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Review: could Diovan cause Back pain?

Summary: Back pain could be caused by Diovan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 55,187 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,467 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Diovan

Diovan (latest outcomes from 56,471 users) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 668,374 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 55,171 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,468 people (2.66%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 667,232 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Diovan reports

Time on Diovan when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain22.15%23.42%14.56%7.59%23.42%5.06%3.80%

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

FemaleMale
Back pain71.85%28.15%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.07%0.00%0.51%1.67%10.82%26.65%60.28%

Severity of Back pain when taking Diovan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Back pain100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (448 people, 30.52%)
  2. Osteoporosis (153 people, 10.42%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (123 people, 8.38%)
  4. Depression (82 people, 5.59%)
  5. Metastases to bone (75 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (400 people, 27.25%)
  2. Diovan hct (363 people, 24.73%)
  3. Lipitor (250 people, 17.03%)
  4. Zometa (222 people, 15.12%)
  5. Lasix (196 people, 13.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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