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Review: taking Amlodipine Besylate and Lorazepam together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine Besylate and Lorazepam together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Lorazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,709 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,081 Amlodipine besylate users)

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 3,709 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Lorazepam are studied

Amlodipine Besylate, Lorazepam outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Lorazepam (lorazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amlodipine Besylate is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
66.67%
(6 of 9 people)
81.82%
(9 of 11 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Lorazepam is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
SepsisDyspnoeaHaemoglobin DecreasedHaemorrhageAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDiarrhoeaHypokalaemiaNausea
HypotensionAnxietyHaematocrit DecreasedCerebral HaemorrhageAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNeutropeniaIntestinal IschaemiaPain
DiarrhoeaChest PainMulti-organ FailureDizzinessFatigueRash MacularDehydrationDyspnoea
DehydrationPulmonary HypertensionRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedDepressionBlood Uric Acid IncreasedRenal FailureSepsisAnxiety
Respiratory FailureWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedInjuryRash ErythematousAnaemiaDiarrhoeaFall
Cystitis HaemorrhagicHeadacheDiarrhoea NosFeeling AbnormalHypotensionSeptic ShockHypovolaemic ShockDizziness
HyperbilirubinaemiaMyocardial InfarctionPlatelet Count DecreasedCoughRash MacularCerebrovascular AccidentAnaemiaAsthenia
Bk Virus InfectionActivated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedBlood Bilirubin IncreasedEmotional DistressUrinary Tract InfectionBlood Homocysteine IncreasedOedema PeripheralVomiting
Septic ShockCardiac Failure CongestiveMean Cell Volume IncreasedFlat AffectAnxietyTricuspid Valve IncompetenceOptic Disc DrusenChest Pain
Cytomegalovirus InfectionPollakiuriaAphasiaBipolar DisorderBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedOedema PeripheralPneumonia AspirationAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective55.56%
(20 of 36 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
Lorazepam is effective42.86%
(15 of 35 people)
35.29%
(6 of 17 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaPain
FallAnxiety
DizzinessDyspnoea
DyspnoeaNausea
PainChest Pain
AstheniaRenal Failure
AnxietyDiarrhoea
VomitingAnaemia
FatigueAsthenia
HeadacheVomiting

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amlodipine Besylate is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
16.00%
(4 of 25 people)
34.78%
(8 of 23 people)
36.84%
(14 of 38 people)
Lorazepam is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
16.00%
(4 of 25 people)
30.43%
(7 of 23 people)
28.57%
(10 of 35 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mucosal InflammationPost-operative Wound InfectionRespiratory DistressFatigueChest PainDiabetes MellitusNauseaNausea
HyperbilirubinaemiaSepsis NosNauseaChest DiscomfortDyspnoeaType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainFall
Blood Stem Cell Transplant FailureDysphoniaCardiac ArrestKeloid ScarNauseaChest PainVomitingDyspnoea
Pitting OedemaDiarrhoeaPancytopeniaHodgkin's DiseasePain In JawDyspnoeaAnxietyPain
Platelet Count DecreasedHypotensionPleural EffusionAlopeciaPain In ExtremityDehydrationChest PainAsthenia
PallorRash MacularCardiac Failure CongestiveDizzinessBlood Pressure IncreasedAnxietyDyspnoeaAnxiety
Mitral Valve IncompetenceAdenovirus InfectionGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedHepatomegalyAnxietyChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseDizzinessAnaemia
Pleural EffusionCystitis HaemorrhagicHaematocheziaLaryngoceleBack PainBack PainBack PainDizziness
InfectionGraft Versus Host DiseaseConvulsionPneumothoraxCardio-respiratory ArrestSepsisInjuryFatigue
Renal ImpairmentRenal ImpairmentFallAstheniaGroin PainDiarrhoeaHeadacheDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can i take phentermine with amlodipine besylate?
    I informed the doctor that I was taking the blood pressure med and really wanted to lose weight but need a little help. Put me on B12 shots 1x per week and phentermine 1x per day along w/ multi-vit.
  • I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB
  • Unexplained hair loss
    Started Amlodipine 5mg about 5 years ago with no side effects and BP controlled until last year when increase noted. Dosage increased to 10mg Aug 2014. Unexpected surgery for bowel obstruction in Sept 2014 took toll on health for 4-6 weeks and also led to very swollen legs and ankles. GP reduced Amlodipine to 5mg again but BP stayed high, although swelling reduced! so prescribed Ramipril 2.5mg along with Amlodipine 5mg a month ago. Almost immediately started to notice hair loss which has steadily got worse in last few weeks and some ankle swelling again. Is medication mix causing hair loss or is it delayed reaction to surgery/anaesthesia?
  • I amwondering if i have myathesia gravis (1 answer)
    I am thinking that after a long bout of going nowhere with Drs. That I might have Myathesia Gravis. My Grandmother had it and I am thinking that my brother had it when he was born.He failed to thrive at first as he was unable to suck very well. He did make it though with a forced feeding of milk and bananas. He was sickly all his life though and recently died of cancer. I noticed that my eye is drooping on the left side. I have periods of extream fatigue, my left arm is tingly and I can't seem to feed myself without changing to my right hand. I have spinal stenosis and severe pain in my hip area but my right big toe seems to be tingly from time to time. I also have a swallow problem that causes me to choke or throw up the food or drink. Pills stay part way down a lot. My G.I. guy wants to strech my esophegus. I tend to eat soft foods and stay away from steak or anything chewy. I have congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, syncope all of which I greatfully managed to survive. I have fibromyalgia, and some nodules on my chest wall ( i forget what that is called) I have had 5 or 6 bouts with Costochrondritus which was way worse than actually having my heart stop. Costo hurts like a beech! I am frequently short of breath, exercize intolerant and have trouble holding my water.I have good dsys and bad days. Also my left hand and the base of my scalp goes all numb and tingly sometimes. There is also a terrible electric shock type feeling in my mid back area that makes me completely stop in my tracks and feel like I have been hit with a 350 lb pro football player. I have been hypokalimic after taking water pills (Ferosimide) i have taken prendisone for the Chosto and feel better immediatly, but I have mental reactions to too much Prendisone. I am very allergic to NSAID'S and pennicillian. Anyone got any ideas that the Drs have maybe not thought of... I would sure like to get better and go dance but the last time I danced I lasted 3 minutes before I had to fall into a chair.
  • I have classic hemochromatosis and p-vera disease what should i expect
    I wonder what my prognosis is for the future I am 62 years old and have lost muscle mass. I also have a very enlarged spleen. I have p-vera disorder and classic hemochromatosis

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  • The bloody urine occurs @ intervals of 1-2 times per month and lasts apx. 3 -4 days. It seems to clear up with fluid intake.
    Patient has had an indwelling cath for 9months due to BPH. Cath is changed every 28 -32days.
    The patient also is HOH, but appears to have a recent sudden onset of increased hearing loss. The patient has a hearing aid in place in one ear only.

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