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Review: Amlodipine Besylate and Metformin

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,890 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 (latest outcomes from 19,054 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of amlodipine besylate reports

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,884 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of metformin reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 7,890 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Metformin are studied

Amlodipine Besylate, Metformin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Amlodipine Besylate is effective10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
47.62%
(10 of 21 people)
20.00%
(4 of 20 people)
37.50%
(15 of 40 people)
44.74%
(17 of 38 people)
52.78%
(19 of 36 people)
62.50%
(15 of 24 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Metformin is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
36.36%
(12 of 33 people)
29.09%
(16 of 55 people)
43.18%
(19 of 44 people)
80.00%
(16 of 20 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaLiver Function Test AbnormalMyalgiaDizzinessLactic AcidosisAnxietyRenal Failure AcuteNausea
DyspnoeaRespiratory FailureRespiratory Tract InfectionHaemorrhageDyspnoeaPainCerebrovascular AccidentDyspnoea
Multi-organ FailureUrinary Tract InfectionAnxietyHypotensionMyocardial InfarctionInjuryHeadacheBlood Glucose Increased
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaMyocardial InfarctionDizzinessEmotional DistressDizzinessPain
NauseaHypoglycaemiaConvulsionCellulitisPulmonary HaemorrhageRashBack PainMyocardial Infarction
HypertensionBlood Glucose IncreasedHaemorrhageSyncopePulmonary EmbolismMobility DecreasedVomitingRenal Failure Acute
PainVomitingMuscular WeaknessVomitingCirculatory CollapseDiscomfortDyspnoeaFatigue
RestlessnessDiarrhoeaChest PainSwellingCardiac Failure CongestiveSkin DisorderBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledCardiac Failure Congestive
Electrolyte ImbalanceVascular PurpuraAmnesiaDiabetic Foot InfectionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedMajor DepressionFatigueWeight Decreased
HypoglycaemiaChest PainNightmareOsteomyelitisPainGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationNeck PainDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective48.15%
(39 of 81 people)
37.84%
(42 of 111 people)
Metformin is effective46.84%
(37 of 79 people)
34.48%
(40 of 116 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
Blood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction
DyspnoeaPain
FatigueNausea
VomitingRenal Failure Acute
PainCardiac Failure Congestive
HypertensionBlood Glucose Increased
Chest PainAsthenia
Renal Failure AcuteWeight Decreased
DiarrhoeaAnxiety

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Amlodipine Besylate is effectiven/an/an/an/a19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
42.86%
(15 of 35 people)
21.05%
(16 of 76 people)
33.09%
(46 of 139 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/a14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
25.00%
(9 of 36 people)
32.43%
(24 of 74 people)
27.89%
(41 of 147 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spinal Compression FractureDuodenal Ulcer HaemorrhageIntestinal InfarctionAnxietyDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusNauseaNausea
OsteoporosisDiarrhoeaIntestinal IschaemiaPainType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
Autoimmune HepatitisLoss Of ConsciousnessType 2 Diabetes MellitusRashHypotensionChest PainCardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute
Facial PalsyFaeces DiscolouredPoisoningHypoglycaemiaDiabetic NeuropathyPainBlood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose Increased
Hypertensive CrisisGastrointestinal HaemorrhageVasoplegia SyndromeDeep Vein ThrombosisOverdoseBack PainFatiguePain
PallorUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionMetabolic AcidosisDiabetic RetinopathyDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlHypertensionMyocardial Infarction
SyncopeUrinary Tract InfectionCholecystitis ChronicDehydrationHypertensionChest PainFatigue
Nephritis InterstitialHypothyroidismEmotional DistressHypoglycaemiaObesityOedema PeripheralDiarrhoea
Blood Glucose AbnormalAnhedoniaPost-traumatic Stress DisorderAnxietyDyspnoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationNauseaNauseaCerebrovascular AccidentVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    (Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
    Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the ...

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    At age 62 breast seam to enlarge over the last two years

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    (Asked by a 75 year old man who has Low Blood Pressure, and takes Metformin)
    I was on Accupril 5 mg for more than 10 years with little or no side effects. I was diagnosed with early Type 2 diabetes and the doctor prescribed Metformin 500 mg 2 tablets a day. After about 3 months, the blood pressure was too low 88 Sistolic 45 diastolic and suffered syncope. I reduced Accupr ...

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    (Asked by a 74 year old man who has Ed A Nd I Had Ahemmorhagic Stroke, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Valsartan)
    I had a hemmorhagic stroke in March 2014 and wonder if I may safely use Viagra

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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