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Review: could Norvasc cause Acid reflux?

Summary: Acid reflux could be caused by Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Vioxx, and have Pain.

We study 78,936 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 127 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Norvasc

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,409 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,921 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 78,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 127 people (0.16%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.29% of all the 43,851 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acid reflux in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux8.70%13.04%0.00%0.00%30.43%47.83%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Acid reflux64.80%35.20%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.87%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.74%17.39%33.04%46.96%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux12.50%37.50%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (16 people, 12.60%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 9.45%)
  3. Muscle spasms (9 people, 7.09%)
  4. Upper respiratory tract infection (7 people, 5.51%)
  5. Arthralgia (7 people, 5.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (48 people, 37.80%)
  2. Lipitor (34 people, 26.77%)
  3. Prilosec (32 people, 25.20%)
  4. Aspirin (30 people, 23.62%)
  5. Lasix (28 people, 22.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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