Review: could Amlodipine cause Anaphylaxis?


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 Hypertension . We study 38,417 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 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 Amlodipine 60,844 users)


Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, itching, diarrhea (latest reports from 32,528 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

38,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine.
Among them, 185 people (0.48%) 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: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine *:

  • female: 52.46 %
  • male: 47.54 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Amlodipine *:

  • 0-1: 1.23 %
  • 2-9: 1.84 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 4.91 %
  • 40-49: 6.75 %
  • 50-59: 21.47 %
  • 60+: 60.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (58 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (9 people)
  • Asthma (9 people)
  • Prophylaxis (6 people)
  • Analgesic Therapy (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (31 people)
  • Lisinopril (27 people)
  • Simvastatin (25 people)
  • Furosemide (15 people)
  • Prednisone (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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