A study for a 73 year old woman who takes Amlodipine - from FDA reports


Summary

28,157 females aged 73 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 73 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 15, 2017

28,157 females aged 73 (±5) who take Amlodipine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Amlodipine for a 73-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 73
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Fatigue: 834 (2.96% of females aged 73 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Diarrhea: 786 (2.79% of females aged 73 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • breathing difficulty
  • rashes
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • erythema multiforme
  • dizziness
  • thrombocytopenia
  • weakness
  • fever
1 - 6 months:
  • dizziness
  • oedema peripheral
  • joint swelling
  • breathing difficulty
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • nausea
  • rashes
  • nausea and vomiting
  • joint pain
6 - 12 months:
  • rashes
  • fever
  • hypotension
  • appetite - decreased
  • gastric ulcer
  • anaemia
  • interstitial lung disease
  • dizziness
  • tendonitis
  • blood creatinine increased
1 - 2 years:
  • hypotension
  • drug ineffective
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • presyncope
  • headache
  • erythema multiforme
  • thrombocytopenia
  • fainting
2 - 5 years:
  • hypotension
  • fatigue
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • fall
  • pain
  • blood uric acid increased
  • stress and anxiety
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • osteoporosis
  • oedema peripheral
5 - 10 years:
  • cellulitis
  • gastric ulcer
  • oedema peripheral
  • renal failure acute
  • gingival hyperplasia
  • malaise
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypotension
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • haemorrhage
10+ years:
  • malaise
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • rashes
  • chest pain
  • atrial fibrillation/flutter
  • sepsis
  • hypotension
  • pneumonia aspiration
not specified:
  • nausea
  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • breathing difficulty
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • rashes

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (1,887 people, 6.70%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1,670 people, 5.93%)
  • Diabetes (1,436 people, 5.10%)
  • Osteoporosis (1,322 people, 4.70%)
  • Pain (1,152 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (2,203 people, 7.82%)
  • Lipitor (2,182 people, 7.75%)
  • Lasix (2,085 people, 7.40%)
  • Synthroid (1,894 people, 6.73%)
  • Plavix (1,415 people, 5.03%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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