Amlodipine besylate and Irregular heartbeat - from FDA reports


Summary

Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. Among them, 228 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat 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)

Irregular Heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 75,355 Irregular heartbeat patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 228 people (1.03%) have Irregular Heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

  • < 1 month: 67.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.7 %

Gender of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 64.84 %
  • male: 35.16 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.72 %
  • 30-39: 4.35 %
  • 40-49: 9.78 %
  • 50-59: 19.02 %
  • 60+: 64.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (86 people, 37.72%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 9.65%)
  • Diabetes (10 people, 4.39%)
  • Pain (9 people, 3.95%)
  • Convulsion (9 people, 3.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (33 people, 14.47%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (28 people, 12.28%)
  • Xanax (25 people, 10.96%)
  • Levaquin (23 people, 10.09%)
  • Lisinopril (22 people, 9.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (68 people, 29.82%)
  • Dizziness (56 people, 24.56%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (44 people, 19.30%)
  • Headache (40 people, 17.54%)
  • Chest Pain (37 people, 16.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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