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is amlodipine besylate a blood thinner

A 67-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 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 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Stansby
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Lisinopril is of a class of drugs called ace inhibitors. It is mainly used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: Micardis (telmisartan) is a blood pressure medication.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: It's a blood pressure medication
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: It is a diuretic ("fluid pill") and can sometimes interfere with other blood-thinners that you may be actually prescribed by your doctor.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But it's weak and temporary.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Vicodin contains Acetaminophen and a narcotic. Neither of these is a blood thinner.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
No it's not.: It's used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Take care! http://www.Drugs.Com/metformin.Ht ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Codeine is an opiate. Not a blood thinner.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Gabatrol: This is not a blood thinner, it is a commercial GABA type chemical sold for anxiety and other claims otc
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Calcium channel blocker.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Acetaminophen: Paracetamol or Acetaminophen is not a blood thinner.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ibuprofen: Not really a blood thinner but can poison platelets.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
7 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) is routinely used as a chronic blood thinner. It works by inhibiting several coagulation factors (factors ii, vii, ix, and x) as w ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Acetaminophen : Not a blood thinner.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Losartan really is a twice a day medication for blood pressure and if dosed twice a day is equivalent to benicar (olmesartan). Since losartan is now ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Micardis (telmisartan): No it is not a blood thinner. It is used to treat high blood pressure.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Acetoaminophen: Not a blood thinner.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
?: How good is it? It is a good and possibly first-line therapy for a blood pressure.

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