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 1,923 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 24,566 users)

Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 79,416 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

1,923 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% - (3 of 12 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 46.0% - (14 of 30 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 64.0% - (9 of 14 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: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 62.0% - (15 of 24 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 69.0% - (18 of 26 people)
  • 10+ years: 72.0% - (8 of 11 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zetia:
  • female: 56.0% - (23 of 41 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (10 of 35 people)
Norvasc:
  • female: 67.0% - (31 of 46 people)
  • male: 44.0% - (16 of 36 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: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 45.0% - (24 of 53 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: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 62.0% - (10 of 16 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (33 of 58 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • myalgia
  • abdominal pain
  • drug eruption
  • nausea
  • rash
  • cerebral infarction
  • muscle cramp
  • pain in extremity
  • rash pruritic
  • angioneurotic oedema
1 - 6 months:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • osteonecrosis
  • aplastic anaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • fall
  • pruritus
  • arthralgia
  • myalgia
  • myopathy
  • pain in extremity
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
  • back pain
  • cerebral infarction
  • chest pain
  • diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
  • dysphagia
  • dyspnoea
2 - 5 years:
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hypoglycaemia
  • myalgia
  • asthenia
  • hair loss
  • back disorder
  • gastric atony
  • hernia
  • muscular weakness
  • pain
5 - 10 years:
  • hypoglycaemia
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • asthma
  • copd
  • drug allergies
  • edema
  • emphysema
  • eye pain
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
10+ years:
  • abdominal distension
  • melaena
  • simvastatin
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • eczema exacerbated
  • hyponatraemia
  • palpitations
  • renal cancer
not specified:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • cardiac failure congestive

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • myocardial infarction
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • pain in extremity
  • myalgia
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • hypoaesthesia
  • alopecia
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
20-29:
  • anaemia
  • acidosis
  • blood creatinine increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hyperparathyroidism
30-39:
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • asthenia
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • crying
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • feeling abnormal
  • migraine
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • abdominal distension
50-59:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • dizziness
  • chest pain
  • headache
  • hepatic steatosis
  • back pain
  • coronary artery disease
60+:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • vomiting
  • oedema peripheral
  • hypotension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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