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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Exforge oral.

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242 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/8/2014 10:56:54 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken this drug for 4 years, and I have dizziness and muscle cramps almost daily. It does a great job with the BP, but it causes several other problems.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/3/2014 9:15:41 PM

Reviewer: Sparky, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Exforge is NOT a safe drug. I took it for about a month and it caused dizziness, fast heart beats, irregular heart and pounding heart beats and swollen feet ankles and legs. I was put on atenolol to try and counteract these effects but finally had to stop using it. After being off for over a month I still have swollen feet, ankles, and legs. Apparently this is a permanent condition. FDA sho ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/28/2014 2:20:46 AM

Reviewer: SMM, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It is easy to take and has helped to some extent to control my BP. Sometimes I get my ankle swollen and tightness of breath. It has however increased the hair loss.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/3/2014 5:58:03 PM

Reviewer: MedsGoneWrong, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am healthier OFF FORGE than was ON it. From racing heartbeat, itchy skin all over, dizziness/collapse/passing out type feelings. Check my BP several times day/evening, normal without meds. Will take Metoprolol 12.5mg daily if my systolic moves up; which is also very effective for my lifelong infrequent daily skipping heartbeats.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/18/2014 12:21:47 PM

Reviewer: JudyA, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started having sore muscles in my upper arms, nausea or throwing up.

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