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Amlodipine / celecoxib Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 18, 2023.

Applies to amlodipine / celecoxib: oral tablet.


Oral route (Tablet)

NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may occur early in the treatment and may increase with duration of use. Amlodipine / celecoxib is contraindicated in the setting of CABG surgery. NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal (GI) adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Elderly patients and patients with a prior history of peptic ulcer disease and/or GI bleeding are at greater risk for serious GI events.

Serious side effects

Along with its needed effects, amlodipine / celecoxib may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking amlodipine / celecoxib:

Less common


Incidence not known

Other side effects

Some side effects of amlodipine / celecoxib may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Less common


Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to amlodipine / celecoxib: oral tablet.


The most commonly reported adverse events included infection, headache, edema, hypertension, and diarrhea.[Ref]

Nervous system


Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness, somnolence

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Syncope, hypoesthesia, neuropathy peripheral, paresthesia, tremor, vertigo


Very common (10% or more): Headache (up to 15.8%)

Common (1% to 10%): Dizziness

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Cerebral infarction

Frequency not reported: Hypertonia, hypoesthesia, migraine, paresthesia, vertigo, somnolence, cerebrovascular accident, syncope, ataxia

Postmarketing reports: Aseptic meningitis, dysgeusia, anosmia, fatal intracranial hemorrhage[Ref]



Very common (10% or more): Edema (up to 14.6%)

Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue, asthenia

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Chest pain, malaise, pain, tinnitus


Common (1% to 10%): Peripheral edema, accidental injury, pyrexia, injury and poisoning

Frequency not reported: Chest pain, cyst not otherwise specified, edema generalized, face edema, fatigue, influenza-like symptoms, pain, peripheral pain, deafness, tinnitus, alkaline phosphatase increased, sudden death, blood culture positive[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Flushing, palpitation

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Arrhythmia, bradycardia, tachycardia, vasculitis, peripheral ischemia, hot flushes


Very common (10% or more): Hypertension (up to 12.5%)

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Angina unstable, aortic valve incompetence, coronary artery atherosclerosis, sinus bradycardia, ventricular hypertrophy, deep vein thrombosis

Frequency not reported: Aggravated hypertension, angina pectoris, coronary artery disorder, myocardial infarction, hot flushes, palpitation, tachycardia, congestive heart failure, ventricular fibrillation, thrombophlebitis, blood pressure increased

Postmarketing reports: Vasculitis[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, abdominal pain

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Constipation, dysphagia, diarrhea, flatulence, pancreatitis, vomiting, gingival hyperplasia, dry mouth


Very common (10% or more): Diarrhea (up to 10.5%)

Common (1% to 10%): Dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain upper, vomiting, gastroesophageal reflux disease

Frequency not reported: Constipation, diverticulitis, dysphagia, eructation, esophagitis, gastritis, gastroenteritis, hemorrhoids, hiatal hernia, melena, dry mouth, stomatitis, tenesmus, intestinal obstruction, intestinal perforation, gastrointestinal bleeding, colitis with bleeding, esophageal perforation, pancreatitis, ileus, post-dental extraction alveolar osteitis, upper gastrointestinal ulcers[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Dyspnea

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Epistaxis


Common (1% to 10%): Upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis, nasopharyngitis, cough, dyspnea

Frequency not reported: Epistaxis, bronchitis, bronchospasm, bronchospasm aggravated, laryngitis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Muscle cramps

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Arthralgia, arthrosis, myalgia, back pain, rigors


Common (1% to 10%): Back pain, arthralgia

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Epicondylitis, tendon rupture

Frequency not reported: Leg cramps, creatine phosphokinase increased, arthrosis, myalgia, synovitis, tendinitis, blood creatine phosphokinase increased[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Pruritus, rash

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Angioedema, erythema multiforme, rash erythematosus, rash maculopapular, sweating increased, purpura


Common (1% to 10%): Rash

Frequency not reported: Ecchymosis, alopecia, dermatitis, photosensitivity reaction, pruritus, rash erythematosus, rash maculopapular, skin disorder, skin dry, sweating increased, urticaria, dermatitis contact

Postmarketing reports: Angioedema[Ref]



Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Insomnia, nervousness, depression, abnormal dreams, anxiety, depersonalization


Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia

Frequency not reported: Anxiety, depression, nervousness, suicide[Ref]



Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abnormal vision, conjunctivitis, diplopia, eye pain


Common (1% to 10%): Eye disorders

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Vitreous floaters, conjunctival hemorrhage[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Sexual dysfunction

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Micturition frequency, micturition disorder, nocturia


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Ovarian cyst

Frequency not reported: Albuminuria, dysuria, hematuria, micturition frequency, bacteriuria present, hematuria present, proteinuria present, urine analysis abnormal[Ref]



Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anorexia, weight gain, weight decrease, hyperglycemia, thirst


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Blood potassium increased, blood sodium increased

Frequency not reported: Hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia, weight increased, anorexia, appetite increased, blood glucose increased, blood uric acid increased

Postmarketing reports: Hypoglycemia, hyponatremia[Ref]



Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Leukopenia, thrombocytopenia


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hemoglobin decreased by more than 2 g/dL, anemia

Frequency not reported: Thrombocythemia, thrombocytopenia, activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged, hematocrit decreased, hemoglobin decreased

Postmarketing reports: Agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, pancytopenia, leucopenia[Ref]



Postmarketing reports: Jaundice, hepatic enzyme elevations


Common (1% to 10%): ALT or AST elevation of 1.2 to less than 3 times the upper limit of normal

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): ALT or AST elevation of 3 or more times the upper limit of normal

Frequency not reported: Cholelithiasis, liver function tests abnormal, transaminase increased

Postmarketing reports: Liver necrosis, hepatitis, jaundice, hepatic failure[Ref]



Postmarketing reports: Gynecomastia


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Blood testosterone decreased[Ref]



Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Allergic reaction


Very common (10% or more): Infection (up to 25%)

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Labyrinthitis

Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity, allergic reaction, cellulitis, cystitis, peripheral gangrene, sepsis

Postmarketing reports: Anaphylactoid reaction[Ref]



Common (1% to 10%): Nephrolithiasis

Frequency not reported: BUN increased, non-protein nitrogen increased, creatinine increased, renal calculus, acute renal failure

Postmarketing reports: Interstitial nephritis[Ref]


1. Product Information. Consensi (amlodipine-celecoxib). Kitov Pharmaceuticals. 2018.

Further information

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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.