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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 High blood pressure.

We study 17,561 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 199 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat 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 19,104 Amlodipine besylate users)

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Irregular heartbeat patients)

On Mar, 30, 2015: 17,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 199 people (1.13%) have Irregular Heartbeat.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat48.08%30.77%0.00%5.77%11.54%1.92%1.92%

Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Irregular heartbeat67.49%32.51%

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%0.00%2.68%3.57%6.70%28.57%58.48%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat5.00%65.00%30.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heartbeat16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (117 people, 58.79%)
  2. Ingrowing nail (51 people, 25.63%)
  3. Arthralgia (45 people, 22.61%)
  4. Convulsion (45 people, 22.61%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (45 people, 22.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (83 people, 41.71%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (77 people, 38.69%)
  3. Xanax (72 people, 36.18%)
  4. Lisinopril (71 people, 35.68%)
  5. Losartan potassium (71 people, 35.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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