Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Liver Function Test Abnormal?


Liver function test abnormal is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 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, 94 have Liver function test abnormal. Find out below who they are, when they have Liver function test abnormal 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 20,201 users)

Liver Function Test Abnormal

Liver function test abnormal has been reported by people with alanine aminotransferase increased, hypotension, rashes, aspartate aminotransferase increased, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 23,004 Liver function test abnormal patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 94 people (0.5%) have Liver Function Test Abnormal

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Liver function test abnormal?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Liver Function Test Abnormal *:

  • < 1 month: 70 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Liver Function Test Abnormal when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 43.48 %
  • male: 56.52 %

Age of people who have Liver Function Test Abnormal when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.25 %
  • 10-19: 1.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 7.5 %
  • 50-59: 35.0 %
  • 60+: 52.5 %

Severity if Liver Function Test Abnormal when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (11 people)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (10 people)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (9 people)
  • Pneumonia (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (16 people)
  • Lansoprazole (14 people)
  • Clarithromycin (13 people)
  • Zocor (11 people)
  • Simvastatin (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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