AVAPRO Reviews

Average Rating: 2.3 (258 Ratings)

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RATING  REASONSIDE EFFECTS FOR AVAPROCOMMENTSSEXAGEDURATION/
DOSAGE
DATE ADDED
 
 1  Hypertension Extreme fatigue, brain fog, anxiety, headache, metal taste in my mouth, heart palpitations, insomnia Horrible drug F 61 21 days
30 mg 1X D
11/16/2021
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 3  Hypertension Nausea Stomach pain and tenderness Muscle pain is severe Neck Shoulders Back Chest pain Difficulty in breathing Insomnia Bloating Shin splint Pounding heart when laying down Pressure on chest Palpitations Tingling Hot flushes and anxiety Blurred vision Loose bowel Depression Headache Head feels swollen Tinnitus Blocked up ears Tight neck and glands feel sore Dry mouth Lump in throat Less urine Tried only taking 75mg and side effects lessened but did not lower high blood pressure so well. F 70 10 days
150mg 1X D
4/4/2021
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 1  High blood pressure Horrible I took Irbesartan (Avapro) 8:33am and was in a ambulance by 10:00am extreme tachycardia (super fast heart rate) and it actually did the opposite and raised my blood pressure. My pressure had been elevated all day and it's causing extreme anxiety I can't even cope while on this medication ER doctors and paramedics advised me not to take it again. DO NOT RECOMMEND if you are younger. F 23 1 days
75 1X D
11/16/2020
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 1  High BP Bad back ache, muscle weakness, dizziness. On 75 mg for 2 weeks, stopped for 3 weeks. Was put back on 37mg, symptoms came back. Refuse to take anymore. F 48 2 weeks
75mg 1X D
8/29/2020
 1  High blood pressure Dry throat , vatigue tired depressed . Headache Every blood pressure tablet I've taken has made me ill and given me awful side effects F 69 2 months
75mg 1X D
7/19/2020
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 1  Blood Pressure Severe diarrhea and stomach cramps. Very tired. Awful drug! F 45 11 days
6/8/2020
 2  High blood pressure Restless legs and painful muscles particularly in legs feet back and occasionally neck pain. I feel this medication is not good and has had some bad press over the covid 19 virus. Still don't know if it makes the virus worse or easier to catch it. F 72 3 months
75gm
5/23/2020
 1  Pressure was high Loosing my hair.pressure was still high taking 1pill.Dr added another pill total 2 Avapro.pressure still high.Added another prescription F 70 0 days
6/22/2019
 1  Blood pressure Extreme upper back pain. Knee pain. Fuzzy head. Insomnia. Breathless. vision problems. Fatigue I had been on avapro for 2 years, from October 2018 I started having problems when given a generic. I was switched to 2 other ones over the next months but continued to feel constantly unwell. Finally wondered if it was meds making me feel like this & decided to go off totally. Over past 2 weeks Iíve improved quite a lot & my blood pressure has stayed only slightly elevated. Canít believe after all this his first one it could have been these meds. My dr not at all Happy ive gone off it, & i can see doesnít quite believe what Iím saying. F 71 2 years
300
3/29/2019
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 1  High blood pressure Very bad stiffness in legs,feet and ankles. Since recall I now get bad indigestion from generic brand. M 49 3 years
300mg
2/23/2019
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 2  High blood pressure I've been on 150mg for about two months now, since valsartan was recalled. Immediately, I experienced a nasty metallic taste/smell in my mouth and sinuses. It doesn't go away and it's very annoying and getting worse. I've also noticed increased irritability and quick to make an unwanted comment! My BP is good: 120's/62 but it was good before with the valsartan. I'm a 66 yr old Male in pretty good shape physically, and very active. Gonna call my cardiologist and ask for something better than this. M 66 45 days
150 mg
10/28/2018
 1  High blood pressuer Blurred vision itchy leg cramps unable to sleep neck pain sore chest Was on tizac 150mg for 10years after gallbladder surgery started getting a racing heart doctor said it was from tizac didn't have other side effects was put in 150avapro and have many side effects leg cramps and can't sleep are the worst doctor said he never heard of these,side effects guess he should read this web site,why don't doctors believe,you when you tell them you don't think the medication is,working no up now F 69 50 days
150 mg
10/27/2018
 1  High blood pressure Blurred vision itchy leg cramps unable to sleep neck pain sore chest Was on tizac 150mg for 10years after gallbladder surgery started getting a racing heart doctor said it was from tizac didn't have other side effects was put in 150avapro and have many side effects leg cramps and can't sleep are the worst doctor said he never heard of these,side effects guess he should read this web site,why don't doctors believe,you when you tell them you don't think the medication is,working no up now do not like this medication F 69 50 days
150 mg
10/27/2018
 1  High blood pressure Heart palpations,heart burn leg cramps,fuzzy vision head feels,strange just,a sick feeling blood pressure up and,down trouble sleeping This is the worst high blood pressure medication I have taken. Too many side effects F 69 50 days
150mg
10/27/2018
 1  hbp spacey, forgetful, swelling-fluid retention in face, hands, abdomen, all over. Did not have any effect on BP. Dr. insists I don't need a diuretic! F 68 7 days
150 1X D
10/22/2018
 3  high blood pressure I'm on generic ibersartan now 2yrs. It has lowered my high blood pressure but since being on this med I have gained over 20 pds, feel swollen and full, lots of muscle pain, knees hurt, exhausted and depressed. I thought I was just having bad menopause and body falling apart because I'm over 50. Now I'm wondering if all this is just because of this med. I wonder what medicine is a better choice. F 51 2 years
300mg
10/4/2018
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 1  Hypertension Initial dose 150mg daily. Changed to 75mg twice a day with steadier BP control. Over last 2 months started to gain weight (from185 pounds to 203 pounds in last month) My abdomen increased in girth and felt like it was full of water. Could only eat small amounts of food because feeling full all the time and everything gave me heartburn. I could not take a deep breath even when standing up. Extremely tired, did not care about anything. Total apathy. Severe brain fog. Blurred vision right eye. No change in bowel habits. Stopped the ibersartan. Started on Losartan 50mg twice a day. Good BP control. Felt better within 48 hours and about 80% of my normal very active lifestyle after a week. FDA needs to look into these 'after market' very serious side effects. M 68 5 months
75mg twice
8/8/2018
 1  hbp hoarseness, insomnia, extreme fatigue, dizziness, nausea, depression, loss of appetite, sinus problems, runs, dry mouth, ED, anxiety, do not care about anything, happiness impossible, always feel sick, feel hot, then cold, get out of bed because i cannot sleep, then nod out in my chair horrible M 65 1 months
75 1X D
3/11/2018
 1  High blood pressure Dizzy nausea body pain pain in face like neuralgia felt dreadful take this drug off the market F 76 6 weeks
75
11/22/2017
 1  High BP Hallucinations, leg cramps, dizziness, diarrhea, fatigue, hoarseness, irritability, insomnia, numbness/tingling in arms & feet. They should take this horrible and harmful drug off the market. M 63 6 weeks
300
7/27/2017
  

AVAPRO  (IRBESARTAN):  Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Irbesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)

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