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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Potassium chloride, 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, 208 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 17,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 208 people (1.19%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain15.38%23.08%19.23%15.38%11.54%11.54%3.85%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain50.24%49.76%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.53%1.06%3.17%5.29%17.99%71.96%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain7.14%64.29%21.43%7.14%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (42 people, 20.19%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 8.65%)
  3. Pain (10 people, 4.81%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (10 people, 4.81%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (9 people, 4.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Potassium chloride (33 people, 15.87%)
  2. Furosemide (33 people, 15.87%)
  3. Aspirin (29 people, 13.94%)
  4. Prednisone (29 people, 13.94%)
  5. Lipitor (25 people, 12.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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