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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Peripheral neuropathy?





Summary: Peripheral neuropathy is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lipitor, 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, 37 have Peripheral neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral neuropathy 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)

Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Peripheral neuropathy 10,507 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 17,522 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 37 people (0.21%) have Peripheral Neuropathy.

Trend of Peripheral neuropathy in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Peripheral neuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Peripheral neuropathy42.11%57.89%

Age of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.75%81.25%

Severity of Peripheral neuropathy when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Peripheral neuropathy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Peripheral neuropathy33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (12 people, 32.43%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 29.73%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (4 people, 10.81%)
  4. Hypercholesterolaemia (3 people, 8.11%)
  5. Neuropathy - peripheral (2 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (12 people, 32.43%)
  2. Hyzaar (11 people, 29.73%)
  3. Vicodin (9 people, 24.32%)
  4. Aspirin (9 people, 24.32%)
  5. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (6 people, 16.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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