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Is amlodipine besylate a blood thinner

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 20 years experience
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
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Twice daily: Metoprolol tartrate is a twice daily drug, while the succinate form is once daily. Talk to your doctor about this, and get your BP checked out of the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Full effect?: It can take several weeks to reach its full effect.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
Cardiology 39 years experience
Norvasc (amlodipine): Amlodipine (norvasc) has a very long (72 hours) half time. This means that is takes 3 days for 1/2 of the dose to be eliminated by the body. In conclu... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Sgalia
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Controversy: the new guidelines allowing higher blood pressures in patients over 60 are very controversial. They fly in the face of many other studies suggesting l... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Norvasc (amlodipine): 5mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) is a normal dose, 10mg is also a common dosage used. You should not adjust your medications without involving your doctor ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Class c: Class c on pregnancy do would not recommend as its effects are unknown. http://www.drugs.com/norvasc.html.

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