Will you have Periorbital oedema with Norvasc - from FDA reports


Periorbital oedema 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 Coumadin, and have Renal cell carcinoma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 111,048 people who have side effects when taking Norvasc from FDA, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on amlodipine besylate (the active ingredients of Norvasc) and Norvasc (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Periorbital oedema are also considered in the study.

What is Norvasc?

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 113,865 users)

What is Periorbital oedema?

Periorbital oedema (swelling around the eyes) has been reported by people with chronic myeloid leukaemia, high blood pressure, skin wrinkling, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 4,208 Periorbital oedema patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Feb, 24, 2019

111,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 54 people (0.05%) have Periorbital oedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Periorbital oedema?

Time on Norvasc when people have Periorbital oedema *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Periorbital oedema when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 70.37 %
  • male: 29.63 %

Age of people who have Periorbital oedema when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.27 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 2.27 %
  • 30-39: 2.27 %
  • 40-49: 2.27 %
  • 50-59: 20.45 %
  • 60+: 65.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Renal Cell Carcinoma (a kidney cancer): 7 people, 12.96%
  2. Arteriogram: 5 people, 9.26%
  3. Platelet Count Increased: 5 people, 9.26%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 4 people, 7.41%
  5. Heart Transplant: 4 people, 7.41%
  6. Preventive Health Care: 3 people, 5.56%
  7. Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood): 3 people, 5.56%
  8. Depression: 3 people, 5.56%
  9. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 3 people, 5.56%
  10. Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss): 2 people, 3.70%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Coumadin: 12 people, 22.22%
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide: 10 people, 18.52%
  3. Xanax: 9 people, 16.67%
  4. Paxil: 8 people, 14.81%
  5. Toprol-Xl: 8 people, 14.81%
  6. Neurontin: 8 people, 14.81%
  7. Prilosec: 8 people, 14.81%
  8. Lasix: 7 people, 12.96%
  9. Lipitor: 7 people, 12.96%
  10. Miralax: 7 people, 12.96%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 13 people, 24.07%
  2. Rashes (redness): 12 people, 22.22%
  3. Weakness: 12 people, 22.22%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 11 people, 20.37%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 11 people, 20.37%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 9 people, 16.67%
  7. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 9 people, 16.67%
  8. Pain: 8 people, 14.81%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 8 people, 14.81%
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 14.81%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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