Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Withdrawal syndrome?
Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 17,561 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 has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,104 Amlodipine besylate users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 17,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 6 people (0.03%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||60.00% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (3 people, 50.00%)
- Neuralgia (2 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (2 people, 33.33%)
- Asthma (1 people, 16.67%)
- Hypersensitivity (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (2 people, 33.33%)
- Ramipril (1 people, 16.67%)
- Enalapril maleate (1 people, 16.67%)
- Amlodipine (1 people, 16.67%)
- Xalatan (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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