Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Arrhythmia?


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 Hypertension . We study 18,833 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 420 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 19,685 users)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, yawning, weakness, chest pain (latest reports from 75,221 Arrhythmia patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

18,833 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 420 people (2.23%) have Arrhythmia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 50.99 %
  • male: 49.01 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 2.67 %
  • 20-29: 2.41 %
  • 30-39: 2.14 %
  • 40-49: 7.22 %
  • 50-59: 14.71 %
  • 60+: 70.32 %

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 (121 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (27 people)
  • Depression (20 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (19 people)
  • Osteoporosis (18 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (72 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (45 people)
  • Omeprazole (41 people)
  • Furosemide (39 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (38 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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