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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 7,884 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 (what 19,033 Amlodipine Besylate users reported?) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is used in high blood pressure.

Metformin hydrochloride - 500mg (what Metformin Hydrochloride - 500mg users reported?) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 7,884 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)
62.50%
(15 of 24 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)
29.09%
(16 of 55 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 InfectionHypotensionDyspnoeaPainCerebrovascular AccidentDyspnoea
Multi-organ FailureUrinary Tract InfectionAnxietyHaemorrhageMyocardial InfarctionInjuryHeadacheBlood Glucose Increased
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaMyocardial InfarctionDizzinessEmotional DistressDizzinessPain
NauseaHypoglycaemiaConvulsionCellulitisPulmonary HaemorrhageRashVomitingMyocardial Infarction
HypertensionBlood Glucose IncreasedHaemorrhageSyncopePulmonary EmbolismMobility DecreasedBack PainRenal Failure Acute
RestlessnessVomitingMuscular WeaknessSwellingCirculatory CollapseDiscomfortDyspnoeaFatigue
PainDiarrhoeaChest PainDiabetic Foot InfectionCardiac Failure CongestiveSkin DisorderFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Electrolyte ImbalanceChest PainAmnesiaSkin UlcerBlood Cholesterol IncreasedMajor DepressionNeck PainWeight Decreased
PyrexiaGlomerulonephritis AcuteNightmareVomitingPainGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationBlood Pressure Inadequately ControlledDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Amlodipine Besylate is effective47.50%
(38 of 80 people)
36.70%
(40 of 109 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG is effective46.15%
(36 of 78 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
HypertensionAsthenia
Chest PainBlood Glucose Increased
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)
21.05%
(16 of 76 people)
32.35%
(44 of 136 people)
Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG is effectiven/an/an/an/a10.00%
(2 of 20 people)
25.00%
(9 of 36 people)
32.43%
(24 of 74 people)
27.78%
(40 of 144 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 DeteriorationVomitingNauseaCerebrovascular AccidentVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Hair thinning started after take Metformin a year ago.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Recurring extreme pain in joint of big toe. Lasts for 2 to three days, then subsides. Had lab work done and was told that my uric acid level was below level that would cause any gout symptoms. I have had two painful flare ups over the past two months, about 3 weeks apart.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Doctor diagnosed chronic fatigue. I'm checking for other possible causes.

    Reply

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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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