Norvasc and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,462 people who have side effects when taking Norvasc from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

101,462 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,719 people (1.69%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Weight gain?

Time on Norvasc when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 25.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.62 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

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

  • female: 65.96 %
  • male: 34.04 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 0.37 %
  • 30-39: 4.32 %
  • 40-49: 12.44 %
  • 50-59: 23.85 %
  • 60+: 57.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (356 people, 20.71%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (128 people, 7.45%)
  • Depression (109 people, 6.34%)
  • Pain (97 people, 5.64%)
  • Diabetes (85 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (282 people, 16.40%)
  • Lipitor (275 people, 16.00%)
  • Aspirin (177 people, 10.30%)
  • Synthroid (157 people, 9.13%)
  • Avandia (154 people, 8.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (282 people, 16.40%)
  • Fatigue (277 people, 16.11%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (265 people, 15.42%)
  • High Blood Pressure (249 people, 14.49%)
  • Chest Pain (231 people, 13.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 104,196 users)

Weight Gain

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