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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Loss of taste (Taste - impaired)?

We study 17,479 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Loss of taste. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of taste and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,033 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Loss of taste

Loss of taste (latest reports from 160,152 patients) has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 17,479 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 70 people (0.40%) have Loss Of Taste.

Trend of Loss of taste in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Loss of taste * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of taste33.33%11.11%33.33%0.00%0.00%22.22%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of taste when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Loss of taste68.00%32.00%

Age of people who have Loss of taste when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of taste0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.03%10.61%13.64%72.73%

Severity of Loss of taste when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of taste0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Loss of taste ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of taste0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (16 people, 22.86%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 18.57%)
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (5 people, 7.14%)
  4. Hypertonic bladder (3 people, 4.29%)
  5. Osteoporosis (3 people, 4.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lunesta (18 people, 25.71%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (14 people, 20.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (12 people, 17.14%)
  4. Timolol (9 people, 12.86%)
  5. Latanoprost (9 people, 12.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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