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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,397 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 375 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,411 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 367 people (2.10%) have Itching. They amount to 0.07% of all the 536,323 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching54.55%20.45%15.91%6.82%2.27%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Itching59.09%40.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.28%1.67%1.11%5.56%15.83%75.56%

Severity of Itching when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching9.09%36.36%54.55%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (101 people, 27.52%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (49 people, 13.35%)
  3. Coronary artery disease (15 people, 4.09%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 3.81%)
  5. Prophylaxis (13 people, 3.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (73 people, 19.89%)
  2. Humira (48 people, 13.08%)
  3. Prednisone (46 people, 12.53%)
  4. Furosemide (44 people, 11.99%)
  5. Lisinopril (41 people, 11.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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