Could Nifedipine cause Tremor - from FDA reports


Summary

Tremor is found among people who take Nifedipine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 224 have Tremor. Find out below who they are, when they have Tremor 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)

Tremor

Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 95,020 Tremor patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

22,840 people reported to have side effects when taking Nifedipine.
Among them, 224 people (0.98%) have Tremor


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nifedipine cause Tremor?

Time on Nifedipine when people have Tremor *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tremor when taking Nifedipine *:

  • female: 58.72 %
  • male: 41.28 %

Age of people who have Tremor when taking Nifedipine *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 1.1 %
  • 10-19: 1.65 %
  • 20-29: 1.1 %
  • 30-39: 3.3 %
  • 40-49: 6.04 %
  • 50-59: 14.84 %
  • 60+: 71.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (52 people, 23.21%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (15 people, 6.70%)
  • Pain (13 people, 5.80%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (13 people, 5.80%)
  • Depression (13 people, 5.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (26 people, 11.61%)
  • Aspirin (25 people, 11.16%)
  • Xanax (22 people, 9.82%)
  • Simvastatin (22 people, 9.82%)
  • Atenolol (22 people, 9.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (49 people, 21.88%)
  • Weakness (47 people, 20.98%)
  • Dizziness (44 people, 19.64%)
  • Diarrhea (44 people, 19.64%)
  • Headache (40 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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