Amlodipine besylate and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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, 22, 2017
25,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate.
Among them, 613 people (2.44%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 57.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.23 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.62 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.62 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.92 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.92 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- female: 58.99 %
- male: 41.01 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.2 %
- 20-29: 1.41 %
- 30-39: 2.02 %
- 40-49: 6.05 %
- 50-59: 15.93 %
- 60+: 74.4 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (51 people, 8.32%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (47 people, 7.67%)
- Multiple Myeloma (41 people, 6.69%)
- Pain (30 people, 4.89%)
- Diabetes (22 people, 3.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (55 people, 8.97%)
- Humira (51 people, 8.32%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 8.32%)
- Revlimid (43 people, 7.01%)
- Furosemide (41 people, 6.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (205 people, 33.44%)
- Nausea (79 people, 12.89%)
- Fatigue (78 people, 12.72%)
- Diarrhea (74 people, 12.07%)
- Headache (64 people, 10.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
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, ...
How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
What is an alternative to Amplodipine, I have serious side effects, including weight loss, weakness and loss of appetitite. My doctors wants me to stay on the med because my blood pressure remains high. But there must be something else I can take. This drug has been banned in Holland.
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...