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Review: could Exforge cause Osteoporosis?

Summary: Osteoporosis is found among people who take Exforge, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Nexium, and have High blood pressure. We study 4,390 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.

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Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 4,588 Exforge users)


Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 112,602 Osteoporosis patients)

On May, 23, 2015: 4,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge. Among them, 34 people (0.77%) have Osteoporosis.

Trend of Osteoporosis in Exforge reports

Time on Exforge when people have Osteoporosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge * :


Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge * :


Severity of Osteoporosis when taking Exforge ** :


How people recovered from Osteoporosis ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (29 people, 85.29%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 29.41%)
  3. Back pain (7 people, 20.59%)
  4. Pain (6 people, 17.65%)
  5. Depression (6 people, 17.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (11 people, 32.35%)
  2. Diovan (11 people, 32.35%)
  3. Clonazepam (8 people, 23.53%)
  4. Simvastatin (7 people, 20.59%)
  5. Crestor (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Trying to determine why I have such a severe osteoporosis of the spine -4
    Also the hips -2
    Blood work reveals no abnormalies. Want to know if medication might be the cause.
    55 years old female.


  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Still awaiting medication


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