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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Gabapentin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,405 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 18,916 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 55,509 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 17,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.01% of all the 55,393 people who have Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%60.00%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Neuralgia (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Asthma (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Hypersensitivity (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Ramipril (1 people, 16.67%)
  3. Enalapril maleate (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Amlodipine (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Xalatan (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroidism. Fibromyalgia for 20+ years. Had to titrate off Savella 100 mg. BID due to hyperthyroidism. Now all above symptoms have worsened. Because thyroid blood work was in normal range ( although I had been on low iodine diet for 2 months, which should keep in normal range) endocrinologist said see me in six months! No instructions, no explanations. Can't find much about Plummer's online! Had bad reaction during uptake scan & ER said due to RAI. If levels had been high on blood work following scan results, Dr wanted to do RAI Ablation. I am a.) Afraid of worse reaction; b.) Ablation not working, having to be repeated; c.) Ultimately having to have thyroid removed surgically.
    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
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