Amlodipine

Side effects and indications

Whenever possible, frequency information about the side effects was extracted from the labels. Aggregated frequency information for the drug and, if available, placebo is shown. To the right, you can click on shaded boxes to be taken to mentions of the side effect on the label. (In some cases, the side effect cannot be highlighted due to conversion problems.) Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

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Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels (show all 20)
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Oedema def 5.1% - 14.6% 1.4% - 14.6% x x x x x x x x
Flushing def 0.9% - 4.5% 0.3% - 4.5% x x x x x x
Palpitations def 0.9% - 3.3% 0.9% - 3.3% x x x x x
Somnolence def 0.3% - 1.6% 0.3% - 1.6% x x x x x x
Cholestasis def postmarketing x x x x x x x
Diabetes mellitus def postmarketing x x x x x x
Gynaecomastia def postmarketing x x x x x x
Cardiac failure congestive def postmarketing x x x x x x
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Jaundice def postmarketing x x x x x x x
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease def postmarketing x x x x x x
Angiopathy def postmarketing x x x x x
Peripheral vascular disorder def postmarketing x x x x x
Obstructive airways disorder def postmarketing x x x x x x
Abdominal pain def x x x x x x
Alopecia def x x x x x
Amnesia def x x x x x
Angioedema def x x x x x x
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Diplopia def x x x x x x
Dizziness def x x x x x x
Dysgeusia def x x x x x
Dyspepsia def x x x x x x
Dyspnoea def x x x x x x
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Rash def x x x x x x
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Gastritis def x x x x x
Gingival hyperplasia def x x x x x x
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Hyperplasia def x x x x x x
Hypersensitivity def x x x x x x
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Leukopenia def x x x x x x
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Nausea def x x x x x x
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Rhinitis def x x x x x
Sweating def x x x x x x
Syncope def x x x x x x
Tachycardia def x x x x x x
Thirst def x x x x x x x
Thrombocytopenia def x x x x x x
Tinnitus def x x x x x x
Tremor def x x x x x x
Erythema def x x x x x x
Pollakiuria def x x x x x
Micturition disorder def x x x x x
Urticaria def x x x x x
Vasculitis def x x x x x x
Ventricular tachycardia def x x x x x
Vertigo def x x x x x x
Visual impairment def x x x x x x
Vomiting def x x x x x x
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Weight decreased def x x x x x
Xerophthalmia def x x x x x
Dry mouth def x x x x x x
Agitation def x x x x
Apathy def x x x x x
Oedema peripheral def x x x
Migraine def x x x x x
Muscular weakness def x x x x
Eye pain def x x x x x x
Skin discolouration def x x x x x
Dry skin def x x x x x
Accommodation disorder x x x x
Malaise def x x x x x x
Myalgia def x x x x x x
Muscle twitching def x x x x x
Cardiac fibrillation x x x x x x
Increased appetite x x x x x
Abnormal dreams x x x x x x
Rash erythematous x x x x x x
Dizziness postural x x x x x x
Peripheral ischaemia def x x x x x x
Skin cold clammy x x x x
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Rash maculo-papular def x x x x x x
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Bradycardia def x x x x x x
Neuropathy def x x x x x x
Sexual dysfunction x x x x x x
Hot flush def x x x x x x
Sweating increased x x x x x x
Hypertensive x
Insomnia def x x x x x x
Parosmia def x x x x x
Weakness def x x x x
Indication Labels
Angina pectoris def x x x x x x x x x
Arterial disorder def x x x x x x x
Cardiac failure def x x x x x x
Coronary artery disease def x x x x x x x
Essential hypertension def x
Hypertension def x x x x x x x x x
Hypotension def x
Prinzmetal angina def x x x x x x x x
Stable angina pectoris def x x x x x x x x x
Thought blocking def x

Information

More information: STITCH, PubChem and possibly Wikipedia

ATC Code: C08CA01

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Labels

Labels were obtained from different sources and potentially contain different sets of side effects. If you click on the label name, a HTML version of the label will be shown with proteins, chemicals and side efffects highlighted using Reflect.

  1. AMLODIPINE : 2 side effects (FDA XML label)
  2. AMLODIPINE : 2 side effects (FDA XML label)
  3. AMLODIPINE : 7 side effects (FDA XML label)
  4. AMLODIPINE : 11 side effects (FDA XML label)
  5. amlodipine besylate / Norvasc : 90 side effects (FDA MedWatch)
  6. AMLODIPINE (AMLODIPINE BESYLATE) / NORVASC TAB 5MG : 101 side effects (Health Canada)
  7. AMLODIPINE : 118 side effects (FDA XML label)
  8. Amlodipine : 122 side effects (FDA XML label)
  9. Amlodipine : 122 side effects (FDA XML label)
  10. Amlodipine : 123 side effects (FDA XML label)