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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?
Summary: Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension.
We study 17,508 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 194 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,048 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 316,270 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 17,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 194 people (1.11%) have Irregular Heartbeat.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||51.06%||31.91%||0.00%||6.38%||8.51%||0.00%||2.13% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Irregular heartbeat||67.23%||32.77% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.74%||3.65%||6.39%||28.77%||58.45% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||6.67%||53.33%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||12.50%||0.00%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (116 people, 59.79%)
- Ingrowing nail (51 people, 26.29%)
- Arthralgia (45 people, 23.20%)
- Convulsion (45 people, 23.20%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (45 people, 23.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (83 people, 42.78%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (76 people, 39.18%)
- Xanax (72 people, 37.11%)
- Losartan potassium (71 people, 36.60%)
- Lisinopril (70 people, 36.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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