Exforge hct and Osteoporosis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


We study 3,834 people who have side effects when taking Exforge hct. Osteoporosis is found, especially among people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Clonazepam and have Multiple allergies.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Exforge hct and have Osteoporosis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Sep, 24, 2023

3,834 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge hct.
Among them, 21 people (0.55%) have Osteoporosis.

What is Exforge hct?

Exforge hct has active ingredients of amlodipine; hydrochlorothiazide; valsartan. It is used in high blood pressure. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 3,935 Exforge hct users.

What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) is found to be associated with 2,690 drugs and 1,873 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 282,455 people who have Osteoporosis.

Number of Exforge hct and Osteoporosis reports submitted per year:

Could Exforge hct cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Exforge hct when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge hct *:

  • female: 90 %
  • male: 10 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Exforge hct *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 41.18 %
  • 60+: 58.82 %

Common drugs people take besides Exforge hct *:

  1. Estraderm: 7 people, 33.33%
  2. Zofran Odt: 7 people, 33.33%
  3. Aspirin: 7 people, 33.33%
  4. Atenolol: 7 people, 33.33%
  5. Glimepiride: 7 people, 33.33%
  6. Clonazepam: 7 people, 33.33%
  7. Metronidazole: 6 people, 28.57%
  8. Albuterol Sulfate: 6 people, 28.57%
  9. Lisinopril: 6 people, 28.57%
  10. Levaquin: 6 people, 28.57%

Common side effects people have besides Osteoporosis *:

  1. Dizziness: 11 people, 52.38%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 42.86%
  3. Cardiac Disorder: 9 people, 42.86%
  4. Depression: 8 people, 38.10%
  5. Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow)): 7 people, 33.33%
  6. Foot Fracture: 7 people, 33.33%
  7. Rickets (softening of bones): 7 people, 33.33%
  8. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 7 people, 33.33%
  9. Migraine (headache): 7 people, 33.33%
  10. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 7 people, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents): 7 people, 33.33%
  2. Diabetes: 5 people, 23.81%
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 5 people, 23.81%
  4. Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels): 5 people, 23.81%
  5. Asthma: 3 people, 14.29%
  6. Chest Pain: 3 people, 14.29%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 3 people, 14.29%
  8. Hypertensive Heart Disease: 3 people, 14.29%
  9. Indigestion: 1 person, 4.76%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 4.76%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Exforge hct and have Osteoporosis?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on amlodipine; hydrochlorothiazide; valsartan (the active ingredients of Exforge hct) and Exforge hct (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

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