Could Amlodipine cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 95,160 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA. Among them, 394 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Amlodipine

Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine 99,108 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,103 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Jan, 04, 2017

95,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine.
Among them, 394 people (0.41%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amlodipine cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Amlodipine when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 72.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine *:

  • female: 52.12 %
  • male: 47.88 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine *:

  • 0-1: 0.89 %
  • 2-9: 1.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 1.19 %
  • 30-39: 3.27 %
  • 40-49: 7.44 %
  • 50-59: 21.13 %
  • 60+: 63.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 30.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 3.81%)
  • Asthma (15 people, 3.81%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people, 3.55%)
  • Preventive Health Care (11 people, 2.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (35 people, 8.88%)
  • Lisinopril (30 people, 7.61%)
  • Simvastatin (27 people, 6.85%)
  • Paracetamol (27 people, 6.85%)
  • Furosemide (20 people, 5.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (42 people, 10.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (36 people, 9.14%)
  • Itching (28 people, 7.11%)
  • Rashes (24 people, 6.09%)
  • Angioedema (22 people, 5.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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