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Review: Exforge side effects

In this review, we analyze Exforge side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Exforge. The review is based on 4,389 people who have side effects while taking Exforge from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Exforge

Exforge (latest outcomes from 4,587 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (amlodipine besylate; valsartan): Amlodipine Besylate And Valsartan, Amlodipine Besylate; Valsartan.

On Mar, 1, 2015: 4,389 people who reported to have side effects when taking Exforge are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Blood Pressure IncreasedHistiocytosis (a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages)Blood Pressure IncreasedNeurological Symptom (symptoms of nervous system disease)Blood Pressure Increased
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Blood Creatinine IncreasedAbdominal PainOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Death
Headache (pain in head)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)InflammationBlood Pressure IncreasedBack PainPallor (unusual lightness of skin colour)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Abdominal PainSchamberg's Disease (a chronic discoloration of the skin found in people of all ages, usually affecting the legs)Paresis (condition of muscular weakness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Glomerular Filtration Rate DecreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Cardiac ArrestPain In ExtremityRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dizziness
Erythema (redness of the skin)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Blood Pressure IncreasedTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Gait DisturbanceRenal Disorder (kidney disease)Fall
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)FallPyrexia (fever)Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)VertigoVentricular Dysfunction (heart dysfunction)Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
DepressionBlood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Urea IncreasedAlcohol Abuse (problems with alcohol)Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)Weight DecreasedHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Large Intestine Perforation (hole in large intestine)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Weight DecreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedDrug ToxicityHeadache (pain in head)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Joint SwellingBack PainTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Spinal Osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine)Aortic Valve Sclerosis (narrowing of the aortic valve)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)

Most common side effects by gender * :

Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Death
Blood Pressure IncreasedHypertension (high blood pressure)
DizzinessBlood Pressure Increased
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
DeathDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
Headache (pain in head)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)

Most common side effects by age * :

n/aAccidental Drug Intake By Childn/aSuicide AttemptPainHypertension (high blood pressure)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Liver InjuryAnxietyRenal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Blood Pressure IncreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Death
Blood Test AbnormalOverdoseAtrial Thrombosis (blood clot that develops in an artery)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Blood Pressure IncreasedFall
PainFluid Overload (too much fluid in the blood)PainDizzinessDizziness
Endocarditis (inflammation in heart muscle)Hypertension (high blood pressure)DepressionHeadache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Tracheo-oesophageal Fistula (a abnormal connection of trachea and oesophagus)Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Blood Pressure Increased
DeathWeight DecreasedDizzinessDrug IneffectiveHypertension (high blood pressure)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)Blood Pressure IncreasedCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pneumonia
Oxygen Saturation DecreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveHeadache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
InfectionUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionFlushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)Pyrexia (fever)Pain In Extremity

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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