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Review: could Norvasc cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue could be caused by Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 78,936 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,562 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue 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, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Norvasc include high blood pressure, weakness, breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,253 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 78,936 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 3,562 people (4.51%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.23% of all the 1,536,212 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue19.61%24.51%4.41%14.22%17.16%12.25%7.84%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Norvasc * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue60.37%39.63%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Norvasc * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.22%0.28%0.13%0.88%2.13%7.82%19.17%69.39%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue2.56%61.54%30.77%5.13%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (625 people, 17.55%)
  2. Pain (208 people, 5.84%)
  3. Osteoporosis (191 people, 5.36%)
  4. Depression (170 people, 4.77%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (139 people, 3.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (941 people, 26.42%)
  2. Lasix (617 people, 17.32%)
  3. Lipitor (602 people, 16.90%)
  4. Toprol-xl (391 people, 10.98%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (376 people, 10.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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