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Amlodipine Side Effects

Report Amlodipine Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Amlodipine, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Amlodipine side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Amlodipine.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Amlodipine side effects are:
Swollen Ankels (94 reports)
Pain (55 reports)
Fatigue (41 reports)
Bladder (41 reports)
Numbess (27 reports)
Burning (27 reports)
Headache (25 reports)
Joint Pain (18 reports)
Bladder Problems (16 reports)
Weight Gain (15 reports)
Muscle Fatigue (15 reports)
Erectile Disfunction (13 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (eg, physician, pharmacist). Your health care provider can provide additional clinical information and complete a copy of the side effect reporting form.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Amlodipine Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Amlodipine reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Amlodipine on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Completed Suicide
on Jan 31, 2014 Male from US , 59 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besylate Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine Besylate Tablets dosage: ; Po.
Associated medications used:
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride Tablets (; Po)
  • Zolpidem Tartrate Tablets (; Po)
  • Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Oral Solution (; Po)


Completed Suicide
Patient was taking Amlodipine Besylate Tablets. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide on Jan 31, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 58 years of age, . Amlodipine Besylate Tablets dosage: ; Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Gabapentin (; Po)
  • Metoprolol (; Po)
  • Acetaminophen/oxycodone (; Po)
  • Amitriptyline (; Po)
  • Temazepam (; Po)
  • Diphenhydramine (; Po)
  • Alprazolam (; Po)
  • Ethanol (; Po)


Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Jan 31, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine Besylate (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 54 years of age, After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Trazodone
  • Ethanol
  • Acetaminophen
  • Bupropion Hydrochloride Tablets
  • Lisinopril Tablets


Completed Suicide
on Jan 31, 2014 Male from US , 56 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besylate Tablets. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine Besylate Tablets dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin
  • Hydrochlorothiazide




on Jan 31, 2014 Male from US , 84 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besylate. . Amlodipine Besylate dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Losartan Potassium Tablets
  • Carvedilol Tablets
  • Clonazepam Tablets, Usp
  • Furosemide


Lymphomatoid Papulosis
Patient was taking Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: lymphomatoid papulosis on Feb 04, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 66 years of age, . Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Enalapril
  • Atenolol


Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Feb 04, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 69 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide.
Associated medications used:
  • Duloxetine
  • Lithium
  • Hydrochlorothiazide/fosinopril
  • Fosinopril
  • Paroxetine
  • Esomeprazole
  • Atorvastatin
  • Insulin


Completed Suicide
on Feb 04, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 62 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Amphetamine
  • Venlafaxine
  • Nortriptyline
  • Clonazepam
  • Triamterene
  • Diltiazem


Completed Suicide
on Jan 31, 2014 Male from US , 46 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besylate Tablets. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine Besylate Tablets dosage: ; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metformin (; Po)
  • Gemfibrozil (; Po)
  • Pravastatin Sodium Tablets Usp (; Po)
  • Allopurinol Tablets (; Po)
  • Famotidine (; Po)
  • Metoprolol (; Po)
  • Carisoprodol (; Po)
  • Alprazolam (; Po)


Dizziness, Feeling Abnormal, Pallor, Syncope, Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Insomnia, Lethargy
Patient was taking Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: dizziness, feeling abnormal, pallor, syncope, blood pressure fluctuation, insomnia, lethargy on Feb 04, 2014 from GB Additional patient health information: Female , 83 years of age, weighting 116.8 lb, . Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Bendroflumethiazide
  • Lipitor
Patient was hospitalized.

Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Feb 04, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 71 years of age, Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nortriptyline



on Feb 04, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 84 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. . Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Losartan
  • Clonazepam
  • Furosemide
  • Carvedilol


Completed Suicide
on Feb 04, 2014 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 71 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Nortriptyline
  • Benazepril
  • Ibuprofen


Completed Suicide
Patient was taking Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide on Feb 04, 2014 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, . Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metoprolol
  • Nitroglycerin


Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Feb 04, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 69 years of age, After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cyclobenzaprine
  • Atenolol


Completed Suicide, Hyperkalaemia, Overdose
on Feb 04, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 50 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide, hyperkalaemia, overdose. Amlodipine dosage: 14 Dosage Forms Once.
Associated medications used:
  • Diltiazem (extended Release) (14 Dosage Forms Of 180mg, Once)
  • Simvastatin
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Lethargy, Pallor, Feeling Abnormal, Syncope, Dizziness, Insomnia
on Feb 04, 2014 Female from GB , 83 years of age, weighting 116.8 lb, was treated with Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: blood pressure fluctuation, lethargy, pallor, feeling abnormal, syncope, dizziness, insomnia. Amlodipine dosage: 5 Mg.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lipitor
  • Bendrofluazide
Patient was hospitalized.

Pemphigoid
Patient was taking Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: pemphigoid on Feb 19, 2014 from GB Additional patient health information: Male , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Tafluprost
  • Atenolol
  • Simvastatin


Pemphigoid
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 78 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: pemphigoid.
Associated medications used:
  • Atenolol
  • Simvastatin
  • Tafluprost


Completed Suicide
on Jan 30, 2014 Male from US , 18 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besilate (amlodipine Besilate). Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine Besilate (amlodipine Besilate) dosage: ; Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Quetiapine Fumarate (; Po)
  • Gabapentin (; Po)
  • Aripiprazole (; Po)
  • Ethanol (; Po)


Completed Suicide
on Jan 30, 2014 Male from US , 55 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besylate Tablets. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine Besylate Tablets dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metformine Hcl
  • Metoprolol


Completed Suicide
Patient was taking Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide on Feb 03, 2014 from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED Additional patient health information: Male , 68 years of age, . Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Fenofibrate
  • Carvedilol
  • Metoprolol
  • Clonazepam
  • Vitamin B3


Completed Suicide
Adverse event was reported on Feb 03, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 64 years of age, Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide.

Completed Suicide
on Feb 03, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 63 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Benazepril


Completed Suicide
on Feb 03, 2014 Male from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 59 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Metformin
Patient was hospitalized.

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Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:

     

    Side Effects

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    Date & Time

    Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)

     

     

     

     

    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad


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  • You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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