Could Nifedipine cause Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Nifedipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,840 people who have side effects while taking Nifedipine from FDA. Among them, 500 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Nifedipine

Nifedipine has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Nifedipine 23,388 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,392 Anxiety patients).

On Dec, 21, 2016

22,840 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine.
Among them, 500 people (2.19%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nifedipine cause Anxiety?

Time on Nifedipine when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 20.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Nifedipine *:

  • female: 62.99 %
  • male: 37.01 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Nifedipine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.99 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 7.16 %
  • 40-49: 11.85 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 54.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (127 people, 25.40%)
  • Pain (48 people, 9.60%)
  • Depression (37 people, 7.40%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (32 people, 6.40%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (21 people, 4.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (135 people, 27.00%)
  • Prednisone (83 people, 16.60%)
  • Lasix (79 people, 15.80%)
  • Furosemide (78 people, 15.60%)
  • Protonix (77 people, 15.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (269 people, 53.80%)
  • Injury (175 people, 35.00%)
  • Emotional Distress (145 people, 29.00%)
  • Depression (144 people, 28.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (125 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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