Diovan Side Effects

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  1. link Garrettgla
    abrupt diovan withdrawal
    what is your advice for the rate at which i should end my treatment with diovan? is it ok to just abruptly stop? shoud i taper off? im on 160mg once a day. thanks
    Garrettgla- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Diovan
  2. link Dman11111
    Yes i agree. I am now on the generic of diovan. Because the drug comanies are trying to save money. It is painfully impossible to try and quit diovan. Im sooo glad someone actually agreed with me that it is highly addictive. It would take months for - 54% more...
    Dman11111- over a year ago
  3. link Debgibsonmt
    After a year and ahalf of taking diovan trying to get off is a nightmare. Blood pressure totally erratic even though all blood test show extremely low cholesteral and a CRP of less than 1. So, diovan is extremely addictive and the body seems to loose - 29% more...
    Debgibsonmt- over a year ago
  4. link Jlq196889
    Can Diovan cause ear ring?
    I find out ringing in my ears (tinnitus) after couple of month started taking diovan. Has anyone else experienced this side effect?
    Jlq196889- over a year ago - in Diovan
  5. link Californiasunshine
    can Diovan Hct or Valsatran 160 cause my severe itch?
    I have been on Diovan a little over 3 yrs. now. I take either Valsatran or Htc 160 depending on what the doctor prescribes me. Lately I have developed severe itching and unexplained rash all over my body. Went and saw a derma and she thought it looke - 83% more...
    Californiasunshine- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Diovan
  6. link Lillyrusso
    Hi My Mom has been experiencing severe rash, and they also told her dermatitis. Pains in her arms, a feeling of exhaustion. Go on [link removed], similiar posts about this poison. Now they tell her platets are extremely low. I'm considering Class Act - 20% more...
    Lillyrusso- over a year ago
  7. link Lindaasj
    Itchy skin, rash and inability to urinate
    I have had the followiing symptoms with diovan: 320/25 Diovan HCT - severely reduced my urine output. Told my doctor about symptoms and he said he had never heard of it. But I was adamant that he cut me back to the 160/12.5. Now that I have been on t - 68% more...
    Lindaasj- over a year ago - in Diovan
  8. link Sugarfoot
    Diovan weakness in legs, knee pain, muscle weakness, muscle pain, weight gain
    have been on diovan for about 3 years. taking 80 mg. twice a day. have gained weight. then in oct. 2007, my doctor upped my dose to an extra 40 mg. i had noticed side effects when i first started the diovan, such as back pain, dizziness, weight gain, - 61% more...
    Sugarfoot- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  9. link Penguins8239228
    Not sure if you'll see this or not. I started taking Diovan 4 years ago. I've gained approximately 3.5 pounds per month over 4 years. Yes, you do the math. Over the years I've experienced substantial weight gain, muscle fatigue and weakness, unbeliev - 82% more...
    Penguins8239228- over a year ago
  10. link Seamss42
    Diovan diovan hct 160, ct scan with contrast, diovan hct, endoscopy, ulcers
    nausea, thickened stomach lining, stomach filled with ulcers all confirmed by endoscopy and ct abdominal with contrast. Was on diovan/hct 160/12.5 for 6 months. Symptoms were not seen on ct scan with contrast done 6 months prior.
    Seamss42- over a year ago - in Diovan
  11. link Cslate
    Diovan Compatibility
    What OTC pain killers are not compatible with Diovan
    Cslate- over a year ago - in Diovan
  12. link Kennybmuir
    The Burning Feet IS down to Diovan! I have been on 80Mg Diovan for nearly two years and now that the chemicals are well and truly in my body I suffer from Chronic Insomnia, massive hair loss (don't know if hair will regrow after changing from Diovan) - 79% more...
    Kennybmuir- over a year ago
  13. link Wp5
    I am having the same problem with Diovan hct80. Severe joint pain or muscle pain, depends on the days... Its hard to get out of bed sometimes, and I feel like I am wearing a concrete body suit. Doctors appointment next week,,, hopefully we can get on - 27% more...
    Wp5- over a year ago
  14. link Rick1999
    Went from 80mg to 160mg and with in weeks my joints and feet are killing me! I' m stopping it today.
    Rick1999- over a year ago
  15. link Gm89084
    I'm having the same problems pain in shoulders,elbow, arms, wrist and hand. And I'm only 38
    Gm89084- over a year ago
  16. link Kennybmuir
    Diovan diovan 80mg, spotty scalp, urine infections, sensitive teeth, chronic fatigue
    2 Years on Diovan 80mg have brought me the following gifts: Insomnia (chronic), Fatigue, Burning feet, Hypersensitivity of feet, unexplained rashes on legs and arms, massive hair loss plus itchy / spotty scalp, sensitive teeth, mouth sores, urine inf - 51% more...
    Kennybmuir- over a year ago - in Diovan
  17. link Patches19
    Diovan numbness, headaches, bp, insurance, diovan
    I started taking diovan160 mg a few months ago for slightly elevated bp my insurance didn't cover it so my doctor switched me to another med. i got a lot of side effects so he gave me some samples of the diovan again, at first i didn't have any side - 35% more...
    Patches19- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  18. link Andylau12
    I have been taking diovan 80mg for the past 6 years when I was overweight. I had lost some 25kg over the past year but for the past few years my hair loss had been terrible (thinning) and also dizziness, to name a few. My Dr doesnt recomment cutting - 55% more...
    Andylau12- over a year ago
  19. link Joewright
    Diovan 3 years, 30 minutes, heart
    I am a male 67 years old. Been on Diovan for about 3 years. All that time I noticed that when I tried to exercise that I would feel a tightness around my heart for about 30 minutes into exercise. today I decided to exercise without first taking Diova - 43% more...
    Joewright- over a year ago - in Diovan
  20. link Clc923
    Diovan eye pressure, simvastatin, eye doctor, eye problems, glaucoma
    Does anyone have eye problems taking DiovanHct 160-25?Ive been on it for about 3 years and take simvastatin 20 mg.Ive been to the eye doctor and i have high eye pressure .I was just wondering if Diovan could cause glaucoma.I plan on getting off it if - 4% more...
    Clc923- over a year ago - in Diovan
  21. link Najiwhite
    Diovan arm pain, rist, left arm, glands, seams
    i've been on diovan for about 10 years it keeps my b/p down but laterally i have under arm pain and soreness all of the time. my rist hurt, i do not sleep. it seams as if my glands under my left arm is the worst. has anyone had this?
    Najiwhite- over a year ago - in Diovan
  22. link Lostsmell
    Loss of Smell and Taste
    I have been taking Diovan, Atenolol and Lipitor for about 3 years. In March of this year, I noticed a complete loss of taste and smell. I went to an ENT, had an exam and MRI - all appears to be normal. I thought it might be one of these medications. - 20% more...
    Lostsmell- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Diovan
  23. link Lynlee
    I have been on Diovan HTC for many years, and have not been able to taste or smell ANYTHING for many years! The ENT who examined me years ago knew what meds I was on, and never said anything about meds causing this insidious condition. My brother-in- - 51% more...
    Lynlee- over a year ago
  24. link Itsallright
    Diovan blood pressure meds, mibg scan, extreme anxiety, pheo, high blood pressure
    If you have episodes of EXTREME anxiety, heart racing/rapid heart beat, high blood pressure (even on meds), night sweats, headache you may want to look into Pheochromocytoma, which is a tumor (usually benign) on the adrenal gland. It is rare, but hig - 75% more...
    Itsallright- over a year ago - in Diovan
  25. link Pris1024
    Diovan guinnea pigs, hello everyone, wks, heck, exercise
    Hello Everyone: I've been on this stuff for about 2 weeks and I'm already experiencing all the side effects you people are. I am an avid exercise person and I've noticed my legs are aching and hurt and my lower back (on left side) hurts like heck. I' - 29% more...
    Pris1024- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  26. link Fine
    I have been on Diovan for almost a year and I have not had any of those things the people are talking about. What am I to get them later? I pray not. Everybody is different, but whats so different? Thank God it works for me. Hope I can come back late - 16% more...
    Fine- over a year ago
  27. link Flora1927
    Diovan doctors office, back face, dairy products, allergic to sulfa drugs, rash
    I have been on Diovan for a couple of months. I am allergic to sulfa drugs and for the past 4 days have been experiencing tremendous itching on my upper back, face, arms and now it is spreading on to my legs. My chart at the doctors office says what - 61% more...
    Flora1927- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Diovan
  28. link Ann7moon
    Are you taking just plain Diovan or Diovan that contains htz ( which is a diuretic that can cause alergic re-action, I am allergic to it ) . I get the severe itchiness if I take the one with the diuretic Hydrochlorizide.
    Ann7moon- over a year ago
  29. link Stewart7
    Are there interactions with diovan and amlodipine
    Have there been any interactions between amlodipine??? Is anyone taking this because of higher pulse rate????
    Stewart7- over a year ago - in Diovan
  30. link Reen
    Diovan coated tongue, roof of mouth, dry mouth, slime, dentist
    I started seeing my dentist because of severe dry mouth and coated tongue. Also feels like a slime on teeth and roof of mouth. Stopped taking Diovan finally for a week now hoping this is the cause. Anyone else having this side effect?
    Reen- over a year ago - in Diovan
  31. link Trayc2
    Diovan tingling in legs, numbness and tingling in legs, vinegar and water, working from home, health issues
    I am a 48 year old woman who recently started having spikes in blood pressure. I also have anxiety and I am sensitive to medication. I was first put on AZOR had serious problems with numbness and tingling in legs, arms, jaw, face, and ears was on it - 79% more...
    Trayc2- over a year ago - in Diovan