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Review: could Norvasc cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

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 79,022 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 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 80,502 Norvasc users)

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,207 Acid reflux patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 79,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 128 people (0.16%) have Acid Reflux.

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 reflux8.33%12.50%0.00%4.17%29.17%45.83%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Acid reflux65.08%34.92%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.86%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.72%17.24%32.76%47.41%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux11.11%33.33%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (16 people, 12.50%)
  2. Hypertension (13 people, 10.16%)
  3. Muscle spasms (9 people, 7.03%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 5.47%)
  5. Anxiety (7 people, 5.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (48 people, 37.50%)
  2. Lipitor (34 people, 26.56%)
  3. Prilosec (32 people, 25.00%)
  4. Aspirin (30 people, 23.44%)
  5. Lopressor (28 people, 21.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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