Review: could Diovan cause Ulcer (Gastric ulcer)?
Summary: Ulcer is found among people who take Diovan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 55,236 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 444 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer and more.
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Diovan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 56,526 Diovan users)
Ulcer (stomach ulcer) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis. (latest reports from 32,810 Ulcer patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 55,233 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 450 people (0.81%) have Ulcer.
Time on Diovan when people have Ulcer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Diovan * :
Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Diovan * :
Severity of Ulcer when taking Diovan ** :
How people recovered from Ulcer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (181 people, 40.22%)
- Diabetes mellitus (59 people, 13.11%)
- Depression (36 people, 8.00%)
- Pain (36 people, 8.00%)
- Prophylaxis (28 people, 6.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (138 people, 30.67%)
- Lipitor (96 people, 21.33%)
- Vioxx (85 people, 18.89%)
- Norvasc (84 people, 18.67%)
- Protonix (79 people, 17.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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