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amlodipine besylate abuse

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure med: Treats high blood pressure or chest pain (angina). A lower blood pressure will reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. This medicine is a calcium ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
None: No differences.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
amlodipine: Is a calcium channel blocker not a beta blocker.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
Not much: But why not tell us which herbs you want to take?
A female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Benicar (olmesartan): benicar is olmesartan and is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. They are not similar
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
HTN: All of those meds are used to treat high blood pressure.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Combo: Both drugs are relatives. And work similarly. They are not exactly the same but do the same things.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP med?: If the patient has angina, a beta-blocker may be the agent of choice, not necessarily oxenoprolol. If the patient has proteinuria, then either fosinop ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No reason for that: Doctors say "No!" They also suggest that you work w/ a doctor to help you go through opiate termination. It's the safest way and you deserve all the s ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Implicated: One of the most commonly, used Norvasc (amlodipine) ( Amlodipine Besylate ) for hypertension and angina, will develop in few patients edema of leg ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: This is a very commonly used combination.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Calcium channel blocker.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Some diuretics: Seem to be able to cause depression. Talk with your doctor about this happening with you.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Not a common side effect but could cause medical problems (ie liver failure) that could present as depression--run it by your doc.
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Plavix (clopidogrel): No problem with placid and costar together.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes u can.: They belong to different classes of BP meds- diuretic, calcium channel blocker and beta blocker. Ask ur dr if u have heart, thyroid, kidney or adrenal ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
no: Zestril (lisinopril) is primarily used to treat high blood pressure. It is not a "statin" but it is an "ace inhibitor ".
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Inquiry not clear. Doses of medications not provided. Please resubmit. Thanks.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Both: Both are safe when appropriately used. The main difference between the two is lipid solubility, and thus, time to onset. Nifedipine is water soluble a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
BP lowering med: Prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) contains 2 drugs, an ace inhibitor Prinivil and a diuretic hydrochlorothiazide. This combination can be ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mcpherson
27 years experience Cardiology
Not always: Ibuprofen is generally well tolerated but can worsen high blood pressure and kidney function. Since you are on multiple medications that can effect bl ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Not that I can find: Norvasc if the most common brand name that is associated with amlodipine besylate.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Amlodipine: Amlodipine is the short name for amlodipine besylate.
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