Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Arrhythmia?


Arrhythmia is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 382 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Amlodipine Besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 19,664 users)


Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 84,354 Arrhythmia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 382 people (2.02%) have Arrhythmia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 47.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.66 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.77 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 3.25 %
  • 20-29: 1.78 %
  • 30-39: 2.66 %
  • 40-49: 6.8 %
  • 50-59: 16.57 %
  • 60+: 68.34 %

Severity if Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 64.29 %
  • severe: 14.29 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from Arrhythmia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (113 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (29 people)
  • Depression (23 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people)
  • Osteoporosis (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (74 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (41 people)
  • Furosemide (39 people)
  • Omeprazole (38 people)
  • Lasix (37 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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