Procardia xl and Night sweats - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Night sweats is found among people who take Procardia xl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Procardia xl and have Night sweats. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,928 people who have side effects when taking Procardia xl 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 Jul, 28, 2022

5,928 people reported to have side effects when taking Procardia xl.
Among them, 11 people (0.19%) have Night sweats.

What is Procardia xl?

Procardia xl has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 6,084 Procardia xl users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Night sweats?

Night sweats (sweating in night) is found to be associated with 2,195 drugs and 1,635 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Procardia xl and Night sweats reports submitted per year:

Could Procardia xl cause Night sweats?

Gender of people who have Night sweats when taking Procardia xl *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Procardia xl *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Procardia xl *:

  1. Normodyne: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Lopid: 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Zometa: 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Azasan: 2 people, 18.18%
  5. Melphalan: 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Bactrim Ds: 2 people, 18.18%
  7. Lortab: 2 people, 18.18%
  8. Baycol: 2 people, 18.18%
  9. Cardura: 2 people, 18.18%
  10. Catapres: 2 people, 18.18%

Common side effects people have besides Night sweats *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 8 people, 72.73%
  2. Weakness: 8 people, 72.73%
  3. Dizziness: 7 people, 63.64%
  4. Chest Pain: 6 people, 54.55%
  5. Back Pain: 6 people, 54.55%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 6 people, 54.55%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 6 people, 54.55%
  8. Constipation: 5 people, 45.45%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 5 people, 45.45%
  10. Pain In Extremity: 5 people, 45.45%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 18.18%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 18.18%
  3. Breast Cancer: 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 18.18%
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood): 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands): 2 people, 18.18%
  7. Fluid Imbalance (imbalance of fluid in body in intake and fluid lost): 1 person, 9.09%
  8. Asthma: 1 person, 9.09%
  9. Blood Testosterone Decreased: 1 person, 9.09%
  10. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 9.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Procardia xl and have Night sweats?

Check whether Night sweats is associated with a drug or a condition

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 nifedipine (the active ingredients of Procardia xl) and Procardia xl (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+ peer-reviewed 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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