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Review: could Norvasc cause Urticaria?

Summary: Urticaria is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 79,010 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 521 have Urticaria. Find out below who they are, when they have Urticaria 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 80,494 Norvasc users)

Urticaria

Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 51,863 Urticaria patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 79,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 521 people (0.66%) have Urticaria.

Trend of Urticaria in Norvasc reports

Time on Norvasc when people have Urticaria * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urticaria53.49%16.28%4.65%11.63%6.98%4.65%2.33%

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc * :

FemaleMale
Urticaria66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urticaria0.00%0.22%0.00%1.32%3.73%9.43%23.68%61.62%

Severity of Urticaria when taking Norvasc ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urticaria ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (91 people, 17.47%)
  2. Asthma (20 people, 3.84%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 3.45%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 3.07%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (15 people, 2.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (106 people, 20.35%)
  2. Lipitor (59 people, 11.32%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (57 people, 10.94%)
  4. Lisinopril (43 people, 8.25%)
  5. Atenolol (43 people, 8.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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