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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Itching?





Summary: Itching 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 17,522 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 370 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 Amlodipine besylate 19,061 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 17,522 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 370 people (2.11%) have Itching.

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
Itching51.06%19.15%14.89%6.38%6.38%2.13%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Itching59.15%40.85%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.28%1.65%1.10%5.51%15.70%75.76%

Severity of Itching when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching7.14%35.71%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (104 people, 28.11%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (50 people, 13.51%)
  3. Coronary artery disease (15 people, 4.05%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (14 people, 3.78%)
  5. Prophylaxis (13 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (73 people, 19.73%)
  2. Humira (49 people, 13.24%)
  3. Prednisone (46 people, 12.43%)
  4. Furosemide (44 people, 11.89%)
  5. Lisinopril (41 people, 11.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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