Review: could Norvasc cause Renal Failure?


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 Hypertension . We study 97,463 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,904 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 99,486 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, acute kidney failure, weakness, cardiac failure (latest reports from 80,375 Renal failure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

97,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,904 people (1.95%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Renal failure?

Time on Norvasc when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 19.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.31 %
  • 10+ years: 6.92 %

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

  • female: 46.65 %
  • male: 53.35 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 0.54 %
  • 30-39: 2.94 %
  • 40-49: 7.43 %
  • 50-59: 20.14 %
  • 60+: 68.47 %

Severity if Renal Failure when taking Norvasc **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Renal Failure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (407 people, 21.38%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (355 people, 18.64%)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (96 people, 5.04%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (93 people, 4.88%)
  • Pain (91 people, 4.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (698 people, 36.66%)
  • Trasylol (507 people, 26.63%)
  • Heparin (405 people, 21.27%)
  • Aspirin (351 people, 18.43%)
  • Lipitor (340 people, 17.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (683 people, 35.87%)
  • Anxiety (629 people, 33.04%)
  • Injury (563 people, 29.57%)
  • Unevaluable Event (472 people, 24.79%)
  • Emotional Distress (463 people, 24.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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