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

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
4/1/2008 6:35:58 PM

Reviewer: fgranmeer4@aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The medication lowered my blood pressure, but it caused my hands to itch terribly and swell. I have only been taking this medication for a week.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/26/2008 1:51:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
If you have,diastolic heart failure, do not take this medication. Their own research showed it can lead to significant increase in morbidity and mortality if you have this type of heart failure.I wound up in the ER after taking Exforge for 3 weeks. It had lowered the blood flow/pressure to the point my body thought I was bleeding and went into shock. People with diastolic heart failure do not tole ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/25/2008 6:45:27 PM

Reviewer: janicearhart@comcast.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
it brought the blood pressure down except the top number stayed high

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/23/2008 1:22:54 PM

Reviewer: cajunrandy@aol.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine has lowered my blodd pressure and it does keep it in the 130/78 area! I have not noticed any sweling of the legs, ankles, feet, or hands. However, since the doctor incresed my doseage up to the maximum ( 10mg/320mg) once per day, I have noticed a major problem with hemroids, that seam to be on the inside of the annal canal, and not on the outside of this area! Has anybody else notic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/11/2008 10:15:37 AM

Reviewer: WEBMD, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Exforge 3Mos. Very little change in BP. My high 145/90 low 125/79. Side effects, flushing,aching legs especially knees also hands.

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