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Review: could Nifedipine cause Tremor?

Summary: Tremor could be caused by Nifedipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,290 people who have side effects while taking Nifedipine from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor and more.

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Nifedipine

Nifedipine (latest outcomes from 17,580 users) has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) (latest reports from 408,963 patients) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 4, 2014: 17,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine. Among them, 204 people (1.18%) have Tremor. They amount to 0.05% of all the 408,269 people who have Tremor on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tremor in Nifedipine reports

Time on Nifedipine when people have Tremor * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tremor61.54%15.38%0.00%7.69%15.38%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Nifedipine * :

FemaleMale
Tremor60.09%39.91%

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Nifedipine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tremor0.00%1.01%2.02%5.56%3.54%5.56%15.15%67.17%

Severity of Tremor when taking Nifedipine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tremor0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tremor ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tremor0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (33 people, 16.18%)
  2. Raynaud's phenomenon (11 people, 5.39%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 4.41%)
  4. Renal transplant (8 people, 3.92%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 3.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (40 people, 19.61%)
  2. Lisinopril (27 people, 13.24%)
  3. Omeprazole (26 people, 12.75%)
  4. Atenolol (23 people, 11.27%)
  5. Furosemide (20 people, 9.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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