Exforge side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Exforge side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Exforge. The review is based on 8,022 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Exforge

Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Exforge 8,373 users)

On Jul, 15, 2017

8,022 people who take Exforge are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Exforge side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • oedema peripheral
  • abdominal pain
  • weight increased
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
  • rash maculo-papular
  • renal disorder
  • swelling
  • urine output decreased
  • abasia
1 - 6 months:
  • oedema peripheral
  • large intestine perforation
  • vomiting
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • drug-induced liver injury
  • haemolytic anaemia
  • malaise
  • rash
  • renal disorder
  • urticaria
6 - 12 months:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • death
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal pain upper
  • bile duct cancer
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • hyperkalaemia
  • inflammation
  • limb discomfort
  • malaise
1 - 2 years:
  • cardiac failure
  • coma
  • liver disorder
  • peritonitis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • renal failure
  • weight decreased
  • abortion spontaneous
  • albumin urine present
  • alcohol abuse
2 - 5 years:
  • histiocytosis
  • hyponatraemia
  • interstitial lung disease
  • cardiac arrest
  • choking sensation
  • cholelithiasis
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • thrombosis
  • vertigo
  • abasia
5 - 10 years:
  • osteoarthritis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • schamberg's disease
  • urine abnormality
  • vascular fragility
  • vascular rupture
  • skin ulcer
  • gait disturbance
  • headache
  • migraine
10+ years:
  • aortic valve sclerosis
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • cardiopulmonary failure
  • renal failure acute
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • vomiting
not specified:
  • death
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • weight decreased
  • pneumonia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • malaise
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • oedema peripheral

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • death
  • oedema peripheral
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • malaise
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • pain in extremity
  • fall
male:
  • death
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • weight decreased
  • myocardial infarction
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • flushing

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal macrosomia
  • hypospadias
  • umbilical cord around neck
  • urinary retention
2-9:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • blood test abnormal
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
10-19:
  • kidney infection
  • mood altered
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • rash
  • tinnitus
  • vasodilatation
20-29:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • contusion
  • death
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • blood parathyroid hormone increased
  • brain death
  • breast cancer
30-39:
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • cholestasis
  • anaemia
  • death
  • myocardial infarction
  • peripheral swelling
  • abdominal pain
  • blood creatinine increased
  • chest pain
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • flushing
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • death
  • fall
  • headache
  • liver disorder
50-59:
  • death
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pruritus
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • visual impairment
  • paraesthesia
  • pyrexia
60+:
  • death
  • pneumonia
  • myocardial infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • urinary tract infection
  • fall
  • blood glucose increased
  • pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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