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Who Should Not Take Exforge HCT?

You should not take Exforge HCT if you:
  • Are allergic to Exforge HCT, amlodipine, valsartan, hydrochlorothiazide, or any of the inactive components used to make Exforge HCT. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
  • Are not producing any urine (anuria).
  • Have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

Warnings and Precautions With Exforge HCT: Final Thoughts

There are many situations in which Exforge HCT should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the drug. However, it is possible that not all of this information was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any specific issues that may apply to you.
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