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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Bipolar disorder?

Summary: Bipolar disorder is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Amitriptyline hydrochloride, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 17,540 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Bipolar disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar disorder 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 19,081 Amlodipine besylate users)

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 46,801 Bipolar disorder patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 17,522 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Bipolar Disorder.

Trend of Bipolar disorder in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Bipolar disorder * :

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Gender of people who have Bipolar disorder when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Bipolar disorder50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Bipolar disorder when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%22.22%0.00%44.44%

Severity of Bipolar disorder when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

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How people recovered from Bipolar disorder ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Drug withdrawal syndrome (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Dysuria (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Multiple allergies (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amitriptyline hydrochloride (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Furosemide (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Olanzapine (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Captopril (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Unexplained hair loss
    Started Amlodipine 5mg about 5 years ago with no side effects and BP controlled until last year when increase noted. Dosage increased to 10mg Aug 2014. Unexpected surgery for bowel obstruction in Sept 2014 took toll on health for 4-6 weeks and also led to very swollen legs and ankles. GP reduced Amlodipine to 5mg again but BP stayed high, although swelling reduced! so prescribed Ramipril 2.5mg along with Amlodipine 5mg a month ago. Almost immediately started to notice hair loss which has steadily got worse in last few weeks and some ankle swelling again. Is medication mix causing hair loss or is it delayed reaction to surgery/anaesthesia?
  • I have classic hemochromatosis and p-vera disease what should i expect
    I wonder what my prognosis is for the future I am 62 years old and have lost muscle mass. I also have a very enlarged spleen. I have p-vera disorder and classic hemochromatosis
  • What about grapefruits and lithium
    I need to know what kind of possible interaction between litium and eating grapefruits.
  • Could my occasional a-fib be caused by amlodipine?
    My a-fib comes and goes. A year ago I was having episodes occasionally, usually related to either caffeine or alcohol. After I stopped using either my a-fibs disappeared for 9 months, then in September I started having them again, suddenly increasing this month to 3 times per week. I have been taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate per day for 7 years. With my cardiologist's permission I just recently reduced my dosage by half since my blood pressure was occasionally very low. Could the reduction in dosage actually have triggered the increased frequency?
  • Can i take garcinia cambogia while taking adderall, lithium, latuda
    I would like to start taking Garcinia Cambogia diet supplement colon cleansing regimen but I don't know if I can on these medications or not. Please help?

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  • Have had a cough for over 2 years, have changed medications, no effect.
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