Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?
We study 17,479 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 193 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 19,019 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 315,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 17,465 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 193 people (1.11%) have Irregular Heartbeat. They amount to 0.06% of all the 314,525 people who have Irregular Heartbeat on eHealthMe.
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||52.17%||30.43%||0.00%||6.52%||8.70%||0.00%||2.17% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Irregular heartbeat||67.51%||32.49% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.75%||3.21%||6.42%||28.90%||58.72% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||7.14%||50.00%||42.86%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||14.29%||0.00%||85.71% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (116 people, 60.10%)
- Ingrowing nail (51 people, 26.42%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (45 people, 23.32%)
- Arthralgia (45 people, 23.32%)
- Convulsion (45 people, 23.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (83 people, 43.01%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (76 people, 39.38%)
- Xanax (72 people, 37.31%)
- Losartan potassium (71 people, 36.79%)
- Lisinopril (70 people, 36.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have started experiencing some fatigue, shortness of breath climbing stairs. Exercise daily weights, etc. Hear flutter palpitations,and at hospital yesterday. Blood tests okay 30 sec EKG showed nothing but fluttering did not occur while testing. Hooked to heart monitor for couple hours.each flutter accompanied by skips drop outs on heart monitor. Doctors refused to state any causal relation.
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