Review: could Amlodipine cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Amlodipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine besylate, and have High blood pressure.
We study 44,956 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 204 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
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Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 46,614 Amlodipine users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,938 Anaphylaxis patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 44,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 204 people (0.45%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Amlodipine when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (73 people, 35.78%)
- Ill-defined disorder (18 people, 8.82%)
- Asthma (12 people, 5.88%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 3.43%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 2.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amlodipine besylate (61 people, 29.90%)
- Aspirin (35 people, 17.16%)
- Lisinopril (24 people, 11.76%)
- Simvastatin (21 people, 10.29%)
- Furosemide (17 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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Recent Amlodipine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, LOSARTAN, EQUETRO, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE, Amlodipine Besylate for a 57-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Isosorbide Mononitrate, Amlodipine Besylate for a 53-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Amlodipine, Olmetec for a 72-year old woman who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Amlodipine Besylate, Losartan Potassium, Klor-con for a 52-year old woman who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Valium, Amlodipine Besylate for a 49-year old man who has Blood Pressure Increased
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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