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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Norvasc. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 102,867 people who have side effects when taking Norvasc from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

102,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 1,743 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: 27.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

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

  • female: 65.91 %
  • male: 34.09 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 4.39 %
  • 40-49: 12.3 %
  • 50-59: 23.67 %
  • 60+: 58.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (129 people, 7.40%)
  • Depression (109 people, 6.25%)
  • Pain (100 people, 5.74%)
  • Diabetes (86 people, 4.93%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (79 people, 4.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (287 people, 16.47%)
  • Lipitor (279 people, 16.01%)
  • Aspirin (177 people, 10.15%)
  • Synthroid (157 people, 9.01%)
  • Avandia (154 people, 8.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (284 people, 16.29%)
  • Fatigue (284 people, 16.29%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (268 people, 15.38%)
  • Chest Pain (235 people, 13.48%)
  • Pain (194 people, 11.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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