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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 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 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 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 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: This is a very commonly used combination.
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 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Calcium channel blocker.
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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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahaveer Mukkamalla
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: No, they are perfectly safe drugs in a normal individual with hypertension and gout. However the renal function needs to be monitored every 3-6 months ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See answer: I have several patients who have been on these meds at one time or another without any issues. If your dr. Has an emr, they will often be able to ass ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Benicar (olmesartan): olmesartan is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker. For information read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olmesartan
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Norvasc (amlodipine): Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
ACE inh: Ace inhibitors are great medications for BP and diabetes and scledoderma hypertensive crisis. However, in some patientds they may adversely affect the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) contains : 2 drugs: amlodipine and benazepril. A generic form of this combp pill is not available, however, there are generic forms of each individual drug.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
valsartan: Diovan/hcl is valsartan/hcl and losartan/hcl is a different drug combination but closely related as both are angiotensin receptor blockers.
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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 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
None: They are the same medicine.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nope: If the question was, "are these beta blockers", the answer is no. You have quite a list of meds though. It looks like you have blood pressure, pain, m ... Read More
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