Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Sleep aid (Insomnia)?
Summary: Sleep aid 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 Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood pressure.
We study 17,540 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Sleep aid. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep aid and more.
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Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,081 Amlodipine besylate users)
Sleep aid (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 131,294 Sleep aid patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 17,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 266 people (1.52%) have Sleep Aid.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Sleep aid * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep aid||40.91%||20.45%||4.55%||9.09%||15.91%||4.55%||4.55% |
Gender of people who have Sleep aid when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Sleep aid||58.54%||41.46% |
Age of people who have Sleep aid when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Sleep aid||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.36%||2.49%||6.05%||37.01%||54.09% |
Severity of Sleep aid when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep aid||15.79%||36.84%||47.37%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep aid ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep aid||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (93 people, 34.96%)
- Convulsion (33 people, 12.41%)
- Arthralgia (32 people, 12.03%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (31 people, 11.65%)
- Ingrowing nail (30 people, 11.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (61 people, 22.93%)
- Lisinopril (54 people, 20.30%)
- Aspirin (54 people, 20.30%)
- Lipitor (47 people, 17.67%)
- Furosemide (42 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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