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Exforge Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- What are the possible side effects of amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- What is the most important information I should know about amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- How should I take amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Exforge)?
- What happens if I overdose (Exforge)?
- What should I avoid while taking amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- What other drugs will affect amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Exforge)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Exforge)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes while you are taking amlodipine and valsartan, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect amlodipine and valsartan (Exforge)?
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with amlodipine and valsartan, especially:
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)--ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, others;
- heart medication;
- potassium supplements or salt substitutes;
- a diuretic or "water pill"; or
- other medications that lower blood pressure.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with amlodipine and valsartan, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about amlodipine and valsartan.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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