The most common side effects with Imprida (seen in between 1 and 10 patients in 100) are headache, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nose and throat), influenza (flu), various types of oedema (swelling), fatigue (tiredness), flushing (reddening), asthenia (weakness) and hot flushes. For the full list of all side effects reported with Imprida, see the Package Leaflet.
Imprida should not be used in patients who may be hypersensitive (allergic) to amlodipine or other medicines in the ?dihydropyridine derivatives? class, to valsartan, or to any of the other ingredients. It must not be used in women who are more than three months pregnant. Its use during the first three months of pregnancy is not recommended. Imprida must not be used in patients who have severe liver, kidney or bile problems, or in patients undergoing dialysis (a blood clearance technique).