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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Bone density loss?

Summary: Bone density loss could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Dyazide, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Bone density loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density loss 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, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine besylate include weakness, high blood pressure, dizziness, fever, breathing difficulty.

Bone density loss

Bone density loss (latest reports from 45,507 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, depression, breast cancer, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Bone Density Loss. They amount to 0.02% of all the 45,444 people who have Bone Density Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone density loss in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Bone density loss * :

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Gender of people who have Bone density loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Bone density loss60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Bone density loss when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone density loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%85.71%

Severity of Bone density loss when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

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How people recovered from Bone density loss ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Myalgia (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Osteoporosis (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Anxiety (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Angiogram (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dyazide (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Folic acid (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Methotrexate (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Miacalcin (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Amitriptyline hydrochloride (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Sharon Oestreicher on Oct, 5, 2012:

    Were any of these people taking only Norvasc? That is all I am taking, and I have had a great deal of bone loss in the last 5 years. Have been on Norvasc about that same amount of time.

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