Review: could Norvasc cause Urticaria?


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 Hypertension . We study 85,426 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 399 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 99,486 users)


Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, itching, drowsiness (latest reports from 65,421 Urticaria patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

85,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 399 people (0.47%) have Urticaria

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Urticaria?

Time on Norvasc when people have Urticaria *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 72.49 %
  • male: 27.51 %

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 4.36 %
  • 40-49: 8.1 %
  • 50-59: 24.3 %
  • 60+: 61.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (97 people, 24.31%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (22 people, 5.51%)
  • Asthma (21 people, 5.26%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (19 people, 4.76%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (18 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (55 people, 13.78%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (53 people, 13.28%)
  • Lipitor (52 people, 13.03%)
  • Lisinopril (45 people, 11.28%)
  • Atenolol (38 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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