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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Diovan oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
5/7/2014 12:59:12 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
needed to reduce starting dosage

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/10/2014 8:47:20 AM

Reviewer: painfree finally, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Update on discontinuance of Diovan 40 mg. 12.5 mg HCTZ. I first posted about fibromyalgia symptoms resolved. A new and more long term symptom is resolving also. I would describe it simply as tennis elbow in both elbows. Elbows would become sore and inflamed with use especially my right elbow (I am right handed). This was actually the first symptom to appear. I didn't make the connection until ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/31/2014 7:31:12 PM

Reviewer: Diovanat, Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
have used this for 5 years and have noticed gradual and then sudden weight gain, as well as muscle spasms in toes and aches in calves. the doctor laughed at my concerns but upon my own research, I have found these to be symptoms. I have stopped taking it and working on monitoring my own pressure daily. my BP has been great!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/27/2014 9:53:00 PM

Reviewer: Marti, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This med almost killed me. On the second night I took it, I woke up dizzy, room was tilting, could not walk, had to crawl to bathroom, diarrhea and vomiting, ended up in emergency room, was sent home still reeling. Had to crawl to get around for another day or so, blurred vision for days. It caused me to have a stroke is what I think. I would not take this drug, since then I have talked to sever ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/21/2014 8:41:06 PM

Reviewer: painfree finally, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began taking Diovan 40mg 12.5 mg. hctz about 18 months ago. It controlled my bp well and seemed to have few side effects. About 6 months ago I began having bouts of all over joint pain usually for short intervals. EVERY joint in my body would ache. Three weeks ago the pain became non stop and the intensity was unbearable. I was tested for RA and Lupus, negative result. My internist informally ... Show Full Comment

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