Review: taking Zetia and Norvasc together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zetia and Norvasc together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,037 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Zetia

Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zetia 32,499 users)

Norvasc

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

On Sep, 14, 2016

3,037 people who take Zetia, Norvasc are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zetia and Norvasc drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zetia:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 61.0% - (8 of 13 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Norvasc:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 55.0% - (10 of 18 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (9 of 15 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zetia:
  • female: 40.0% - (9 of 22 people)
  • male: 29.0% - (9 of 31 people)
Norvasc:
  • female: 57.0% - (15 of 26 people)
  • male: 46.0% - (15 of 32 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zetia:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (14 of 36 people)
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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 52.0% - (21 of 40 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • myalgia
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • rash
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • drug eruption
1 - 6 months:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • myalgia
  • osteonecrosis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain upper
  • aplastic anaemia
  • headache
  • pancytopenia
  • arthralgia
6 - 12 months:
  • myocardial infarction
  • angina pectoris
  • blood potassium abnormal
  • cardiac disorder
  • heart rate increased
  • nausea
  • palpitations
  • road traffic accident
  • sudden cardiac death
  • rhabdomyolysis
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • cerebral infarction
  • chest pain
  • diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
  • dysphagia
2 - 5 years:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hypoglycaemia
  • myalgia
  • asthenia
  • hair loss
  • back disorder
  • fall
  • gastric atony
  • hernia
  • muscular weakness
5 - 10 years:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • asthma
  • copd
  • drug allergies
  • edema
  • emphysema
  • eye pain
10+ years:
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • myocardial infarction
  • abdominal distension
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • coronary artery disease
  • melaena
  • simvastatin
  • arthritis
  • blood glucose increased
not specified:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • myocardial infarction
  • myalgia
  • pain in extremity
  • renal failure acute

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • hypoaesthesia
  • alopecia
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
10-19:
  • apathy
  • arthritis
  • bladder cancer
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • bone disorder
  • burnout syndrome
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • cataract
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
20-29:
  • hypertension
  • anaemia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • acidosis
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • depression
  • fall
  • genital haemorrhage
  • glomerulonephritis
30-39:
  • myocardial infarction
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • asthenia
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • crying
  • dyspnoea exertional
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • headache
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • coronary artery disease
  • dizziness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • weight decreased
  • myocardial infarction
60+:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • malaise

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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