Amlodipine besylate and Loss of smell - from FDA reports
Loss of smell is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Atenolol, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Loss of smell 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, 24, 2017
25,112 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate.
Among them, 18 people (0.07%) have Loss of smell
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Loss of smell when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- female: 33.33 %
- male: 66.67 %
Age of people who have Loss of smell when taking Amlodipine besylate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 78.57 %
- 60+: 21.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 22.22%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (1 person, 5.56%)
- Partial Seizures (1 person, 5.56%)
- Dementia (1 person, 5.56%)
- Cough (1 person, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zithromax (6 people, 33.33%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 33.33%)
- Lorazepam (6 people, 33.33%)
- Gemfibrozil (6 people, 33.33%)
- Atenolol (6 people, 33.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Ageusia (8 people, 44.44%)
- Taste Loss (6 people, 33.33%)
- Blood Glucose Increased (6 people, 33.33%)
- Taste - Impaired (4 people, 22.22%)
- Nasopharyngitis (3 people, 16.67%)
* 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, ...
I had cough, runny nose and slight fever a week back. So after 2 days I took Benadryl. One day after taking Benadryl I noticed loss of smell and most of the taste (can't notice much other than sweet......I don't notice even very spicy food now.) Since 3 days I am trying steam, salt water ...
I lost 100% of my smell and taste May 2016. Is it because I been on Lisinopril 2 and half years? Has anyone stopped Lisinopril and got their smell back? I have been to ENT,neurologist,neuro surgeon,cat scans of head. MRI done. prednisne 15 days, nasal spray 2 months. alpha lipoic acid daily for ...
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I used the generic flonase on Saturday, June 3 2017 and lost my sense of smell either right away or after the 3rd dose. Once my symptoms began to clear up, I noticed my sense of smell was gone. Would never have even taken the other 2 doses if I had associated that with the generic flonase vs. ...
i took amphotericin b for 3 weeks. 2 months ago. i have not only lost my sense of smell but when food is cooking it smells bad like bad fish and plastic melting at the same time. it is awful. has anyone else experienced this?
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.