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 18,444 people who have side effects while taking Nifedipine from FDA. Among them, 431 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 23,386 users)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,073 Anxiety patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

18,444 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine.
Among them, 431 people (2.34%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nifedipine cause Anxiety?

Time on Nifedipine when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 22.73 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.73 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Nifedipine *:

  • female: 62.82 %
  • male: 37.18 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Nifedipine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 3.14 %
  • 30-39: 7.71 %
  • 40-49: 12.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.57 %
  • 60+: 53.43 %

Severity of Anxiety **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (134 people, 31.09%)
  • Prednisone (80 people, 18.56%)
  • Furosemide (78 people, 18.10%)
  • Lasix (76 people, 17.63%)
  • Aspirin (75 people, 17.40%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Nifedipine, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (46 people, 10.67%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (32 people, 7.42%)
  • Depression (29 people, 6.73%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (254 people, 58.93%)
  • Injury (171 people, 39.68%)
  • Emotional Distress (141 people, 32.71%)
  • Depression (136 people, 31.55%)
  • Anhedonia (110 people, 25.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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