Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Loss Of Smell?


Summary

Loss of smell is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Atenolol, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,836 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Loss of smell. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of smell 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 19,686 users)

Loss Of Smell

Loss of smell has been reported by people with ageusia, hyposmia, muscle twitching (latest reports from 6,722 Loss of smell patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

18,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 14 people (0.07%) have Loss Of Smell


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Loss of smell?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Loss Of Smell *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Smell when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 35.71 %
  • male: 64.29 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Smell 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 69.23 %
  • 60+: 30.77 %

Severity if Loss Of Smell when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

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

How people recovered from Loss Of Smell **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (3 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)
  • Tremor (1 person)
  • Partial Seizures (1 person)
  • Nasopharyngitis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zithromax (6 people)
  • Prednisone (6 people)
  • Lorazepam (6 people)
  • Gemfibrozil (6 people)
  • Atenolol (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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