Clonidine vs. Exforge: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Clonidine and Exforge. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 74,711 people who take Clonidine and Exforge, 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.
74,711 people who take Clonidine and Exforge are studied.
What is Clonidine?
Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 58,819 Clonidine users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Exforge?
Exforge has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 12,524 Exforge users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Clonidine (clonidine)
- Exforge (amlodipine besylate; valsartan)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 6.26 %
- somewhat: 21.07 %
- moderate: 34.07 %
- high: 28.97 %
- very high: 9.63 %
- not at all: 4.37 %
- somewhat: 11.35 %
- moderate: 33.19 %
- high: 38.86 %
- very high: 12.23 %
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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.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Teimoory M, Arefi M, Behnoush B, Bastani B, "Promethazine and Treatment Refractory Agitation in Clonidine Toxicity", International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, 2013 Mar .
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Clonidine side effects:
- High blood pressure: 5,096 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3,971 reports
- Pain: 3,924 reports
- Drug ineffective: 3,784 reports
- Headache (pain in head): 3,173 reports
- Chronic kidney disease: 2,908 reports
- Acute kidney failure: 2,836 reports
Browse all side effects of Clonidine:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Common Exforge side effects:
- High blood pressure: 1,404 reports
- Dizziness: 627 reports
- Death: 554 reports
- Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 550 reports
- Drug ineffective: 548 reports
- Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 538 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 520 reports
- Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling): 480 reports
- Weakness: 446 reports
Browse all side effects of Exforge:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on clonidine and amlodipine besylate; valsartan (the active ingredients of Clonidine and Exforge, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also 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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