Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Loss Of Taste?


Summary

Loss of taste 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 Lunesta, and have Insomnia . We study 18,889 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Loss of taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of taste 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)

Loss Of Taste

Loss of taste has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, hair loss, disease progression, post-traumatic stress disorder (latest reports from 27,724 Loss of taste patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

18,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 85 people (0.45%) have Loss Of Taste


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Loss of taste?

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

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60.24 %
  • male: 39.76 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Taste when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 12.86 %
  • 50-59: 17.14 %
  • 60+: 67.14 %

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

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Taste **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (16 people)
  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (6 people)
  • Hepatitis C (4 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lunesta (18 people)
  • Simvastatin (14 people)
  • Lisinopril (13 people)
  • Furosemide (12 people)
  • Aspirin (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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