Norvasc and Renal failure - from FDA reports


Summary

Renal failure is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 98,397 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA. Among them, 1,948 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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 101,070 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Renal failure patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

98,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,948 people (1.98%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Renal failure?

Time on Norvasc when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 20.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.4 %
  • 10+ years: 6.2 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 46.91 %
  • male: 53.09 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 0.64 %
  • 30-39: 2.99 %
  • 40-49: 7.32 %
  • 50-59: 20.04 %
  • 60+: 68.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (417 people, 21.41%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (355 people, 18.22%)
  • Pain (99 people, 5.08%)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (96 people, 4.93%)
  • Diabetes (95 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (705 people, 36.19%)
  • Trasylol (507 people, 26.03%)
  • Heparin (405 people, 20.79%)
  • Aspirin (354 people, 18.17%)
  • Lipitor (347 people, 17.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (690 people, 35.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (646 people, 33.16%)
  • Injury (566 people, 29.06%)
  • Emotional Distress (466 people, 23.92%)
  • Fear (446 people, 22.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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