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. This review analyzes which people have Irregular heartbeat with Amlodipine besylate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,098 people who have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

24,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 250 people (1.04%) 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: 65.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.86 %

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

  • female: 65.83 %
  • male: 34.17 %

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: 2.51 %
  • 30-39: 4.02 %
  • 40-49: 9.55 %
  • 50-59: 19.1 %
  • 60+: 64.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (95 people, 38.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (25 people, 10.00%)
  • Diabetes (14 people, 5.60%)
  • Pain (11 people, 4.40%)
  • Depression (11 people, 4.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (33 people, 13.20%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (28 people, 11.20%)
  • Xanax (25 people, 10.00%)
  • Levaquin (23 people, 9.20%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (22 people, 8.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (73 people, 29.20%)
  • Dizziness (60 people, 24.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (47 people, 18.80%)
  • Headache (41 people, 16.40%)
  • Chest Pain (39 people, 15.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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