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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Bipolar disorder?

Summary: Bipolar disorder could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Amitriptyline hydrochloride, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Bipolar disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar disorder and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,916 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) (latest reports from 78,517 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 17,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Bipolar Disorder. They amount to 0.01% of all the 78,567 people who have Bipolar Disorder on eHealthMe.

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. Blood triglycerides increased (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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  • Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroidism. Fibromyalgia for 20+ years. Had to titrate off Savella 100 mg. BID due to hyperthyroidism. Now all above symptoms have worsened. Because thyroid blood work was in normal range ( although I had been on low iodine diet for 2 months, which should keep in normal range) endocrinologist said see me in six months! No instructions, no explanations. Can't find much about Plummer's online! Had bad reaction during uptake scan & ER said due to RAI. If levels had been high on blood work following scan results, Dr wanted to do RAI Ablation. I am a.) Afraid of worse reaction; b.) Ablation not working, having to be repeated; c.) Ultimately having to have thyroid removed surgically.
    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
    Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
    Eyes also not focusing! Fibromyalgia or hyperthyroidism? Dr says I have 20/20 in each eye individually & field vision test okay. Still can't see TV or anything up close such as cosmetic needs for face! Nothing helps close vision. Glasses will help distance clear enough for now.

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