Amlodipine besylate and Gynaecomastia - from FDA reports


Summary

Gynaecomastia is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Neoral, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. 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 25,400 users)

Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, autism (latest reports from 12,680 Gynaecomastia patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) 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 %

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: 41.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 41.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Indigestion (1 person, 8.33%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Cardiac Valve Disease (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Neoral (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Spironolactone (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Lipitor (2 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breast Lump (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Nephrotic Syndrome (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Hyperprolactinaemia (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Breast Pain (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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