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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)
Bladder (41 reports)
Fatigue (41 reports)
Numbess (27 reports)
Burning (27 reports)
Headache (25 reports)
Joint Pain (18 reports)
Bladder Problems (16 reports)

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


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Amlodipine side effects . You can also compare Amlodipine side effects or view FDA reports.

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).
The 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 identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Joint Swelling, Pain In Extremity, Anxiety, Disturbance In Attention, Fatigue, Insomnia
on Mar 03, 2014 Male from GB , 59 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine Besilate. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: joint swelling, pain in extremity, anxiety, disturbance in attention, fatigue, insomnia. Amlodipine Besilate dosage: 10 Mg, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Co-codamol (30/500)
  • Atorvastatin
  • Omeprazole
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (Unk)


Bromhidrosis
Patient was taking Amlodipine Besilate. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: bromhidrosis on Mar 03, 2014 from GB Additional patient health information: Female , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Amlodipine Besilate dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Headache, Blood Pressure Increased
Adverse event was reported on Mar 03, 2014 by a Female taking Amlodipine Besilate (Dosage: Unk) . Location: US , 60 years of age, After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: headache, blood pressure increased.

Pain In Extremity, Anxiety, Disturbance In Attention, Fatigue, Insomnia, Joint Swelling
on Mar 03, 2014 Male from GB , 59 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: pain in extremity, anxiety, disturbance in attention, fatigue, insomnia, joint swelling. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin
  • Atorvastatin
  • Co-codamol
  • Omeprazole



Local Swelling, Fatigue
on Mar 03, 2014 Male from GB , 65 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: local swelling, fatigue. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Buscopan
  • Fentanyl
  • Fybogel
  • Liquifilm Tears
  • Omeprazole
  • Oramorph
  • Acidex Suspension
  • Pregabalin


Bromhidrosis
Patient was taking Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: bromhidrosis on Mar 03, 2014 from GB Additional patient health information: Female , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Joint Swelling, Local Swelling, Arthralgia, Myalgia, Muscular Weakness, Pain
Adverse event was reported on Mar 11, 2014 by a Female taking Amlodipine Besilate (Dosage: 10 Mg, Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 75 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: joint swelling, local swelling, arthralgia, myalgia, muscular weakness, pain.

Overdose, Shock, Pleural Effusion, Renal Failure Acute, Dizziness, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Neutrophil Percentage Increased
on Feb 24, 2014 Female from IN , 28 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: overdose, shock, pleural effusion, renal failure acute, dizziness, abdominal pain, vomiting, white blood cell count increased, neutrophil percentage increased. Amlodipine dosage: (tablets). Patient was hospitalized.

Hypotension, Hypoxia, Heart Rate Increased, Respiratory Rate Increased, Central Venous Pressure Increased, Blood Urea Increased, Respiratory Failure, Pleural Effusion, Vasodilatation
on Feb 24, 2014 Female from IN , 28 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine (amlodipine). After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: hypotension, hypoxia, heart rate increased, respiratory rate increased, central venous pressure increased, blood urea increased, respiratory failure, pleural effusion, vasodilatation. Amlodipine (amlodipine) dosage: (50 Dosage Forms, Oral). Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Pleural Effusion, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Respiratory Failure, Hypotension, Shock
Patient was taking Amlodipine (amlodipine). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: overdose, abdominal pain, vomiting, pleural effusion, pulmonary oedema, renal failure acute, respiratory failure, hypotension, shock on Feb 25, 2014 from IN Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, . Amlodipine (amlodipine) dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Dyspnoea At Rest, Cough, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Hypoventilation, Respiratory Failure, Cardiac Failure
Adverse event was reported on Feb 21, 2014 by a Female taking Amlodipine And Olmesartan Medoxomil (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: ES , 82 years of age, Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: renal failure acute, dyspnoea at rest, cough, asthenia, decreased appetite, hypoventilation, respiratory failure, cardiac failure.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Seguril
  • Bisoprolol(bisoprolol)(5 Milligram)(bisoprolol)
  • Simvastatin(simvastatin)(20 Milligram)(simvastatin)
  • Boi-k(aspartic Acid, Potassium Ascorbate)(aspartic Acid, Potassium Ascorbate)
  • Zyloric(allopurinol)(allopurinol)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pulmonary Embolism, Hypertensive Crisis, Glomerulonephritis Membranous, Deep Vein Thrombosis
on Feb 26, 2014 Female from DE , 68 years of age, weighting 216.1 lb, was treated with Amlodipine Besilate. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: pulmonary embolism, hypertensive crisis, glomerulonephritis membranous, deep vein thrombosis. Amlodipine Besilate dosage: 10 Mg, 1x/day, 1-0-0.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metformin Hcl (500 Mg, 3x/day, 1-1-1)
  • Ramipril (2.5 Mg, 1x/day, 1-0-0)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (25 Mg, 1x/day, 1-0-0)
Patient was hospitalized.

Urticaria
on Feb 25, 2014 Female from US , 78 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: urticaria. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.

Suicide Attempt, Loss Of Consciousness, Toxicity To Various Agents, Hypotension, Lethargy, Respiratory Distress, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hyperglycaemia, Renal Failure Acute
Patient was taking Amlodipine (amlodipine). Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: suicide attempt, loss of consciousness, toxicity to various agents, hypotension, lethargy, respiratory distress, depressed level of consciousness, hyperglycaemia, renal failure acute on Feb 20, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 40 years of age, . Amlodipine (amlodipine) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Fluoxetine
  • Metformin (metformin)
  • Oxycodone
  • Simvastatin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Trazodone (trazodone)
  • Verapamil Hcl
  • Valsartan
Patient was hospitalized.

Headache
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: GB , 49 years of age, weighting 227.1 lb, After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: headache.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Paracetamol
  • Senna
  • Simvastatin
  • Alfuzosin
  • Clopidogrel
  • Lactulose
  • Aspirin
  • Ramipril


Shock, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Renal Failure Acute, Hyperglycaemia, Respiratory Failure, Pleural Effusion, Intentional Overdose
on Feb 24, 2014 Female from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 28 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: shock, abdominal pain, vomiting, renal failure acute, hyperglycaemia, respiratory failure, pleural effusion, intentional overdose. Amlodipine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Foetal Growth Restriction, Low Birth Weight Baby, Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy
on Feb 24, 2014 Male from AU , weighting 2.16 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine. Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: foetal growth restriction, low birth weight baby, foetal exposure during pregnancy. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Candesartan Cilexetil
  • Hydralazine Hydrochloride
  • Labetalol Hydrochloride
  • Methyldopa
  • Mycophenolate Mofetil
  • Perindopril
  • Nifedipine


Non-cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Overdose, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Respiratory Failure, Pleural Effusion, Hypotension, Shock
Patient was taking Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: non-cardiogenic pulmonary oedema, renal failure acute, overdose, vomiting, abdominal pain, respiratory failure, pleural effusion, hypotension, shock on Feb 24, 2014 from IN Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, . Amlodipine dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Headache
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (Dosage: N/A) . Location: GB , 49 years of age, weighting 227.1 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: headache.
Associated medications used:
  • Clopidogrel
  • Fluoxetine
  • Alfuzosin
  • Losartan/losartan Potassium
  • Ramipril
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid
  • Ibuprofen
  • Simvastatin


Back Pain, Palpitations, Hiatus Hernia, Condition Aggravated
on Feb 19, 2014 Female from GB , 51 years of age, weighting 216.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine (amlodipine). Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: back pain, palpitations, hiatus hernia, condition aggravated. Amlodipine (amlodipine) dosage: (5 Mg), Oral.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Myocardial Infarction, Palpitations
on Feb 20, 2014 Female from US , 81 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Amlodipine. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: myocardial infarction, palpitations. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.

Myocardial Infarction, Palpitations
Patient was taking Amlodipine. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: myocardial infarction, palpitations on Feb 20, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 81 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Amlodipine dosage: N/A.

Pemphigoid, Symblepharon
Adverse event was reported on Feb 18, 2014 by a Male taking Amlodipine (no Pref. Name) (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 78 years of age, Patient felt the following Amlodipine side effects: pemphigoid, symblepharon.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Hypotension, Presyncope
on Feb 18, 2014 Female from IT , 85 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine Besilate. After Amlodipine was administered, patient encountered several Amlodipine side effects: hypotension, presyncope. Amlodipine Besilate dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Completed Suicide, Toxicity To Various Agents
on Feb 12, 2014 Male from US , 59 years of age, was treated with Amlodipine (amlodipine). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Amlodipine side effects: completed suicide, toxicity to various agents. Amlodipine (amlodipine) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

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