Could Exforge cause Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure . We study 7,657 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA. Among them, 53 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.

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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 8,000 users)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,576 Osteoporosis patients).

On Dec, 05, 2016

7,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge.
Among them, 53 people (0.69%) 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: 86.54 %
  • male: 13.46 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.44 %
  • 30-39: 4.88 %
  • 40-49: 24.39 %
  • 50-59: 24.39 %
  • 60+: 43.9 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 20.75%)
  • Crestor (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Clonazepam (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Diovan (9 people, 16.98%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Exforge, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (15 people, 28.30%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 20.75%)
  • Back Pain (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Sleep Disorder (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Pain (8 people, 15.09%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (22 people, 41.51%)
  • Arthritis (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Dizziness (14 people, 26.42%)
  • High Blood Pressure (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Fall (13 people, 24.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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