Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Itching?


Itching 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 404 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 19,664 users)


Itching has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 100,475 Itching patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 404 people (2.14%) have Itching

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Itching?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 40.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.92 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 55.89 %
  • male: 44.11 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 1.97 %
  • 30-39: 1.69 %
  • 40-49: 6.46 %
  • 50-59: 17.13 %
  • 60+: 72.47 %

Severity if Itching when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 5.56 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 9.09 %
  • not yet: 81.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (101 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (44 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (15 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Prophylaxis (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (53 people)
  • Lisinopril (51 people)
  • Humira (45 people)
  • Furosemide (45 people)
  • Omeprazole (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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