Review: could Amlodipine Besylate cause Peripheral Neuropathy?


Summary

Peripheral neuropathy is found among people who take Amlodipine Besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Hyzaar, and have Hypertension . We study 18,836 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 32 have Peripheral neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral neuropathy 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)

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, weakness, drowsiness (latest reports from 5,324 Peripheral neuropathy patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

18,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 32 people (0.17%) have Peripheral Neuropathy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Peripheral neuropathy?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Peripheral Neuropathy *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Peripheral Neuropathy when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 31.25 %
  • male: 68.75 %

Age of people who have Peripheral Neuropathy 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: 3.33 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 80.0 %

Severity if Peripheral Neuropathy when taking Amlodipine Besylate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Peripheral Neuropathy **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (11 people)
  • Neuropathy - Peripheral (4 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (4 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (11 people)
  • Hyzaar (11 people)
  • Aspirin (10 people)
  • Vicodin (9 people)
  • Gabapentin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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