Review: could Diovan cause Back Pain?


Summary

Back pain is found among people who take Diovan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 59,435 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,537 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Diovan

Diovan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Diovan 64,714 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, fatigue, high blood pressure (latest reports from 168,161 Back pain patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

59,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan.
Among them, 1,537 people (2.59%) have Back Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diovan cause Back pain?

Time on Diovan when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.26 %
  • 10+ years: 4.13 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Diovan *:

  • female: 71.08 %
  • male: 28.92 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Diovan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.82 %
  • 30-39: 1.64 %
  • 40-49: 10.93 %
  • 50-59: 23.34 %
  • 60+: 63.11 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Diovan **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (374 people, 24.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (168 people, 10.93%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (95 people, 6.18%)
  • Depression (82 people, 5.34%)
  • Pain (77 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (277 people, 18.02%)
  • Lipitor (237 people, 15.42%)
  • Zometa (215 people, 13.99%)
  • Lasix (191 people, 12.43%)
  • Norvasc (185 people, 12.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (418 people, 27.20%)
  • Arthralgia (356 people, 23.16%)
  • Fatigue (335 people, 21.80%)
  • Dyspnoea (332 people, 21.60%)
  • Pain In Extremity (314 people, 20.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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