Review: could Exforge cause Rash?


Rash 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 5,761 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA and social media. Among them, 212 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash 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)


Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 186,667 Rash patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

5,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge.
Among them, 212 people (3.68%) have Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Exforge cause Rash?

Time on Exforge when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 54.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Exforge *:

  • female: 61.46 %
  • male: 38.54 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Exforge *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.62 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 3.75 %
  • 40-49: 7.5 %
  • 50-59: 21.88 %
  • 60+: 65.62 %

Severity if Rash when taking Exforge **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (99 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (18 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (12 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (23 people)
  • Niaspan (17 people)
  • Crestor (17 people)
  • Synthroid (15 people)
  • Diovan (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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