Could Exforge cause Rash - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure . We study 7,657 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA. Among them, 263 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 8,001 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,345 Rash patients).
On Jan, 06, 2017
7,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge.
Among them, 263 people (3.43%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Exforge when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 53.06 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.12 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Exforge *:
- female: 62.11 %
- male: 37.89 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Exforge *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.51 %
- 20-29: 0.51 %
- 30-39: 3.55 %
- 40-49: 6.6 %
- 50-59: 22.34 %
- 60+: 66.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (119 people, 45.25%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 11.03%)
- Diabetes (16 people, 6.08%)
- Pain (12 people, 4.56%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (12 people, 4.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (23 people, 8.75%)
- Crestor (19 people, 7.22%)
- Synthroid (18 people, 6.84%)
- Niaspan (18 people, 6.84%)
- Diovan (14 people, 5.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (59 people, 22.43%)
- Oedema Peripheral (41 people, 15.59%)
- High Blood Pressure (41 people, 15.59%)
- Fatigue (31 people, 11.79%)
- Pain (29 people, 11.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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