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 High blood pressure.
We study 17,561 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 has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,104 Amlodipine besylate users)
Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,437 Fluid retention patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 17,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 73 people (0.42%) have Fluid Retention.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Fluid retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fluid retention||33.33%||58.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Fluid retention||54.43%||45.57% |
Age of people who have Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||7.94%||0.00%||1.59%||7.94%||12.70%||69.84% |
Severity of Fluid retention when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fluid retention||33.33%||50.00%||0.00%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Fluid retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fluid retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (17 people, 23.29%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 13.70%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (8 people, 10.96%)
- Angina pectoris (7 people, 9.59%)
- Polyuria (5 people, 6.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (22 people, 30.14%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 21.92%)
- Furosemide (14 people, 19.18%)
- Allopurinol (12 people, 16.44%)
- Potassium chloride (11 people, 15.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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