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 Apr, 14, 2015: 4,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge. Among them, 34 people (0.77%) have Osteoporosis.
Time on Exforge when people have Osteoporosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ 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 * :
- Hypertension (29 people, 85.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (10 people, 29.41%)
- Back pain (7 people, 20.59%)
- Pain (6 people, 17.65%)
- Depression (6 people, 17.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (11 people, 32.35%)
- Diovan (11 people, 32.35%)
- Clonazepam (8 people, 23.53%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 20.59%)
- Crestor (6 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Butrans, Exforge for a 77-year old woman with Pain, Blood Pressure.
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamins, Crestor, Exforge for a 68-year old man with Vitamin B1 Deficiency, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Erectile Dysfunction
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Levothyroxine Thyroid for a 55-year old woman with Asthma, Thyroxine Decreased. The patient has Osteoporosis
- A study of side effects of Amlodipine for a 78-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Osteoporosis
- A study of drug interactions between Allopurinol, Exforge, Lipitor, Januvia, Glipizide And Metformin Hydrochloride for a 88-year old woman with Gout, Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes. The patient has Muscle Pain
Recent Exforge related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Zorvolex, Exforge, Cymbalta, Metaxalone, Opana for a 51-year old woman who has Arthritis
- Comparions of Multaq, Xarelto, Carvedilol, Exforge for a 71-year old man who has Dexilant
- Comparions of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Clopidogrel Bisulfate, Exforge, Crestor for a 52-year old man who has Aneurysm In The Brain
- Comparions of Celebrex, Cozaar, Exforge for a 86-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Namenda, Exforge, Clopidogrel, Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 81-year old woman who has Thyroid Mass
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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