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amlodipine besylate

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension: Hypertension, raynauds syndrome.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Anti-hypertensive: Amlodipine (Norvasc) is a commonly used anti-hypertensive medication. It is a calcium channel blocker and is usually well-tolerated. Infrequently, i ... Read More
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
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Generic of any drug will work just as well as the brand name. If there is a generic, there is no need to waste money on a brand name.
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 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
All drugs have SE: All prescription & otc drugs have side effects. In fact, all otc supplements, even those labeled natural & organic, have side effects. There is no ris ... Read More
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