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 85,426 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,600 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 87,169 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 193,181 Dizziness patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

85,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 3,600 people (4.21%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Dizziness?

Time on Norvasc when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 28.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.66 %
  • 10+ years: 4.78 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 64.21 %
  • male: 35.79 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.41 %
  • 30-39: 2.36 %
  • 40-49: 8.06 %
  • 50-59: 20.09 %
  • 60+: 68.88 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Norvasc **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 63.89 %
  • severe: 19.44 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (960 people)
  • Depression (273 people)
  • Osteoporosis (235 people)
  • Anxiety (217 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (178 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (551 people)
  • Lisinopril (541 people)
  • Lipitor (497 people)
  • Lasix (405 people)
  • Plavix (366 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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