Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Bipolar Disorder?


Bipolar disorder is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 18,835 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Bipolar disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar disorder 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 19,686 users)

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, rashes, drowsiness, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 43,494 Bipolar disorder patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

18,835 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 9 people (0.05%) have Bipolar Disorder

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Bipolar disorder?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Bipolar Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bipolar Disorder when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Bipolar Disorder when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people)
  • Dysuria (2 people)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (2 people)
  • Convulsion (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zolpidem Tartrate (3 people)
  • Lorazepam (3 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people)
  • Lithane (2 people)
  • Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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