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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Arrhythmia (Arrhythmias)?





Summary: Arrhythmia 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,522 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 276 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia 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)

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.(latest reports from Arrhythmia 52,817 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 17,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 297 people (1.70%) have Arrhythmia.

Trend of Arrhythmia in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Arrhythmia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arrhythmia46.15%12.82%2.56%17.95%15.38%5.13%0.00%

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Arrhythmia51.32%48.68%

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arrhythmia0.00%0.37%2.59%0.00%2.59%6.30%13.33%74.81%

Severity of Arrhythmia when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Arrhythmia12.50%50.00%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Arrhythmia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Arrhythmia0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (88 people, 29.63%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 7.07%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (19 people, 6.40%)
  4. Osteoporosis (16 people, 5.39%)
  5. Depression (15 people, 5.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (70 people, 23.57%)
  2. Metoprolol tartrate (36 people, 12.12%)
  3. Lasix (35 people, 11.78%)
  4. Omeprazole (31 people, 10.44%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (30 people, 10.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the doc yet of whether this is related to the thyroidectomy of the past.
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