Review: could Norvasc cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Diabetes mellitus 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 Seroquel, and have Hypertension . We study 85,426 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 934 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 85,611 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, drug ineffective, cardiac failure congestive, stroke (latest reports from 141,088 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

85,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 934 people (1.09%) have Diabetes Mellitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Norvasc when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.73 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 58.52 %
  • male: 41.48 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 6.03 %
  • 40-49: 21.76 %
  • 50-59: 27.0 %
  • 60+: 44.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (268 people)
  • Depression (178 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (99 people)
  • Anxiety (87 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (80 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (257 people)
  • Lipitor (238 people)
  • Aspirin (183 people)
  • Lasix (142 people)
  • Lisinopril (129 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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