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Review: Tekturna and Exforge

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tekturna and Exforge. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 253 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Tekturna (what 3,488 Tekturna users reported?) has active ingredients of aliskiren hemifumarate. It is used in high blood pressure.

Exforge (what 4,581 Exforge users reported?) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is used in high blood pressure.

On Sep, 2, 2014: 253 people who take Tekturna, Exforge are studied

Tekturna, Exforge outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Tekturna (aliskiren hemifumarate)
- Exforge (amlodipine besylate; valsartan)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tekturna is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Exforge is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PruritusBlood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Urea IncreasedFatigueHistiocytosisn/an/aBlood Pressure Increased
DiarrhoeaOedema PeripheralCardiac FailurePalpitationsBlood Pressure DecreasedDyspnoea
JaundiceBlood Urea IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedCardiac FlutterSleep Apnoea SyndromeOedema Peripheral
ArthralgiaGlomerular Filtration Rate DecreasedGlomerular Filtration Rate DecreasedMyocardial InfarctionNephropathyHypertension
CholelithiasisRenal ImpairmentBlood Potassium DecreasedAlcohol AbuseHyperuricaemiaBlood Creatinine Increased
RashSyncopeOedema PeripheralAngina PectorisTachyarrhythmiaBlood Glucose Increased
Cell DeathBlood Potassium DecreasedRenal ImpairmentBlood Pressure Diastolic DecreasedDyspnoeaHypertensive Crisis
HallucinationCoughCoronary Artery DiseaseBronchospasmVentricular ExtrasystolesHypotension
HyperkalaemiaHyponatraemiaNauseaDyspnoeaCardiac FailureRenal Impairment
ErythemaBlood Triglycerides IncreasedTransient Ischaemic AttackPneumonia AspirationObesityDrug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Tekturna is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Exforge is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Oedema PeripheralBlood Creatinine Increased
Blood Pressure IncreasedBlood Pressure Increased
FallOedema Peripheral
Hypertensive CrisisDyspnoea
HypotensionRenal Impairment
Cerebrovascular AccidentBlood Glucose Increased
Left Ventricular HypertrophyBlood Urea Increased
Cardiac FailureCough

Drug effectiveness by age :

Tekturna is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 4 people)
Exforge is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/an/aAlcohol AbuseBlood Pressure IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedOedema Peripheral
Drug IneffectiveHypertensionOedema PeripheralDyspnoea
Urine Albumin/creatinine Ratio IncreasedCardiac FlutterRenal ImpairmentFall
ProteinuriaDyspnoeaGlomerular Filtration Rate DecreasedBlood Pressure Increased
Blood Pressure IncreasedMigraineBlood Potassium DecreasedBlood Glucose Increased
HypertensionBronchospasmBlood Urea IncreasedBlood Creatinine Increased
Oedema PeripheralPalpitationsNephrolithiasisBlood Urea Increased
ParaesthesiaRenal ArteriosclerosisCondition AggravatedHypertensive Crisis
HypotensionAngina PectorisBlood Pressure IncreasedHypotension

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Tekturna (aliskiren hemifumarate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Exforge (amlodipine besylate; valsartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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