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Review: could Diovan cause Cough?

Summary: Cough 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 High blood pressure. We study 55,247 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,362 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough 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)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,708 Cough patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 55,246 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,362 people (2.47%) have Cough.

Trend of Cough in Diovan reports

Time on Diovan when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough17.97%32.72%14.29%5.53%19.82%4.15%5.53%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Diovan * :

FemaleMale
Cough65.09%34.91%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Diovan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.08%0.16%0.48%1.61%8.45%17.06%72.16%

Severity of Cough when taking Diovan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%42.86%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (505 people, 37.08%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (97 people, 7.12%)
  3. Asthma (77 people, 5.65%)
  4. Pain (70 people, 5.14%)
  5. Depression (64 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (380 people, 27.90%)
  2. Diovan hct (311 people, 22.83%)
  3. Lipitor (238 people, 17.47%)
  4. Norvasc (216 people, 15.86%)
  5. Lasix (170 people, 12.48%)

* 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 (1 year ago):

  • While I had the flu I began using guaifenesin and Sudafed to try to relieve the symptoms of sinus discharge, post-nasal drip and phlegm, and cough. I have mostly recovered but still cough a lot due to excessive sinus drainage and phlegm in my lungs.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • just switched recently from omeprazole which was not working great. I had a cough at the time also. At the same time Dr doubled simvastatin from 10 to 20 mg.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 years ago):

  • When speaking, my speech often is interupted with a feeling like i'm about to cough. I cannot exert myself at all as this results in significant feeling of fatigue.

    Reply

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