Norvasc and Weight gain - from FDA reports
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 Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 98,397 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA. Among them, 1,669 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 101,070 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).
On Jan, 31, 2017
98,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,669 people (1.7%) have Weight Gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Norvasc when people have Weight Gain *:
- < 1 month: 25.42 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.95 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.47 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.17 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.17 %
- 10+ years: 6.78 %
Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Norvasc *:
- female: 65.78 %
- male: 34.22 %
Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Norvasc *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.38 %
- 10-19: 0.45 %
- 20-29: 0.38 %
- 30-39: 4.37 %
- 40-49: 12.65 %
- 50-59: 23.57 %
- 60+: 58.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (342 people, 20.49%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (123 people, 7.37%)
- Depression (106 people, 6.35%)
- Pain (93 people, 5.57%)
- Diabetes (81 people, 4.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (274 people, 16.42%)
- Lipitor (270 people, 16.18%)
- Aspirin (177 people, 10.61%)
- Avandia (154 people, 9.23%)
- Synthroid (150 people, 8.99%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Oedema Peripheral (278 people, 16.66%)
- Fatigue (262 people, 15.70%)
- Breathing Difficulty (257 people, 15.40%)
- High Blood Pressure (234 people, 14.02%)
- Chest Pain (222 people, 13.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Weight gain when taking Norvasc?
Browse all side effects of Norvasca b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Weight gainWeight gain
Could your condition cause Weight gainWeight gain
Can you answer these questions?
Hello I just started to take isoniazid 2 months ago and as soon I started taking it I'm having pain on my both knees mostly in the left one and weighing some weight as well and Imsomnia. Now i been telling my doctor about this symptoms and think that is because of the medication and he says NO! ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I seem to gain weight whenever I start the inhaler again. I have gone off it because of weight gain even though my doctor's office denies it. I started it again but seem to have a harder time taking weight off when I am on spiriva respimat.
I was just diagnosed with A-Fib (after a visit to the E.R., I.C.U. And eventual "cardio version". I am currently on Multaq and Elouise". Over the last 2 months I have put on about 15 lbs. nothing else has changed! Work out at the YMCA 3-5 times a week. This is driving me crazy! Any ...