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Review: Zetia and Norvasc

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zetia and Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,884 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of zetia reports

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,465 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of norvasc reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 1,884 people who take Zetia, Norvasc are studied

Zetia, Norvasc outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Zetia (ezetimibe)
- Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Zetia is effectiven/a25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
27.78%
(5 of 18 people)
58.33%
(7 of 12 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Norvasc is effectiven/a14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
62.50%
(10 of 16 people)
60.00%
(9 of 15 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
MyalgiaBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedMyocardial InfarctionDepressionMyalgiaNauseaAbdominal DistensionNausea
NauseaPruritusBlood Potassium AbnormalAnxietyAstheniaHelicobacter GastritisMelaenaDyspnoea
Pain In ExtremityMyalgiaPalpitationsAstheniaOesophageal UlcerMyocardial InfarctionRenal CancerPain
Rash PruriticArthralgiaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFatigueJoint SwellingHaematuriaAtrial FibrillationDizziness
Drug EruptionAbdominal DiscomfortAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedWheezingBack DisorderDiverticulitisHyponatraemiaFatigue
Abdominal PainPainAlcohol UseChest PainGastric AtonyCardiac Failure CongestiveEczema ExacerbatedAsthenia
Muscle CrampFatigueRhabdomyolysisCerebral InfarctionAbdominal PainCoronary Artery DiseasePalpitationsMyocardial Infarction
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedAlopeciaCardiac DisorderPain In ExtremityPainDyspnoeaAnxiety
Cerebral InfarctionPain In ExtremityRoad Traffic AccidentDysphagiaMuscular WeaknessPeptic UlcerVomiting
Confusional StateMyopathyHeart Rate IncreasedSleep Apnoea SyndromeDyspepsiaXanthomaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Zetia is effective36.84%
(7 of 19 people)
28.12%
(9 of 32 people)
Norvasc is effective61.90%
(13 of 21 people)
43.75%
(14 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
PainFatigue
DyspnoeaAsthenia
DizzinessDizziness
VomitingPain
AstheniaNausea
FatigueMyocardial Infarction
FallPain In Extremity
AnxietyMyalgia
Back PainCardiac Failure Congestive

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zetia is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
21.43%
(12 of 56 people)
Norvasc is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
31.58%
(18 of 57 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypoaesthesian/an/aAnaemiaTubulointerstitial NephritisDyspnoeaNauseaPain
Condition AggravatedBlood Creatinine IncreasedFeeling AbnormalAnxietyDyspnoeaNausea
AlopeciaHyperkalaemiaCryingBack PainVomitingDyspnoea
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedAcidosisAstheniaDepressionMyocardial InfarctionDizziness
Blood Glucose IncreasedHyperparathyroidismParaesthesiaPain In ExtremityDizzinessFatigue
Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedChest PainHeadacheAsthenia
Cardiac DisorderNephrosclerosisFatigueChest PainCardiac Failure Congestive
Condition AggravatedAbdominal DistensionHepatic SteatosisOedema Peripheral
VomitingNauseaFallVomiting
Suicidal IdeationDizzinessBack PainAnaemia

* 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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    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.

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    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Amlodipine)
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  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Zetia (ezetimibe) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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.

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