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Review: could Norvasc cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?

We study 78,984 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 242 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Norvasc

Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,458 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Drug withdrawal syndrome

Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) (latest reports from 150,042 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 78,981 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 242 people (0.31%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome. They amount to 0.16% of all the 149,976 people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug withdrawal syndrome in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Norvasc * :

FemaleMale
Drug withdrawal syndrome51.59%48.41%

Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Norvasc * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.94%0.00%0.00%6.13%31.13%35.85%25.94%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (101 people, 41.74%)
  2. Depression (20 people, 8.26%)
  3. Hypertension (18 people, 7.44%)
  4. Back pain (10 people, 4.13%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (8 people, 3.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (128 people, 52.89%)
  2. Lasix (58 people, 23.97%)
  3. Aspirin (50 people, 20.66%)
  4. Zantac (48 people, 19.83%)
  5. Prevacid (47 people, 19.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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