Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Breast cancer?
Summary: Breast cancer could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Heparin, and have Hypertension.
We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.
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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.
Breast cancer (latest reports from 197,402 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 36 people (0.21%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 0.02% of all the 197,258 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||84.62%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Breast cancer||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||65.12%||34.88% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (27 people, 75.00%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (25 people, 69.44%)
- Nasopharyngitis (22 people, 61.11%)
- Asthma (21 people, 58.33%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 13.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin (22 people, 61.11%)
- White petrolatum (22 people, 61.11%)
- Prednisolone farnesylate (22 people, 61.11%)
- Ketoprofen (22 people, 61.11%)
- Famotidine (22 people, 61.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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