Review: could Diovan cause Cough?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 55,156 people who take Diovan. Among them, 1,283 have Cough. See who they are, when they have Cough and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Diovan (latest outcomes from 56,458 users) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Diovan include high blood pressure, dizziness, dizziness aggravated, breathing difficulty, nausea aggravated.
Cough (latest reports from 469,513 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 52,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,283 people (2.44%) have Cough.
Time on Diovan when people have Cough * :
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Gender of people who have Cough when taking Diovan * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Diovan * :
Severity of Cough when taking Diovan ** :
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How people recovered from Cough ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (483 people, 37.65%)
- Diabetes mellitus (95 people, 7.40%)
- Asthma (76 people, 5.92%)
- Pain (68 people, 5.30%)
- Depression (63 people, 4.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (368 people, 28.68%)
- Diovan hct (293 people, 22.84%)
- Lipitor (231 people, 18.00%)
- Norvasc (211 people, 16.45%)
- Lasix (168 people, 13.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 month 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.
From this study (12 months 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.
From this study (5 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.
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