Review: could Exforge cause Osteoporosis?


Osteoporosis is found among people who take Exforge, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Nexium, and have Hypertension . We study 5,761 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 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 Exforge 6,055 users)


Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with pain, weakness, back pain, joint pain, pain in extremity (latest reports from 121,438 Osteoporosis patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

5,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge.
Among them, 45 people (0.78%) have Osteoporosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Exforge cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Exforge when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge *:

  • female: 86.36 %
  • male: 13.64 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.78 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 27.78 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (32 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people)
  • Back Pain (9 people)
  • Multiple Allergies (8 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (12 people)
  • Crestor (10 people)
  • Clonazepam (10 people)
  • Aspirin (9 people)
  • Diovan (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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