Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Gynaecomastia?


Summary

Gynaecomastia is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neoral, and have Hypertension . We study 19,134 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Gynaecomastia. Find out below who they are, when they have Gynaecomastia 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 24,489 users)

Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) has been reported by people with hot flush, osteopenia, pain, tooth abscess, anaemia of chronic disease (latest reports from 11,171 Gynaecomastia patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

19,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 12 people (0.06%) have Gynaecomastia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Gynaecomastia?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Gynaecomastia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Gynaecomastia 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: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Glaucoma (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Angina Pectoris (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Prednisone Tab (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Neoral (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Pantoprazole Sodium (2 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breast Mass (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Nephrotic Syndrome (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Hyperprolactinaemia (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Blood Cortisol Decreased (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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