Review: could Norvasc cause Renal failure (Acute kidney 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 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure.
We study 79,022 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,080 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 80,502 Norvasc users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 79,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 2,080 people (2.63%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Norvasc when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||23.45%||23.45%||8.28%||12.41%||17.24%||10.34%||4.83% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Norvasc * :
|Renal failure||45.23%||54.77% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Norvasc * :
|Renal failure||0.05%||0.16%||0.16%||0.79%||2.62%||9.02%||19.99%||67.21% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Norvasc ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Renal failure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (370 people, 17.79%)
- Diabetes mellitus (82 people, 3.94%)
- Pain (66 people, 3.17%)
- Depression (65 people, 3.12%)
- Prophylaxis (56 people, 2.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (737 people, 35.43%)
- Trasylol (510 people, 24.52%)
- Aspirin (434 people, 20.87%)
- Heparin (410 people, 19.71%)
- Lipitor (363 people, 17.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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