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Review: Amlodipine Besylate and Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine Besylate and Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,880 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 19,008 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is used in high blood pressure.

Metformin hydrochloride - 500mg (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 7,880 people who take Amlodipine Besylate, Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG are studied

Amlodipine Besylate, Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
- Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG (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)
42.11%
(8 of 19 people)
20.00%
(4 of 20 people)
37.50%
(15 of 40 people)
44.74%
(17 of 38 people)
51.43%
(18 of 35 people)
63.64%
(14 of 22 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
19.05%
(4 of 21 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
34.38%
(11 of 32 people)
28.30%
(15 of 53 people)
43.18%
(19 of 44 people)
84.21%
(16 of 19 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 InfectionMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoeaPainCerebrovascular AccidentDyspnoea
Multi-organ FailureUrinary Tract InfectionAnxietyHaemorrhageMyocardial InfarctionInjuryHeadacheBlood Glucose Increased
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaHypotensionDizzinessEmotional DistressDizzinessPain
NauseaHypoglycaemiaConvulsionSwellingPulmonary HaemorrhageRashVomitingMyocardial Infarction
HypertensionBlood Glucose IncreasedHaemorrhageSyncopePulmonary EmbolismMobility DecreasedBack PainRenal Failure Acute
RestlessnessVomitingMuscular WeaknessChest PainCirculatory CollapseDiscomfortDyspnoeaFatigue
PainDiarrhoeaChest PainSkin UlcerCardiac Failure CongestiveSkin DisorderNeck PainCardiac Failure Congestive
Electrolyte ImbalanceChest PainAmnesiaCellulitisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedMajor DepressionFatigueWeight Decreased
PyrexiaGlomerulonephritis AcuteNightmareErectile DysfunctionPainGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective47.44%
(37 of 78 people)
36.70%
(40 of 109 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG is effective46.05%
(35 of 76 people)
34.21%
(39 of 114 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/a15.00%
(3 of 20 people)
42.86%
(15 of 35 people)
20.27%
(15 of 74 people)
32.59%
(44 of 135 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG is effectiven/an/an/an/a10.00%
(2 of 20 people)
25.00%
(9 of 36 people)
32.88%
(24 of 73 people)
27.27%
(39 of 143 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 InfarctionRenal Failure Acute
Autoimmune HepatitisLoss Of ConsciousnessType 2 Diabetes MellitusRashHypotensionChest PainCardiac Failure CongestiveDyspnoea
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 DistressNauseaObesityOedema PeripheralDiarrhoea
Blood Glucose AbnormalAnhedoniaHypoglycaemiaAnxietyDyspnoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationVomitingDyspnoeaCerebrovascular AccidentAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
    Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metformin Hydrochloride - 500mg (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat 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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