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 2,293 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 26,947 users)

Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 85,611 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

2,293 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
  • rash
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • drug eruption
  • muscle atrophy
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • cerebral infarction
1 - 6 months:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • osteonecrosis
  • aplastic anaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • fall
  • pruritus
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • joint swelling
  • myalgia
6 - 12 months:
  • myocardial infarction
  • angina pectoris
  • blood potassium abnormal
  • cardiac disorder
  • heart rate increased
  • palpitations
  • road traffic accident
  • sudden cardiac death
  • nausea
  • tinnitus
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:
  • abdominal distension
  • atrial fibrillation
  • melaena
  • simvastatin
  • bradycardia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • coronary artery disease
  • eczema exacerbated
  • hyponatraemia
  • myocardial infarction
not specified:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting
  • pain in extremity
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • 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:
  • anaemia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • acidosis
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • depression
  • fall
  • humerus fracture
  • hyperglycaemia
30-39:
  • myocardial infarction
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • asthenia
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • crying
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • feeling abnormal
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • abdominal distension
50-59:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • hepatic steatosis
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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