Could Norvasc cause Urticaria - from FDA reports
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 Lipitor, and have High blood pressure . We study 98,397 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA. Among them, 542 have Urticaria. Find out below who they are, when they have Urticaria and more.
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Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 101,045 users)
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,727 Urticaria patients).
On Jan, 12, 2017
98,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 542 people (0.55%) have Urticaria
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Norvasc when people have Urticaria *:
- < 1 month: 60.61 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.12 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.03 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
- 10+ years: 6.06 %
Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:
- female: 70.42 %
- male: 29.58 %
Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.46 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.37 %
- 30-39: 4.56 %
- 40-49: 10.02 %
- 50-59: 21.41 %
- 60+: 62.19 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (140 people, 25.83%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (42 people, 7.75%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (28 people, 5.17%)
- Pain (28 people, 5.17%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (27 people, 4.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (62 people, 11.44%)
- Aspirin (55 people, 10.15%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (54 people, 9.96%)
- Synthroid (49 people, 9.04%)
- Lasix (47 people, 8.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (142 people, 26.20%)
- Itching (136 people, 25.09%)
- Breathing Difficulty (80 people, 14.76%)
- Hypersensitivity (76 people, 14.02%)
- Nausea (58 people, 10.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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