Amlodipine besylate and Fluid retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. Among them, 89 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention 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 25,397 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 35,419 Fluid retention patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 89 people (0.4%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Fluid retention?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 59.55 %
  • male: 40.45 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.97 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.46 %
  • 50-59: 17.91 %
  • 60+: 68.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 23.60%)
  • Diabetes (9 people, 10.11%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (9 people, 10.11%)
  • Stable Angina (6 people, 6.74%)
  • Depression (6 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (19 people, 21.35%)
  • Furosemide (15 people, 16.85%)
  • Allopurinol (13 people, 14.61%)
  • Diovan (9 people, 10.11%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 8.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (17 people, 19.10%)
  • Pleural Effusion (16 people, 17.98%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 16.85%)
  • Weight Increased (12 people, 13.48%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (12 people, 13.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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