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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 Hypertension.

We study 44,889 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Amlodipine and have Anaphylaxis >>>

Amlodipine

Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine 46,546 users)

Anaphylaxis

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 Anaphylaxis 28,888 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 44,889 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine. Among them, 204 people (0.45%) have Anaphylaxis.

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
Anaphylaxis63.64%18.18%0.00%18.18%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis53.74%46.26%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%1.10%1.10%2.20%3.30%7.14%20.88%64.29%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anaphylaxis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anaphylaxis0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (73 people, 35.78%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (18 people, 8.82%)
  3. Asthma (12 people, 5.88%)
  4. Prophylaxis (7 people, 3.43%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 2.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amlodipine besylate (61 people, 29.90%)
  2. Aspirin (35 people, 17.16%)
  3. Lisinopril (24 people, 11.76%)
  4. Simvastatin (21 people, 10.29%)
  5. Furosemide (17 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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