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Review: could Norvasc cause Renal failure?

Summary: Renal failure could be caused by Norvasc, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 78,939 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,656 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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.

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 422,168 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 78,900 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 2,080 people (2.64%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.48% of all the 430,749 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure23.45%23.45%8.28%12.41%17.24%10.34%4.83%

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

FemaleMale
Renal failure45.23%54.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.05%0.16%0.16%0.79%2.62%9.02%19.99%67.21%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Norvasc ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Renal failure100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Renal failure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (370 people, 17.79%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (82 people, 3.94%)
  3. Pain (66 people, 3.17%)
  4. Depression (65 people, 3.12%)
  5. Prophylaxis (56 people, 2.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (737 people, 35.43%)
  2. Trasylol (510 people, 24.52%)
  3. Aspirin (434 people, 20.87%)
  4. Heparin (410 people, 19.71%)
  5. Lipitor (363 people, 17.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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