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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 (what 24,962 Zetia users reported?) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is used in high blood cholesterol.

Norvasc (what 80,458 Norvasc users reported?) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 28, 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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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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