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Review: could Norvasc cause Dizziness?





Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 78,998 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,336 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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 80,472 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(view latest reports from 160,309 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 78,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 3,339 people (4.23%) have Dizziness.

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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    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Lightheadedness, and takes Sertraline)
    Hi had a panic attack last fall.. Been on 50 mg sertraline Split my dosage 25mg at 6 am then the other 25 at 10 am.. Headaches have not been as bad but still a little lightheaded is this normal?
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    (Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
    Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the ...
  • Can urinary retention cause severe dizziness and lightheartedness?
    (Asked by a 24 year old woman who has Nausea, Urinary Retention, Lightheadedness - Dizzy, Eczema, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS))
    I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I ...
  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
  • 3-4 losartan can harm you
    (Asked by a 48 year old woman who has Dizziness, and takes Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide)
    If you ever took more than 4 pill of Losartan ,can this harm you in a way causing death

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