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amlodipine besylate allergy drugs

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If you have hypertension you should avoid decongestant, usually with the letter "d" after the medication (robitussin (guaifenesin) d, Allegra d, etc) ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Amlodipine doesn't affect the heart rate in any way. So it won't slow down your heart rate. It won't make the tachycardia worse either. However, it wo ... Read More
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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.
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Amlodipine does not have diuretic but can have favorable effect on kidneys in diabetes. Actually more likely to cause water retention.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: There's no rebound, but your BP will rise so you or your doctor should monitor it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Calcium channel blocker.
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
What's your Doc say?: If you are prescribed 150mg of metop + 5mg amlodipine, yes, they can be taken together. If you are not having adequate blood pressure control (#s abov ... Read More
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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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Same thing: Amlodipine is the generic name for branded norvasc. Besylate refers to the salt or ester to which the active ingredient, amlodipine, is attached.
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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?

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