Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Breast Cancer?


Breast cancer is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Famotidine, and have Hypertension . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer 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)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 85,598 Breast cancer patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 37 people (0.2%) have Breast Cancer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Breast cancer?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 97.3 %
  • male: 2.7 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.03 %
  • 50-59: 54.55 %
  • 60+: 42.42 %

Severity if Breast Cancer when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (14 people)
  • Nasopharyngitis (11 people)
  • Asthma (11 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • White Petrolatum (11 people)
  • Salmeterol Xinafoate Fluticasone Propionate (11 people)
  • Ketoprofen (11 people)
  • Heparin (11 people)
  • Famotidine (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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