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Review: could Diovan cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 55,247 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,038 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Diovan

Diovan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 56,538 Diovan users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,299 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On May, 6, 2015: 55,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,038 people (1.88%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Diovan reports

Time on Diovan when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation35.33%26.00%9.33%14.67%6.00%8.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation51.72%48.28%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.09%0.00%0.00%0.09%1.28%3.12%10.28%85.14%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Diovan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Atrial fibrillation50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (298 people, 28.71%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (107 people, 10.31%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (66 people, 6.36%)
  4. Pain (56 people, 5.39%)
  5. Osteoporosis (45 people, 4.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (404 people, 38.92%)
  2. Coumadin (318 people, 30.64%)
  3. Lasix (263 people, 25.34%)
  4. Diovan hct (233 people, 22.45%)
  5. Digoxin (199 people, 19.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have over 300 limb movements at night. Mild sleep apnea too. I don't use a c-pap. Ive been on antidepressants for 30 years. I was diagnosed with Lyme disease but the medicine didn't cause a Herx so I stopped treatment. I now have A fib

    Reply

    PANCHOELBARDO on Apr, 30, 2015:

    TRY A BIPAP INSTEAD OF A CPAP. I DID. IT IS BETTER THAN A CPAP SINCE IT HAS DIFFERENT AIR PRESSURES INHALING AND EXHALING.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • ibuprofin:400 mg daily
    diovan:125

    Reply

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