Review: could Norvasc cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 78,998 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 has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 80,472 users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)
On Nov, 26, 2014: 78,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc. Among them, 1,338 people (1.69%) have Weight Gain.
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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- Are an increase in appetite & tiredness side effects of the birth control tri-sprintec?
(Asked by a 23 year old woman who has Weight Gain, Increased Appetite, and takes Tri-sprintec)
In the past I have taken the birth control Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and have never had any problems. I just switched to the generic brand, Tri-sprintec. I have now officially been taking Tri-Sprintec for 2 months. I recently started to notice that my appetite has increased and I've been eating A LOT more than normal; I have definitely started to gain weight. I also have been a lot more tired than usual.
- Can unexplained hypertension be cause by a partial thyroidectomy?
(Asked by a 50 year old man who has BP 135/77 Even After Increasing Meds, and takes Acetaminophen, Fluticasone Propionate, Allegra D 24 Hour, Nexium, Valsartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Amlodipine Besylate)
Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the doc yet of whether this is related to the thyroidectomy of the past.
- Alprazolam & amoxicillin
(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
- May iuuse viagra after a hemorrhagic stroke ?
(Asked by a 74 year old man who has Ed A Nd I Had Ahemmorhagic Stroke, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Valsartan)
I had a hemmorhagic stroke in March 2014 and wonder if I may safely use Viagra
- Bisoprolol ,ive gained 56 pounds
(Asked by a 60 year old man who has Weight Gain)
i had a triple by pass,and was prescribed bisoprolol.since taking it i have gained 4 stones in weight ,ive tried diets ,exercise nothing takes the weight off ,should i stop the tablets.
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