Review: taking Norvasc and Lopressor together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Norvasc and Lopressor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Norvasc and Lopressor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,380 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 99,486 users)

Lopressor

Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 1,760 users)

On Sep, 02, 2016

9,380 people who take Norvasc, Lopressor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Norvasc and Lopressor drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Norvasc:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.0% - (10 of 31 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.0% - (6 of 21 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.0% - (11 of 31 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (17 of 42 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 63.0% - (24 of 38 people)
  • 10+ years: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Lopressor:
  • < 1 month: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 43.0% - (7 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 35.0% - (10 of 28 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.0% - (19 of 49 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 54.0% - (25 of 46 people)
  • 10+ years: 69.0% - (9 of 13 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Norvasc:
  • female: 40.0% - (34 of 85 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (42 of 104 people)
Lopressor:
  • female: 37.0% - (32 of 85 people)
  • male: 46.0% - (48 of 104 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Norvasc:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 31.0% - (6 of 19 people)
  • 50-59: 43.0% - (16 of 37 people)
  • 60+: 39.0% - (49 of 124 people)
Lopressor:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 88.0% - (8 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)
  • 50-59: 43.0% - (16 of 37 people)
  • 60+: 39.0% - (49 of 124 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
  • bradycardia
  • renal failure
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • tachycardia
  • asthenia
  • pallor
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • kidney transplant rejection
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • atrioventricular block second degree
6 - 12 months:
  • abnormal palmar/plantar creases
  • atrial septal defect
  • cranial sutures widening
  • dysmorphism
  • foot deformity
  • strabismus
  • pneumonia
  • dizziness
  • syncope
  • anxiety
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • renal failure
  • renal impairment
  • chest pain
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hypotension
2 - 5 years:
  • hypertension
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • contusion
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • ventricular extrasystoles
  • decreased appetite
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • hypertension
  • injury
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • depressed mood
10+ years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • osteonecrosis
  • anxiety
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • dental caries
  • diabetes mellitus
  • lung disorder
  • osteomyelitis
not specified:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • asthenia
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
male:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • myocardial infarction
  • renal failure

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abnormal palmar/plantar creases
  • atrial septal defect
  • cranial sutures widening
  • dysmorphism
  • foot deformity
  • strabismus
  • hypertension
  • arterial restenosis
  • blood pressure inadequately controlled
  • breech delivery
2-9:
  • fall
  • feeling abnormal
  • tremor
  • arrhythmia
  • blood pressure inadequately controlled
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • contusion
  • hallucination, visual
  • hip fracture
10-19:
  • cardiogenic shock
  • suicide attempt
  • coma
  • nausea
  • metabolic acidosis
  • overdose
  • dizziness
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anuria
20-29:
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • hypertension
  • skin hypertrophy
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • gait disturbance
  • hypersensitivity
30-39:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • renal failure
  • cardiogenic shock
  • completed suicide
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • renal failure acute
  • sinus bradycardia
  • nausea
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • oedema peripheral
  • renal failure
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • fatigue
  • renal failure
  • injury
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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