Review: could Diovan cause Atrial fibrillation?
We study 55,216 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,032 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Diovan (latest outcomes from 56,502 users) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,760 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 55,211 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,038 people (1.88%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.27% of all the 388,920 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Diovan when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||35.33%||26.00%||9.33%||14.67%||6.00%||8.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Diovan * :
|Atrial fibrillation||51.72%||48.28% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Diovan * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.09%||0.00%||0.00%||0.09%||1.28%||3.12%||10.28%||85.14% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Diovan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (298 people, 28.71%)
- Atrial fibrillation (107 people, 10.31%)
- Diabetes mellitus (66 people, 6.36%)
- Pain (56 people, 5.39%)
- Osteoporosis (45 people, 4.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (404 people, 38.92%)
- Coumadin (318 people, 30.64%)
- Lasix (263 people, 25.34%)
- Diovan hct (233 people, 22.45%)
- Digoxin (199 people, 19.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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