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Review: could Lotrel cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?

Summary: Leg swelling is reported only by a few people who take Lotrel.

We study 9,247 people who have side effects while taking Lotrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.

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Lotrel

Lotrel has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 9,557 Lotrel users)

Leg swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,420 Leg swelling patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 9,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Lotrel. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Leg Swelling.

Trend of Leg swelling in Lotrel reports

Time on Lotrel when people have Leg swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Lotrel * :

FemaleMale
Leg swelling100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Lotrel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Lotrel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypercholesterolaemia (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Restless leg syndrome (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. A-fib (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Diabetes (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Synthroid (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Victoza (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Vitamin d (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Requip (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
    I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.

    Thanks. Debbie CB
  • I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
    I take very large doses of Vit D because of very low D level.
    Take Allegra for allergies.
    Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
    Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
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    Hi,
    I'm taking lotrel 5/10 for over 7 years. My BP is normal and I believe not because of taking daily lotrel, but I lost some weight and watch now what I eat. Tried to stop taking it abruptly, but on second day had a bad feeling in my chest so had to return to a daily routine. Now I'm planning to do it gradually, by increasing time between pills by one hour weekly. Eventually it will take 52 weeks to have 76 hours time difference between 2 pills, because i will start from 24 hours i have right now. My question is: I'm not sure if this will work. Have someone did this already. Lotrel is slow release beta blocker.
    will the body adjust to slow withdrawal,i mean if this medicine working only 24 hours no matter what then there is no way to stop it, and how long it will take to forget about this medicine is this strategy worked for someone?

    Looking for advice.
    Thank you.
    Michael
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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Anna Marie on Jun, 12, 2010:

    I have been taking 50,000 units of Vitamin D once a week and my feet and ankles are swollen. I was concerned it was my heart, but once I saw that other people were having this problem, then I realized it could be the Vitamin D. I think Doctor's push too much medication on us. Going out in the sun, 20 minutes a day probably will take care of any Vitamin D deficiency.

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