Review: could Norvasc cause Weight gain?
We study 78,982 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,338 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.
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Norvasc (latest outcomes from 80,456 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Weight gain (latest reports from 527,539 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 78,981 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 1,338 people (1.69%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.25% of all the 527,425 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.
Time on Norvasc when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||25.81%||16.13%||9.68%||17.74%||16.13%||8.06%||6.45% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Norvasc * :
|Weight gain||64.66%||35.34% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Norvasc * :
|Weight gain||0.09%||0.27%||0.45%||0.18%||4.04%||13.39%||24.26%||57.32% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Norvasc ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||77.78%||22.22%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (252 people, 18.83%)
- Depression (82 people, 6.13%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (75 people, 5.61%)
- Diabetes mellitus (65 people, 4.86%)
- Pain (62 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (251 people, 18.76%)
- Lasix (236 people, 17.64%)
- Lipitor (229 people, 17.12%)
- Avandia (150 people, 11.21%)
- Plavix (129 people, 9.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I work out 6 days a week and seem to be gaining weight gradually every year. I think I eat the right kind of foods or rather watch what I eat carefully. I just can not loose a pound!
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All of the symptoms I listed started after I began taking Ambien. I quit taking it after about 2 months. The symptoms have not gone away after 60 days.
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problem losing weight even on strict diet
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