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Review: could Exforge cause Rash?

We study 4,385 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA and social media. Among them, 167 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Exforge

Exforge (latest outcomes from 4,581 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 966,848 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 4,385 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge. Among them, 167 people (3.81%) have Rash. They amount to 0.02% of all the 969,604 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Exforge reports

Time on Exforge when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash61.70%34.04%4.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Exforge * :

FemaleMale
Rash63.50%36.50%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Exforge * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.77%7.55%18.87%69.81%

Severity of Rash when taking Exforge ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (98 people, 58.68%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 9.58%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 7.78%)
  4. Blood pressure (11 people, 6.59%)
  5. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (9 people, 5.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (28 people, 16.77%)
  2. Niaspan (19 people, 11.38%)
  3. Vitamin d (13 people, 7.78%)
  4. Synthroid (13 people, 7.78%)
  5. Metformin hcl (12 people, 7.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have developed a red itchy rash that has been coming off and on for last 6 months.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I broke out in a rash on several places on my body. A doctor diagnosed one area as contact dermatitis and another area as a yeast infection. After 2 weeks the rash is gone for the most part but I am still itching. It is worst after sleeping. I will awake itching and itch for some time after waking but eventually it tapers off.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have developed a rash on my upper arms, elbows, back and groin areas

    Reply

    Dennis Walter on Aug, 2, 2014:

    That sound like a Fixed drug eruption

    Reply

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