Diovan Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Diovan by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. 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
  2. link Lizzy42
    Diovan pain in right side, waist area, lizzy, dizziness, health food store
    Pain in right side lower back (around waist area). Like you have gas in your back. Constipation...dizziness. lizzy
    Lizzy42- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Diovan
  3. link Joy1951
    Hi , also on Diovan here for last 2 years and just started having same symptoms that you describe so wondering if Diovan is the culprit, How long have you been taking the Diovan . thanks and hope you feel better soon.
    Joy1951- over a year ago
  4. link Zanatos1914
    36yrs - Been on the pill for about 4 days and starting to have trouble sleeping. I dont even know if its working @ all and the only thing I can tell is I have to visit the restroom allot more than normal. Also the other day my head started hurting bu - 59% more...
    Zanatos1914- over a year ago
  5. link Dman11111
    Diovan high blood pressure, brain fog, hypertention, hoax, nausea
    You are all completely 100 % right I have a book here called the high blood pressure hoax the lady that wrote it is 100 % right in her findings we are all living it !!!! the list of side effects is overwhelming too many too list I quit all hypertensi - 72% more...
    Dman11111- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Diovan
  6. link Leslia
    I am 54, female, and have been taking Diovan for over 4 years. I have terrible itching in my scalp, ears, ear lobes, nose, and entire right arm. It's like constant sometimes. I have had one finger, a big toe, and my forearm go completely numb for a c - 68% more...
    Leslia- over a year ago
  7. link Aquasparkle
    Diovan sulfa drug, lisinopril, walgreens, 10 months, doctor who
    I am a 38 year old female, not overweight but hbp runs on my dad's side of the family unfortunately! I was prescribed Diovan by my doctor who had a list of my allergies. So, i went to get it at walgreens and luckily they have my allergies also becaus - 79% more...
    Aquasparkle- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Diovan
  8. link Pproft
    For high blood pressure I take 2000mg of L-Arginine and 400mg of CoQ10 (both prescribed by my holistic doctor) as well as 2000mg of Omega-3. I no longer take Diovan HCT, or Toprol, or Vytorin. Since I have no thyroid, i was taking Synthroid and found - 41% more...
    Pproft- over a year ago
  9. link Rbaughman
    Diovan blood sugar levels, diabetic state, naproxen, losing weight, diabetes
    Hi. My original post is July 29, 2008. I have read a few testimonials about elevated blood sugar levels with Diovan. I'm wondering if anyone who experienced a high resting sugar reading approaching diabetes saw that figure drop when they went off of - 66% more...
    Rbaughman- over a year ago - in Diovan
  10. link Jicobry
    Diovan beta blocker, healthy lifestyle, dry eyes, preven, novartis
    49 years old. I took diovan 80mg for about 2 years. Never thought to associate dry eyes and throat, low back and muscle aches, and weight gain to this drug. I lost 10# by doing 1 hour of fast walking and 30 minutes of weights 3x week and my b/p went - 66% more...
    Jicobry- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  11. link Calypso
    Low sodium and Diovan
    I have been taking Diovan 160 for two years. I have developed low sodium level (hyponatremia). I have had various blood tests and even chest X-ray done to find the cause. Could taking Diovan cause sodium levels in the blood to fall?
    Calypso- over a year ago - in Diovan
  12. link Calypso
    Diovan low sodium level, low sodium levels, blood sugar levels, muscle pain
    I have been on Diovan 160 for two years. Have put on 10 - 12 lbs. Have developed low sodium levels, muscle pain and slightly elevated blood sugar levels. Is low sodium level a possible side effect of taking Diovan?
    Calypso- over a year ago - in Diovan
  13. link Man
    Diovan diovan hct, withdrawal headache, low back pain, numbness of feet, legs and feet
    Have been taking Diovan HCT for 2 1/2 years increasing dosage to 320 mg. Good control of blood pressure, but have developed severe pain in low back and hips, with pain, numbness of feet and legs when walking. In fact unable to walk more than 3 blocks - 69% more...
    Man- over a year ago - in Diovan
  14. link Dberry105
    Diovan hemeroids, colon cancer, medwatch, rectal bleeding, bowel movement
    Depression, foot pain, joint pain, bloating, feeling like I have to have a bowel movement all the time which led to severe hemorrhoids and severe rectal bleeding. Thought I had colon cancer till I underwent colonoscopy and Dr. ruled that out. Severe - 61% more...
    Dberry105- over a year ago - in Diovan
  15. link Toots
    Diovan ingredients
    Does anyone have any idea what the ingredients are in Diovan?..Thanks
    Toots- over a year ago - in Diovan
  16. link Cunningham
    Diovan apple cider vineger, restless leg syndrome, 8oz glass, leg cramps, killer drug
    FOR THE LAST 2 YRS OFF & ON I HAVE BEEN TAKING THE KILLER DRUG DIOVAN 160/12.5 MG AND, YES IT'S BEEN TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!! WHERE DO I START ....... CHEST PAIN,HAIR LOSS, LEG CRAMPS, SORE FEET, BACK PAIN, ARM PAIN, KNEE PAIN , SHORTNESS OF BREATH . LA - 61% more...
    Cunningham- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Diovan
  17. link Billctwa
    I just read your post on taking the vinegar. I am definitely going to try this because the Diovan is killing me slowly. What do you mean when you say with mother? I don't really understand. I pray to God that this works because I am having a ton of s - 26% more...
    Billctwa- over a year ago
  18. link Maggiemae007
    Diovan soles of my feet, blood pressure medication, medication, fda website, feet legs
    I just started taking Diovan (one dose) after taking another blood pressure medication which had horrible side effects. I feel fine, except for extremely painful soles of my feet. In fact it's so painful, I can't stand or walk on them. I couldn't fig - 34% more...
    Maggiemae007- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Diovan
  19. link Sugarfoot
    I POSTED A FEW DAYS AGO ABOUT ALL OF MY SIDE EFFECTS, BUT MY DOCTOR MENTIONED TO ME SINCE THEN ,THAT "NOVARTIS", WHO MAKES DIOVAN MAY HAVE CHANGED THE FORMULA, WHICH IS PERFECTLY LEGAL, HE SAID. THEY DO THIS WHEN THE PATENT IS ABOUT TO EXPI - 79% more...
    Sugarfoot- over a year ago
  20. 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
  21. link 0123
    I have been taking Diovan for approx. 18 months and also have muscle weakness and very tired . Sometimes I can hardley walk. When I read your letter it sounded like me. I think I will try and not take any and see what my legs feel like.
    0123- over a year ago
  22. link Rbaughman
    Diovan disc degeneration, x rays, cat scan, natural remedies, medical journal
    I'm a 57-year-old male. I have been on Divovan 160 for about 3 years now. Several months ago I started to have back pain and it has been increasing. The doctor took x-rays and cat scan and the reports said that while I have some disc degeneration in - 84% more...
    Rbaughman- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  23. link 0123
    Hi, I read your letter on Diovan. My back has been hurting and down my legs so bad sometimes I can hardly walk. I have been on Diovan for approx. 18 months. I am 52 years old female and only weigh around 109 lbs. But I need meds for my blood pressure - 28% more...
    0123- over a year ago
  24. link Witty977
    My husband takes 160 mg of diavan a day and has for a yr or so and has has been diagnosed with gout, fashaitis, arthritis and is in severe pain in all joints and we are still trying to find out if it is caused by the diavan. Doc says muscle pain is n - 36% more...
    Witty977- over a year ago
  25. link Betteboop
    Diovan swollen ankles, blood pressure medications, answer to prayer, crazy woman, old person
    OK guys, I have been reading all your side effects for a couple of weeks now, and finally decided to jump into this pot! You will not believe this, but I have been on Diovan 80 mg twice a day along with a couple of other blood pressure medications. I - 85% more...
    Betteboop- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Diovan
  26. link Ca410s
    do you know yet what are the new drugs you are taking? My 89 year old mother is taking toprol and lisinopril and is very sick at her stomach all the time, losing weight, no appetite, pain everywhere. It must be the meds, but she is afraid to stop the - 27% more...
    Ca410s- over a year ago
  27. link Adashjr
    Diovan excruciating pain, diuretic, dry mouth, joint pain, sleep
    40 year old male, 305lbs, 5'10". Active adult, very healthy. Prescribed Diovan when my pressure was 140/85. Not sure about dosage but its definitely 120 or 160 with 25 of diuretic. A friend of mine takes the 160 as well. WE ARE BOTH BEING CRIPPL - 69% more...
    Adashjr- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Diovan
  28. link Witty977
    Very interesting about what I am reading here. Something has to be done. My husband is taking himself off Diovan now. all these side effects are not listed on any paper work and the side effects are VERY common with so many people. I am interested in - 31% more...
    Witty977- over a year ago
  29. link Boopjill
    Diovan anxiety, muscle relaxers, anxiety attacks, diovan, flu like symptoms
    Is anyone having severe coughing and anxiety?
    Boopjill- over a year ago - in Diovan