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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Accidental overdose (Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent))?





Summary: Accidental overdose 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 Atenolol, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,522 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose 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 19,061 users)

Accidental overdose

Accidental overdose has been reported by people with pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, accidental exposure, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Accidental overdose 12,431 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 17,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 30 people (0.17%) have Accidental Overdose.

Trend of Accidental overdose in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Accidental overdose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Accidental overdose50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Accidental overdose81.48%18.52%

Age of people who have Accidental overdose when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Accidental overdose7.14%3.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.71%7.14%71.43%

Severity of Accidental overdose when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Accidental overdose ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (2 people, 6.67%)
  2. Pain (2 people, 6.67%)
  3. Accidental exposure (2 people, 6.67%)
  4. Back pain (2 people, 6.67%)
  5. Cerebral infarction (2 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (6 people, 20.00%)
  2. Acetaminophen (3 people, 10.00%)
  3. Etodolac (2 people, 6.67%)
  4. Clonazepam (2 people, 6.67%)
  5. Neurontin (2 people, 6.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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