Felodipine and Depression: How Common Is It?
The safety and effectiveness of felodipine has been extensively studied. These clinical studies have shown that between 0.5 and 1.5 percent of people reported depression as a side effect of felodipine.
The challenge with felodipine and depression is that, given how rarely depression is reported with felodipine and how common it is within the general population, it is difficult to tell whether depression is caused by felodipine or other factors.
Felodipine and Depression: Recommendations
For people taking felodipine, depression may occur. Therefore, if you notice any possible symptoms of depression
while taking felodipine, or something "just does not seem right," you should talk to your healthcare provider. He or she will be able to diagnose and treat the problem. If your healthcare provider believes the medicine may be causing your symptoms, he or she may recommend another blood pressure medicine