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Edarbi Side Effects

Generic Name: azilsartan medoxomil

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

For the Consumer

Applies to azilsartan medoxomil: oral tablet

Along with its needed effects, azilsartan medoxomil (the active ingredient contained in Edarbi) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while 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 side effects of azilsartan medoxomil may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

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

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to azilsartan medoxomil: oral tablet

General

The most common side effects were diarrhea, dizziness, headache, dyslipidemia, cough, and increased blood creatine phosphokinase.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Nausea[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness, headache
Frequency not reported: Dizziness postural[Ref]

Metabolic

Common (1% to 10%): Dyslipidemia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Blood uric acid increased, hyperuricemia[Ref]

Respiratory

Common (1% to 10%): Cough[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Common (1% to 10%): Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Muscle spasm[Ref]

Dermatologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Rash, pruritus
Rare (less than 0.1%): Angioedema[Ref]

Other

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fatigue, peripheral edema
Frequency not reported: Asthenia[Ref]

Hematologic

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Low hemoglobin, low hematocrit, low RBC counts[Ref]

Renal

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Blood creatinine increased[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypotension[Ref]

References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

2. "Product Information. Edarbi (azilsartan)." Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Lincolnshire, IL.

Some side effects of Edarbi may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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