Review: Trileptal and Norvasc drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Trileptal and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on 300 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Trileptal (latest outcomes from 11,833 users) has active ingredients of oxcarbazepine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,391 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 300 people who reported to have interactions when taking Trileptal, Norvasc are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Trileptal (oxcarbazepine)
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Trileptal, Norvasc:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||58|
|Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)||48|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||40|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||40|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||27|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||25|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Trileptal, Norvasc:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dysarthria (speech disorder)||10|
|Myoclonus (a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles)||5|
|Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally)||5|
|Diverticulum (out pouching of a hollow (or a fluid-filled) structure in the body)||5|
|Facial Bones Fracture (bone fracture of face)||5|
|Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs)||5|
|Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)||5|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Trileptal is used in:
- Norvasc is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Trileptal alternatives:
- Norvasc alternatives:
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