Review: could Norvasc cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain 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 Hypertension . We study 97,463 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,638 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 99,486 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

97,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,638 people (1.68%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Weight gain?

Time on Norvasc when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 22.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.0 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 65.7 %
  • male: 34.3 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.31 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.38 %
  • 30-39: 4.3 %
  • 40-49: 12.82 %
  • 50-59: 23.41 %
  • 60+: 58.25 %

Severity if Weight Gain when taking Norvasc **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 70 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (328 people, 20.02%)
  • Depression (101 people, 6.17%)
  • Pain (86 people, 5.25%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (81 people, 4.95%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (78 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (269 people, 16.42%)
  • Lasix (268 people, 16.36%)
  • Aspirin (178 people, 10.87%)
  • Avandia (154 people, 9.40%)
  • Synthroid (149 people, 9.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (271 people, 16.54%)
  • Dyspnoea (248 people, 15.14%)
  • Fatigue (234 people, 14.29%)
  • Pain (176 people, 10.74%)
  • Nausea (175 people, 10.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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