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is amlodipine a blood thinner

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: It's a blood pressure medication

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
No: It is a medication for high blood pressure, it does nothing to thin the blood.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
What is the ?: So you have high BP and Norvasc (amlodipine) is a good choice/ is this the question >?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Take It: Take it!
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Cardiology
Symptoms: There is no one number that would defined as critical. If blood pressure is too low then you should have symptoms such as light-headedness or even pas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Very reliable BP drop, used to be the gold standard for new hypertensive medications studies.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Common regimen: Your three drug regimen for the treatment of high blood pressure is a very common one, used world wife. Yes there is often a small one time increase i ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Relatively safe: While all medications have potential side effects, amlodipine is fairly safe. You should take with caution and advice from your doctor if you have cer ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Rx for high BP: Amlodipine is used alone or with other medications for the treatment of high blood pressure & chest pain. This drug should only be used with close ... Read More
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