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Review: could Amlodipine cause Anaphylaxis?

Summary: Anaphylaxis could be caused by Amlodipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Amlodipine besylate, and have Hypertension.

We study 44,714 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Amlodipine

Amlodipine (latest outcomes from 46,306 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Amlodipine include nausea, weakness, nausea aggravated, high blood pressure, breathing difficulty.

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) (latest reports from 107,166 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 44,838 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 203 people (0.45%) have Anaphylaxis. They amount to 0.19% of all the 106,887 people who have Anaphylaxis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Amlodipine reports

Time on Amlodipine when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis70.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis53.52%46.48%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%1.10%1.10%2.21%3.31%7.18%20.44%64.64%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (73 people, 35.96%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (18 people, 8.87%)
  3. Asthma (12 people, 5.91%)
  4. Prophylaxis (7 people, 3.45%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 2.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine besylate (60 people, 29.56%)
  2. Aspirin (35 people, 17.24%)
  3. Lisinopril (24 people, 11.82%)
  4. Simvastatin (21 people, 10.34%)
  5. Furosemide (17 people, 8.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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