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Side effect(s) of Amlodipine and Valsartan


Review the side-effects of Amlodipine and Valsartan as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Fluid retention and vertigo.

   Blood
- Disease of the lymph nodes.

   Heart
- Palpitations, fast heart rate and chest pain.

   Eye and ENT
- Ear pain.

   Gastrointestinal
- Diarrhea, nausea, constipation, difficulty in swallowing, abdominal pain, stomach inflammation, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, abdominal distention, dry mouth, intestinal inflammation.

   General
- Fatigue, sweating, rapid weight gain, weakness, feeling like you might pass out, fever.

   Immune System
- Seasonal allergies.

   Metabolic
- Gout, non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, decreased level of potassium in blood and increased blood cholesterol.

   Musculoskeletal
- Joint pain, back pain, muscle spasms, pain in extremity, myalgia, joint swelling, breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue.

   Central Nervous System
- Headache, nerve pain, tingling, drowsiness, carpal tunnel syndrome, sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, dizziness and spinning sensation.

   Genitourinary
- Blood in urine, kidney impairment, kidney stone, and erectile dysfunction.

   Respiratory
- Cough, throat pain, difficulty in breathing, nosebleed, nose block.

   Skin
- Itching, rash, excessive sweating, inflammation and redness.

   Vascular Disorders
- Flushing, hot flush.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage

Drug Name : Amlodipine and Valsartan

Amlodipine and Valsartan(Exforge) generic contains a calcium channel blocker and an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension).


Trade Names for Amlodipine and Valsartan

International :


Exforge
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