Amlodipine besylate and Arrhythmia - from FDA reports


Summary

Arrhythmia is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. Among them, 437 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 25,400 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis (latest reports from 111,511 Arrhythmia patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 437 people (1.98%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 60.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 51.57 %
  • male: 48.43 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 4.24 %
  • 20-29: 2.12 %
  • 30-39: 3.18 %
  • 40-49: 7.43 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 67.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (128 people, 29.29%)
  • Depression (29 people, 6.64%)
  • Diabetes (28 people, 6.41%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people, 5.03%)
  • Pain (22 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (71 people, 16.25%)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (41 people, 9.38%)
  • Furosemide (41 people, 9.38%)
  • Omeprazole (40 people, 9.15%)
  • Lasix (38 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (116 people, 26.54%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (69 people, 15.79%)
  • Dizziness (59 people, 13.50%)
  • Nausea (47 people, 10.76%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (47 people, 10.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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