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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Gynaecomastia?

Summary: Gynaecomastia could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Neoral, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,405 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Gynaecomastia. Find out below who they are, when they have Gynaecomastia 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.

Gynaecomastia

Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) (latest reports from 21,709 patients) has been reported by people with enlarged prostate, high blood pressure, prostate cancer, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 17,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Gynaecomastia. They amount to 0.05% of all the 21,651 people who have Gynaecomastia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gynaecomastia in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Gynaecomastia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gynaecomastia0.00%16.67%0.00%66.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gynaecomastia when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Gynaecomastia0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Gynaecomastia when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gynaecomastia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%10.00%40.00%

Severity of Gynaecomastia when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gynaecomastia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Glaucoma (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Acute coronary syndrome (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Squamous cell carcinoma of skin (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neoral (4 people, 40.00%)
  2. Prednisone tab (4 people, 40.00%)
  3. Ramipril (4 people, 40.00%)
  4. Furosemide (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Pantoprazole sodium (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
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