Review: could Diovan cause Hair loss?
We study 55,215 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 391 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Diovan (latest outcomes from 56,500 users) has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Hair loss (latest reports from 228,228 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 55,211 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 391 people (0.71%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.17% of all the 227,948 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Diovan when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||2.78%||44.44%||2.78%||11.11%||30.56%||8.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Diovan * :
|Hair loss||86.60%||13.40% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Diovan * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.04%||9.33%||21.57%||67.06% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Diovan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||25.00%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (111 people, 28.39%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (39 people, 9.97%)
- Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 5.63%)
- Atrial fibrillation (21 people, 5.37%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 4.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diovan hct (100 people, 25.58%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 17.65%)
- Lipitor (45 people, 11.51%)
- Crestor (40 people, 10.23%)
- Norvasc (39 people, 9.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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