Exforge and Body height decreased - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Body height decreased is found among people who take Exforge, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Exforge and have Body height decreased. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,119 people who have side effects when taking Exforge from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 05, 2022

12,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Exforge.
Among them, 12 people (0.1%) have Body height decreased.

What is Exforge?

Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 12,515 Exforge users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Body height decreased?

Body height decreased is found to be associated with 1,224 drugs and 913 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Exforge and Body height decreased reports submitted per year:

Could Exforge cause Body height decreased?

Time on Exforge when people have Body height decreased *:

  • < 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 Body height decreased when taking Exforge *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Body height decreased when taking Exforge *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Exforge *:

  1. Diovan: 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Gilenya: 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Magnesium: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Synthroid: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Celebrex: 2 people, 16.67%
  6. Nexium: 2 people, 16.67%
  7. Xarelto: 1 person, 8.33%
  8. Crestor: 1 person, 8.33%
  9. Ginkgo Biloba: 1 person, 8.33%
  10. Furosemide: 1 person, 8.33%

Common side effects people have besides Body height decreased *:

  1. Joint Pain: 4 people, 33.33%
  2. Nodule (a small rock or mineral cluster): 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Blood Calcium Increased: 3 people, 25.00%
  4. Thyroid Diseases: 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 3 people, 25.00%
  6. Peripheral Swelling: 3 people, 25.00%
  7. Parathyroid Disorder: 3 people, 25.00%
  8. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 3 people, 25.00%
  9. Musculoskeletal Discomfort (discomfort in the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves): 3 people, 25.00%
  10. Injection Site Pain: 2 people, 16.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Acromegaly (body produces too much growth hormone, leading to excess growth of body tissues): 3 people, 25.00%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Gait Disturbance: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Pain: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 1 person, 8.33%
  6. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 8.33%
  7. Cardiac Failure: 1 person, 8.33%
  8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 1 person, 8.33%
  9. Constipation: 1 person, 8.33%
  10. Diabetes: 1 person, 8.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Exforge and have Body height decreased?

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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 besylate; valsartan (the active ingredients of Exforge) and Exforge (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.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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