Exforge Uses

How Does Exforge Work?

Exforge contains two medications, amlodipine and valsartan. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It helps to slow down the rate at which calcium moves into the walls of the blood vessels. This, in turn, helps to relax the blood vessels, which improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure.
 
Valsartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers. Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring chemical in the body that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). By blocking angiotensin II, valsartan helps to relax the blood vessels, lowering blood pressure.
 

Exforge Use in Children

Exforge is not approved for treating high blood pressure in children. Talk to your healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using Exforge in children.
 

Off-Label Exforge Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Exforge for treating something other than high blood pressure. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label Exforge uses.
 
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