Review: could Diovan cause Ulcer?


Summary

Ulcer is found among people who take Diovan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 50,546 people who have side effects while taking Diovan from FDA and social media. Among them, 404 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer and more.

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Diovan

Diovan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Diovan 53,329 users)

Ulcer

Ulcer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, gastric ulcer, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,933 Ulcer patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

50,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan.
Among them, 404 people (0.8%) have Ulcer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diovan cause Ulcer?

Time on Diovan when people have Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 16.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Diovan *:

  • female: 64.68 %
  • male: 35.32 %

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Diovan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.58 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 4.68 %
  • 50-59: 19.88 %
  • 60+: 73.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (148 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (49 people)
  • Depression (32 people)
  • Prophylaxis (27 people)
  • Pain (27 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (86 people)
  • Norvasc (71 people)
  • Vioxx (67 people)
  • Lipitor (65 people)
  • Plavix (54 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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