Review: could Nifedipine cause Anxiety?
We study 17,303 people who have side effects while taking Nifedipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 403 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.
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Nifedipine (latest outcomes from 17,597 users) has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Anxiety (latest reports from 1,295,501 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 17,303 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine. Among them, 451 people (2.61%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,292,277 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.
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Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Nifedipine * :
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Severity of Anxiety when taking Nifedipine ** :
How people recovered from Anxiety ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (100 people, 22.17%)
- Pain (46 people, 10.20%)
- Depression (24 people, 5.32%)
- Angiogram (19 people, 4.21%)
- Metastases to bone (18 people, 3.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (151 people, 33.48%)
- Aspirin (108 people, 23.95%)
- Lasix (88 people, 19.51%)
- Prednisone (78 people, 17.29%)
- Furosemide (77 people, 17.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Lee (2 years ago):
In April 2012 and again on Oct. 24th, 2012, I had revisions on my hips - both are artificial. While in the hospital the drugs made my bp so low that they told me not to take my bp meds until it started to go up. I was taking 5/320mg or exforge (a combination drug). After my anxiety came back with a vengence, my doctor switched my pb med to procardia and later added diovan 80mg. After this lates hip surgery, again my bp was low and recently started taking the procardia - my tickle cough is coming back, the anxiety is starting again and heart flutters when I wake up in the morning with a start. Could this be due to the procardia. According to my drug book, which I don't look at when given a med because I don't want to be influenced about side effects before they (if they) begin. I had some side effects on exforge, but not like this. The anxiety and tickle cough and heart flutter really bother me - just started today after being back on the med for 5 days. Am I nuts?
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