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Related topic: Norvasc, Dizziness

Review: could Norvasc cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 78,939 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,405 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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.

Dizziness

Dizziness (latest reports from 1,288,208 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 78,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 3,339 people (4.23%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.26% of all the 1,286,338 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dizziness in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness30.95%23.33%5.24%16.67%13.81%5.24%4.76%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Norvasc * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness64.38%35.62%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Norvasc * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.10%0.03%0.03%0.36%2.31%8.06%20.11%68.99%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness16.67%63.89%19.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1,005 people, 30.10%)
  2. Osteoporosis (244 people, 7.31%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (180 people, 5.39%)
  4. Pain (179 people, 5.36%)
  5. Depression (116 people, 3.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (761 people, 22.79%)
  2. Lipitor (500 people, 14.97%)
  3. Lisinopril (436 people, 13.06%)
  4. Lasix (407 people, 12.19%)
  5. Plavix (388 people, 11.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • After taking medications in morning I feel dizzy and light headed and can't do anything. Also very tired all the time

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • a lot of hair loss and dizziness

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