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Valsartan

Popular Brands: : Diovan, Valsartan, Tareg, Provas, Nisis
Official FDA Reports228,025
Social Media Events6,197
Total Posts2,356
Avg. Review Score2.71/ 5

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* Extracted from FDA Adverse Event Report

Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Valsartan Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Valsartan

Fear

taking my pulse every 15 sec afraid to sleep afraid to move although I know i prob had this for awhile and I was running around the backyard feeling fine before I knew.


Source: Valsartan

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What is this?

Blood Pressure Decreased

Side Effects: hives

lower blood pressure qd


Source: Diovan (Valsartan)

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What is this?

Urticaria

Side Effects: hives

lower blood pressure qd


Source: Diovan (Valsartan)

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Headache, Fatigue, Eye pain, Pain in extremity, Pain in jaw, Sensation of heaviness, Abasia

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on January 28, 2012 @ 12:00 am

his is the worst ever. I had terrible headaches, after three weeks of taking I could not walk very far. Terrible mustle pains in legs and arms. A heavy feeling in my legs. Jaw pain as well phyly ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness, Lethargy

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 28, 2012 @ 12:00 am

... a couple more days, and see if my body just needs time to adjust. If I can't shake, I'll have to look for something else. This is the 3rd thing I tried. Norvasc (made me dizzy), Accupril (worked at...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By magicwonder0 in fdb.rxlist.com on January 27, 2012 @ 12:00 am

It has worked to lower my blood pressure but it is very expensive and would like to find out about a possible generic for high blood pressure.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Dizziness

Posted By Gracieflower in fdb.rxlist.com on January 26, 2012 @ 12:00 am

... by any previous medications. I have a 190/110 rate. I have been on this for 3 years. Only issue is you have to drink enough fluids to keep from dehydrating. Yes, a few dizzy spells once in a while but...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Atrial fibrillation, Tinnitus

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on January 21, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Diovan HCT has controlled my blood pressure for over 10 years. Recently though my potassium has dropped, I've experienced atrial fibrillation and have noticed ringing in my ears. Have gone to just D...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in everydayhealth.com on January 21, 2012 @ 12:00 am

I take 160/20 pills each day. It works great to control my bp and has for 8 years. the only thing I am not sure of is if it is causing my scalp and legs to itch. You have to watch dizziness when r...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Earl in fdb.rxlist.com on January 17, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Expensive, is the only fault I have with diovan hct. Diovan hct has been an excellent product in servicing my health needs blood pressure etc.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By geri999 in fdb.rxlist.com on January 16, 2012 @ 12:00 am

diovan/hct worked fine. i am looking to change to the generic in order to save money. of losartan and valsartan, which is the generic?

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in fdb.rxlist.com on January 14, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Unable to get my dosage for some reason. 320.25

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Muscular weakness, Vision blurred, Headache

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 11, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: headaches vision problems weakness


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.