Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Water retention?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 16,531 people who take Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 73 have Water retention. See who they are, when they have Water retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,876 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine besylate include weakness, high blood pressure, dizziness, fever, breathing difficulty.
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) (latest reports from 87,088 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 16,531 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 73 people (0.44%) have Water Retention. They amount to 0.08% of all the 86,532 people who have Water Retention.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||33.33%||58.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Water retention||54.43%||45.57% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||7.94%||0.00%||1.59%||7.94%||12.70%||69.84% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||33.33%||50.00%||0.00%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (17 people, 23.29%)
- Diabetes mellitus (10 people, 13.70%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (8 people, 10.96%)
- Angina pectoris (7 people, 9.59%)
- Polyuria (5 people, 6.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (22 people, 30.14%)
- Aspirin (16 people, 21.92%)
- Furosemide (14 people, 19.18%)
- Allopurinol (12 people, 16.44%)
- Potassium chloride (11 people, 15.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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