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 < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,080 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA. Among them, 303 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 25,397 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

22,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine Besylate.
Among them, 303 people (1.37%) 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: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.67 %
  • 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: 60.27 %
  • male: 39.73 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 0.41 %
  • 30-39: 2.49 %
  • 40-49: 4.98 %
  • 50-59: 19.92 %
  • 60+: 71.37 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (71 people, 23.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (29 people, 9.57%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (26 people, 8.58%)
  • Pain (24 people, 7.92%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 7.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (31 people, 10.23%)
  • Prednisone (29 people, 9.57%)
  • Omeprazole (26 people, 8.58%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 7.92%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (22 people, 7.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (59 people, 19.47%)
  • Nausea (43 people, 14.19%)
  • Fatigue (43 people, 14.19%)
  • Dizziness (40 people, 13.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 12.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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