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Physiotens Side Effects

Common Physiotens Side Effects


The most commonly reported Physiotens side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Arthralgia (3)
Erythema (2)
Hypertension (2)
Blister (2)
Atrial Fibrillation (2)
Pruritus (2)
Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled (2)
Rash Maculo-papular (2)
Swelling (2)
Urticaria (2)
Renal Failure (2)
Skin Lesion (2)
Hypotension (1)
Hyperuricaemia (1)
Rash (1)
International Normalised Ratio Increased (1)
Oliguria (1)
Pulmonary Oedema (1)
Macular Oedema (1)
Loss Of Consciousness (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Physiotens Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Physiotens reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Physiotens on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Acute Hepatic Failure, Hepatotoxicity, Rash
This is a report of a 59-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AU, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Physiotens (dosage: NA, start time: Aug 15, 2011), combined with:
  • Cefaclor
  • Metformin Hydrochloride
  • Gliclazide
  • Indapammmide Hemihydrate
  • Indomethacin
  • Irbesartan
  • Metoprolol Succinate
  • Paracetamol
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Acute Hepatic Failure
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Rash
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Physiotens treatment in male patients, resulting in acute hepatic failure side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Haemorrhage Intracranial
This report suggests a potential Physiotens Haemorrhage Intracranial side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 49-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AU was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Physiotens (dosage: NA) starting Nov 30, 2010. Soon after starting Physiotens the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Haemorrhage Intracranial
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Amlodipine
  • Aspirin (100 Milligram)
  • Atorvastatin
  • Enoxaparin
  • Frusemide
  • Gliclazide
  • Metformin Hydrochloride
  • Metoprolol Tartrate
Although Physiotens demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as haemorrhage intracranial, may still occur.

Haemoglobin Decreased, Atrial Fibrillation, International Normalised Ratio Increased
This Haemoglobin Decreased, Atrial Fibrillation, International Normalised Ratio Increased problem was reported by a physician from FRANCE. A 84-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Feb 16, 2012 this consumer started treatment with Physiotens (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Olmesartan Medoxomil And Hydrochlorothizide
  • Forlax
  • Acetaminophen
  • Temodal (65 Mg;qd;parn)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Calciparine
  • Previscan (fluindione) (20 Mg;;po)
  • Pravastatin
When commencing Physiotens, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Haemoglobin Decreased
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • International Normalised Ratio Increased
The patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as haemoglobin decreased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Dilatation Atrial, Carotid Artery Occlusion, Retinal Artery Occlusion, Macular Oedema, Sinus Bradycardia, Blood Pressure Diastolic Decreased, Ventricular Extrasystoles, Retinal Haemorrhage
This is a report of a 75-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Physiotens (moxonidine) (dosage: 1 Df (1 Df, 2 In 1 D), Oral) starting Jan 01, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Adenuric (febuxostat) (120 Mg (120 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral)
  • Rasilex (aliskiren) (300 Mg (300 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral)
  • Omacor (eicosapentaenoic Acid, Docosahexanoic Acid)
  • Plavis (clopidogrel Sulfate)
  • Alfuzosin Hydrochloride
  • Hytacand (hydrochlorothiazide, Candesartan Cilexetil) (16 Mg/12.5 Mg (1 In 1 D), Oral)
  • Crestor
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Dilatation Atrial
  • Carotid Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Macular Oedema
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Blood Pressure Diastolic Decreased
  • Ventricular Extrasystoles
  • Retinal Haemorrhage
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This opens a possibility that Physiotens (moxonidine) treatment could cause the above reactions, including dilatation atrial, and some male subjects may be more susceptible.


Renal Impairment, Blood Creatinine Increased, Renal Failure, Hyperuricaemia, Fatigue, Oliguria, Weight Decreased, Gait Disturbance, Arthralgia
A male patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE with the following symptoms/conditions: NA started Physiotens treatment (dosage: 1 Df, Daily) on Apr 01, 2010. Soon after starting Physiotens treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Renal Impairment
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
  • Renal Failure
  • Hyperuricaemia
  • Fatigue
  • Oliguria
  • Weight Decreased
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Arthralgia
Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Rasilez Hct (1 Df, Qd)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (1 Df, Daily)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Physiotens.

Thrombocytosis
A 69-year-old male patient from FRANCE (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: hypertension,hypercholesterolaemia and was treated with Physiotens(dosage: 0.4 Mg, 1x/day). The treatment was initiated on Apr 01, 2005. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Thrombocytosis
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Physiotens efficacy:
  • Crestor (10 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Tarka - Slow Release (180mg/2mg, 1x/day)
  • Amlodipine Besylate (5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Somavert (20 Mg, 1x/day)


Anaemia, Cardiac Failure, Pulmonary Oedema
In this report, Physiotens was administered for the following condition: hypertension.A 74-year-old female consumer from SOUTH AFRICA (weight: NA) started Physiotens treatment (dosage: NA) on Oct 01, 2010.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Anaemia
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Pulmonary Oedema
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Coxflam
  • Glucophage
  • Atenolol
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride/acetaminophen
  • Norvasc
  • Diovan Hct
  • Simvastatin
  • Humira
The patient was hospitalized.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Physiotens treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Hypertension
This is a report of the following Physiotens side effect(s):
  • Hypertension
A 68-year-old male patient from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: NA and received a treatment with Physiotens (dosage: NA) starting: Jan 18, 2008.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Meloxicam
  • Mobic
  • Zanedip
  • Prednisolone
  • Lasix (As Needed)
  • Coversyl Plus (1 Df: 5/1.25mg)
  • Orencia (Interrupted On 08may09,last Inf On 18may10)
  • Avapro
This report suggests that a Physiotens treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Erythrosis, Asthenia, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Renal Failure
This Physiotens report was submitted by a male consumer from FRANCE (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: hypertension,thyroid cancer and Physiotens was administered (dosage: NA) starting: Jun 09, 2011. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Erythrosis
  • Asthenia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Hypertension
  • Renal Failure
Other drugs used simultaneously:
  • Vandetanib
  • Vandetanib
  • Vandetanib (Alternance Of 100 Milligrams One Day And 200 Milligrams Every Other Day)
  • Irbesartan
Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Physiotens treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.

Erythema, Swelling, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Urticaria, Arthralgia, Rash Maculo-papular, Blister, Skin Lesion, Pruritus
This is a report of a possible correlation between Physiotens ^giulini^ use and the following symptoms/side effect(s):
  • Erythema
  • Swelling
  • Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled
  • Urticaria
  • Arthralgia
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Blister
  • Skin Lesion
  • Pruritus
which could contribute to an assessment of Physiotens ^giulini^ risk profile.A male consumer from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA) was suffering from NA and was treated with Physiotens ^giulini^ (dosage: NA) starting Jan 21, 2011.Other concurrent medications:
  • Valsartan (80 Mg, Unk)
  • Monopril
  • Co-diovan (160 / 25 Mg)


Swelling, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Erythema, Blister, Rash Maculo-papular, Urticaria, Pruritus, Skin Lesion, Arthralgia
A male patient from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA) presented with the following symptoms: NA and after a treatment with Physiotens ^giulini^ (dosage: NA) experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Swelling
  • Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled
  • Erythema
  • Blister
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Urticaria
  • Pruritus
  • Skin Lesion
  • Arthralgia
The treatment was started on Jan 21, 2011. Physiotens ^giulini^ was used in combination with the following drugs:
  • Co-diovan (160 / 25 Mg)
  • Monopril
  • Valsartan (80 Mg, Unk)
This report could alert potential Physiotens ^giulini^ consumers.

Convulsion, Dyspnoea, Hyperhidrosis, Hypotension, Loss Of Consciousness, Urinary Incontinence
In this report, a 67-year-old male patient from FRANCE (weight: NA) was affected by a possible Physiotens side effect.The patient was diagnosed with NA. After a treatment with Physiotens (dosage: Unk, start date: Dec 17, 2008), the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Convulsion
  • Dyspnoea
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hypotension
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Urinary Incontinence
The following simultaneously used drugs could have led to this reaction:
  • Loxen (Unk)
  • Glucophage (Unk)
  • Novonorm (Unk)
  • Actos (Unk)
  • Sulfate De Magnesium
  • Chlorure De Calcium
  • Zophren
  • Solu-medrol
The findings here stress that side effects should be taken into consideration when evaluating a Physiotens treatment.



Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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