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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 17,555 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 767 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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 19,099 Amlodipine besylate users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 17,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 771 people (4.39%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo34.67%33.33%10.67%9.33%8.00%4.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo61.76%38.24%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%1.18%1.70%1.83%5.37%20.55%69.37%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo14.81%53.70%27.78%3.70%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo4.17%4.17%91.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (310 people, 40.21%)
  2. Ingrowing nail (51 people, 6.61%)
  3. Arthralgia (47 people, 6.10%)
  4. Convulsion (46 people, 5.97%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (45 people, 5.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (161 people, 20.88%)
  2. Lisinopril (136 people, 17.64%)
  3. Furosemide (126 people, 16.34%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (111 people, 14.40%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (102 people, 13.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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