Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Bone Density Loss?


Summary

Bone density loss is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Dyazide, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 18,249 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Bone density loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density loss 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 18,968 users)

Bone Density Loss

Bone density loss has been reported by people with weakness, back pain, drowsiness, hiatal hernia, head injury (latest reports from 6,598 Bone density loss patients).

On Aug, 16, 2016

18,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 14 people (0.08%) have Bone Density Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Bone density loss?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Bone Density Loss *:

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

Gender of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 9.09 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (4 people)
  • Lipitor (4 people)
  • Dyazide (4 people)
  • Felodipine (3 people)
  • Carbidopa (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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