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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Colitis ulcerative (Ulcerative colitis)?

Summary: Colitis ulcerative is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ethyl loflazepate, and have High blood pressure.

We study 17,555 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Colitis ulcerative. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis ulcerative 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 19,098 Amlodipine besylate users)

Colitis ulcerative

Colitis ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer) has been reported by people with acne, ulcerative colitis, acne cystic, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 22,575 Colitis ulcerative patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 17,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Colitis Ulcerative.

Trend of Colitis ulcerative in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Colitis ulcerative * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Colitis ulcerative0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Colitis ulcerative when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Colitis ulcerative90.00%10.00%

Age of people who have Colitis ulcerative when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Colitis ulcerative0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%16.67%66.67%

Severity of Colitis ulcerative when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Colitis ulcerative0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Colitis ulcerative ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Colitis ulcerative100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 62.50%)
  2. Productive cough (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Oropharyngeal pain (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Cough (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Mycobacterium avium complex infection (4 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ethyl loflazepate (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Clarithromycin (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Rebamipide (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Ambroxol hydrochloride (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Hachiazule (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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