Diovan and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Diovan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Diovan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,226 people who have side effects when taking Diovan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

65,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan.
Among them, 1,196 people (1.83%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diovan cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Diovan when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 34.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.04 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Diovan *:

  • female: 59.04 %
  • male: 40.96 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Diovan *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.31 %
  • 30-39: 1.14 %
  • 40-49: 3.2 %
  • 50-59: 11.57 %
  • 60+: 83.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (292 people, 24.41%)
  • Diabetes (87 people, 7.27%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (55 people, 4.60%)
  • Pain (50 people, 4.18%)
  • Osteoporosis (49 people, 4.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (259 people, 21.66%)
  • Coumadin (240 people, 20.07%)
  • Aspirin (228 people, 19.06%)
  • Digoxin (168 people, 14.05%)
  • Lipitor (132 people, 11.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (230 people, 19.23%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (210 people, 17.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (209 people, 17.47%)
  • Arrhythmias (194 people, 16.22%)
  • Fatigue (153 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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