What is Amlodipine-Valsartan?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Exforge

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The combination of amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker, and valsartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker, is used to treat high blood pressure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 9 3
High blood pressure (hypertension) 8 1
General health 1 0
Support heart health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amlodipine-Valsartan

Side effect Patients
Hot flashes 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Amlodipine-Valsartan

Dosage Patients
10 mg-160 mg daily 1
5 mg-160 mg daily 1
5 mg-320 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Amlodipine-Valsartan

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Amlodipine-Valsartan

Duration

Currently taking Amlodipine-Valsartan

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Amlodipine-Valsartan

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 2
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Amlodipine-Valsartan after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Propranolol (Inderal) 1

Patients stopped taking Amlodipine-Valsartan and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Amlodipine-Valsartan.