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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Fluid retention?

Summary: Fluid retention 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 Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,508 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,048 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of amlodipine besylate reports

Fluid retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 90,907 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

Trend of Fluid retention reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 17,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 73 people (0.42%) have Fluid Retention.

Trend of Fluid retention in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Fluid retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fluid retention33.33%58.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Fluid retention54.43%45.57%

Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%7.94%0.00%1.59%7.94%12.70%69.84%

Severity of Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fluid retention33.33%50.00%0.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fluid retention0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 23.29%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 13.70%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (8 people, 10.96%)
  4. Angina pectoris (7 people, 9.59%)
  5. Polyuria (5 people, 6.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (22 people, 30.14%)
  2. Aspirin (16 people, 21.92%)
  3. Furosemide (14 people, 19.18%)
  4. Allopurinol (12 people, 16.44%)
  5. Potassium chloride (11 people, 15.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 78 year old woman who has Neuropathy, and takes Gabapentin, Amlodipine Besylate, Hydrochlorothiazide)
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