Norvasc and Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aricept, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Dementia 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.
102,867 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 343 people (0.33%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Norvasc when people have Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 8.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.83 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Norvasc *:
- female: 64.81 %
- male: 35.19 %
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Norvasc *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 2.8 %
- 50-59: 1.75 %
- 60+: 95.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol: 27 people, 7.87%
- Depression: 24 people, 7.00%
- Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 18 people, 5.25%
- Dementia Alzheimer's Type (loss of mental ability with alzheimer's symptom): 15 people, 4.37%
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 14 people, 4.08%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aricept: 75 people, 21.87%
- Lasix: 58 people, 16.91%
- Aspirin: 58 people, 16.91%
- Furosemide: 49 people, 14.29%
- Lisinopril: 46 people, 13.41%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness: 76 people, 22.16%
- Stress And Anxiety: 72 people, 20.99%
- Depression: 69 people, 20.12%
- Pain: 65 people, 18.95%
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 64 people, 18.66%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 105,684 users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 20,159 Dementia patients).
Drugs that are associated with DementiaDementia (1,320 drugs)
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Norvasc side effects
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Related publications that referenced our studies
- Boschee T, DO PGY II, "Acute Hallucinations: Where Did That Come From?", , 2007 Jan .
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