Norvasc and Acid reflux - from FDA reports


Summary

Acid reflux is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 98,397 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA. Among them, 134 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 101,066 users)

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 18,343 Acid reflux patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

98,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 134 people (0.14%) have Acid Reflux


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Acid reflux?

Time on Norvasc when people have Acid Reflux *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 73.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 66.15 %
  • male: 33.85 %

Age of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.85 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 1.71 %
  • 40-49: 17.95 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 45.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (20 people, 14.93%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 9.70%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 8.96%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 8.21%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (10 people, 7.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (50 people, 37.31%)
  • Prilosec (37 people, 27.61%)
  • Lipitor (36 people, 26.87%)
  • Lopressor (29 people, 21.64%)
  • Lasix (29 people, 21.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (50 people, 37.31%)
  • Nausea (39 people, 29.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (39 people, 29.10%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (39 people, 29.10%)
  • Fatigue (30 people, 22.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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