Norvasc and Seizure like phenomena - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Seizure like phenomena is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are male, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Norvasc and have Seizure like phenomena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 128,409 people who have side effects when taking Norvasc from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Sep, 20, 2022

128,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 12 people (0.01%) have Seizure like phenomena.


What is Norvasc?

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 131,568 Norvasc users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Seizure like phenomena?

Seizure like phenomena (a variety of medical conditions may produce sudden episodes which have some similarities to epileptic seizures) is found to be associated with 525 drugs and 295 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Norvasc and Seizure like phenomena reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Seizure like phenomena?

Gender of people who have Seizure like phenomena when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 41.67 %
  • male: 58.33 %

Age of people who have Seizure like phenomena when taking Norvasc *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Norvasc *:

  1. Coreg: 3 people, 25.00%
  2. Zoloft: 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Venofer: 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Plavix: 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Glucotrol: 2 people, 16.67%
  6. Cozaar: 2 people, 16.67%
  7. Lopressor: 2 people, 16.67%
  8. Colace: 2 people, 16.67%
  9. Synthroid: 2 people, 16.67%
  10. Centrum: 2 people, 16.67%

Common side effects people have besides Seizure like phenomena *:

  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 5 people, 41.67%
  2. Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation): 4 people, 33.33%
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 25.00%
  4. Unresponsive To Stimuli: 3 people, 25.00%
  5. Blood Glucose Decreased: 3 people, 25.00%
  6. Blood Glucose Increased: 3 people, 25.00%
  7. Feeling Abnormal: 3 people, 25.00%
  8. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 3 people, 25.00%
  9. Wound Complication: 2 people, 16.67%
  10. Dizziness: 2 people, 16.67%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Scrotal Pain: 2 people, 16.67%
  2. Scrotal Infection (infection in scrotum area): 2 people, 16.67%
  3. Nephrogenic Anaemia (anaemia due to kidney disease): 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Hidradenitis (chronic disease of a type of sweat gland): 2 people, 16.67%
  6. Diabetes: 2 people, 16.67%
  7. Constipation: 2 people, 16.67%
  8. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 2 people, 16.67%
  9. Back Pain: 2 people, 16.67%
  10. Prostate Cancer: 1 person, 8.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Norvasc and have Seizure like phenomena?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It 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. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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