Amlodipine besylate and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Amlodipine besylate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,098 people who have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

24,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 327 people (1.36%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine besylate cause Weight gain?

Time on Amlodipine Besylate when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.67 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • female: 60.32 %
  • male: 39.68 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Amlodipine Besylate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 0.39 %
  • 30-39: 2.33 %
  • 40-49: 5.06 %
  • 50-59: 20.62 %
  • 60+: 70.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (77 people, 23.55%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (32 people, 9.79%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (31 people, 9.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (27 people, 8.26%)
  • Pain (26 people, 7.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (31 people, 9.48%)
  • Prednisone (29 people, 8.87%)
  • Omeprazole (26 people, 7.95%)
  • Lipitor (24 people, 7.34%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 7.34%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (61 people, 18.65%)
  • Nausea (47 people, 14.37%)
  • Fatigue (46 people, 14.07%)
  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 12.54%)
  • Dizziness (41 people, 12.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 27,450 users)

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