartan)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Sudafed is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Diovan is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Platelet Count DecreasedCerebral HaemorrhageCerebral HaemorrhageRenal Impairmentn/an/an/aDyspnoea
ThrombocytopeniaDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessDysarthriaHyperkalaemiaAnaemia
AnaemiaDysarthriaDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessDeathHypertension
Haemoglobin DecreasedBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledCoughHypotension
AtaxiaPyrexiaBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledCardiac Failure Congestive
Gait DisturbanceHypoglycaemiaFatigue
NauseaAgranulocytosisInsomnia
Thrombotic StrokePharyngolaryngeal PainNausea
Rehabilitation TherapyHyperglycaemiaPyrexia
Confusional StatePneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Sudafed is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Diovan is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DyspnoeaDysarthria
HypertensionAnaemia
HeadacheWeight Increased
Muscle SpasmsInsomnia
SinusitisFatigue
Cardiac Failure CongestiveThrombocytopenia
EpistaxisHyperglycaemia
HypotensionDizziness
PneumoniaRash
PyrexiaNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sudafed is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Diovan is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aConfusional StateInfusion Site ExtravasationAnaemia
ComaSinusitisInsomnia
HyperglycaemiaPlatelet Count IncreasedDyspnoea
Renal FailureInfusion Site SwellingPyrexia
Metabolic SyndromeInfusion Site IrritationCardiac Failure Congestive
Deep Vein ThrombosisHypertensionHaemoglobin Decreased
DysuriaInfusion Site ErythemaHypotension
HypotensionWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedPlatelet Count Decreased
DisorientationMuscle SpasmsAsthenia
SomnolenceHeadacheNausea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • While I had the flu I began using guaifenesin and Sudafed to try to relieve the symptoms of sinus discharge, post-nasal drip and phlegm, and cough. I have mostly recovered but still cough a lot due to excessive sinus drainage and phlegm in my lungs.

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  • Timing of taking wellbutrin xl 300 with diovan 80
    I take levoxyl when waking up. After eating breakfast usually I take wellbutrin, diovan, and vitamin d together. If taking adderall, I would take at this time. Sometimes red yeast rice in morning, sometimes later in the day. Estradiol is taken before bed. Is it OK to take wellbutrin and diovan toget ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal congestion. 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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