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 Hypertension . We study 78,486 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 360 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 Norvasc 79,416 users)

Urticaria

Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, drowsiness, thrombocytopenia (latest reports from 37,485 Urticaria patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

78,486 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 360 people (0.46%) 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: 20.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 73.3 %
  • male: 26.7 %

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.7 %
  • 30-39: 4.76 %
  • 40-49: 8.16 %
  • 50-59: 23.81 %
  • 60+: 61.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (79 people)
  • Asthma (17 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (15 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (53 people)
  • Lipitor (47 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (47 people)
  • Lisinopril (36 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (33 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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