Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Loss of smell?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 14, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 16,531 people who take Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 14 have Loss of smell. See who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,876 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine besylate include weakness, high blood pressure, dizziness, fever, breathing difficulty.
Loss of smell
Loss of smell (latest reports from 18,861 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 16,452 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 14 people (0.09%) have Loss Of Smell.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Loss of smell * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Loss of smell||35.71%||64.29% |
Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||69.23%||30.77% |
Severity of Loss of smell when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of smell ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of smell||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood pressure (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 7.14%)
- Nasal congestion (1 people, 7.14%)
- Partial seizures (1 people, 7.14%)
- Cough (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zithromax (6 people, 42.86%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 42.86%)
- Gemfibrozil (6 people, 42.86%)
- Lorazepam (6 people, 42.86%)
- Atenolol (6 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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