Amlodipine besylate and Acid reflux - from FDA reports
Acid reflux is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Acid reflux with Amlodipine besylate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,112 people who have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 18, 2017
25,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate.
Among them, 187 people (0.74%) have Acid reflux
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Acid reflux *:
- < 1 month: 6.25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 50.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- female: 59.76 %
- male: 40.24 %
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 5.3 %
- 30-39: 2.27 %
- 40-49: 9.09 %
- 50-59: 24.24 %
- 60+: 59.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (28 people, 14.97%)
- Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 11.23%)
- Metastases To Bone (20 people, 10.70%)
- Pain (17 people, 9.09%)
- Gout (15 people, 8.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (22 people, 11.76%)
- Nexium (21 people, 11.23%)
- Benicar (21 people, 11.23%)
- Omeprazole (20 people, 10.70%)
- Aspirin (20 people, 10.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (53 people, 28.34%)
- Pain (39 people, 20.86%)
- Fatigue (39 people, 20.86%)
- Weakness (37 people, 19.79%)
- Stress And Anxiety (37 people, 19.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am an obese 62-year-old male who is inactive and sits at a computer most of the day. I was taking amlodipine for 8 years and have had several bouts of water retention and had to have Lasix therapy on and off.I began having muscle spasms and thought maybe it was from an imbalance of magnesium, ...
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I had taken antibiotic containing Amoxicyllin (2 times 3 days) in July 2016 for a Throat infection. I started having GERD symptoms from Oct-Nov 2016. Learnt from various forums that Amoxicyllin can cause GERD, hence wanted to know more on how to recover from it and want to know success stories.
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