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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Loss of smell (Smell - impaired)?
Summary: Loss of smell is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zithromax, and have High blood pressure.
We study 17,508 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Loss of smell. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of smell and more.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,054 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Loss of smell
Loss of smell (latest reports from 19,783 patients) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, sinusitis, nasal congestion, asthma.
On Nov, 26, 2014: 17,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 14 people (0.08%) 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%)
- Nasal congestion (1 people, 7.14%)
- Cough (1 people, 7.14%)
- Tremor (1 people, 7.14%)
- Nasopharyngitis (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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