Edarbi Side Effects

Generic Name: azilsartan medoxomil

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of azilsartan medoxomil. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Edarbi.

Not all side effects for Edarbi may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to azilsartan medoxomil: oral tablet

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by azilsartan medoxomil (the active ingredient contained in Edarbi). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking azilsartan medoxomil:

Rare
  • Blurred vision
  • confusion
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
  • sweating
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some of the side effects that can occur with azilsartan medoxomil may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

Less common
  • Diarrhea
Rare
  • Cough
  • dizziness
  • lack or loss of strength
  • muscle spasm
  • nausea

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to azilsartan medoxomil: oral tablet

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension/orthostatic hypotension (0.4%).

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea (up to 2%) and nausea.

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects have included low hemoglobin, hematocrit, and RBC counts in less than 0.5% of patients. Low and high markedly abnormal platelet and WBC counts were observed in less than 0.1% of patients.

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included muscle spasm.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included dizziness, postural dizziness, asthenia, and fatigue.

Renal

Renal side effects have included small reversible increases in serum creatinine in patients receiving 80 mg of azilsartan and may be larger when coadministered with chlorthalidone or hydrochlorothiazide.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included cough.

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