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is amlodipine besylate a diuretic

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Calcium channel blocker.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
CCB: It's a calcium channel blocker, not a diuretic.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Amlodipine does not have diuretic but can have favorable effect on kidneys in diabetes. Actually more likely to cause water retention.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Combination of meds: The answer to your question is a resounding "yes". These drugs combined have no interaction and may be needed to treat a patient's hypertension.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Drugs: Ibesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (arb) and is not an ace-i (a). The actions of arb's and ace-i are similar in regards to be BP and protein ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Cardiology: Depends on your compliance with medications, exersize tolerance, coexisting diseases and many other factors. Your cardiologist is the best guide.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
There are more: There are more choices. Nevertheless, if you are having a hard time controlling BP make sure to check your renal arteries with an mra. And also look f ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: Because you blood pressure was not just high, but VERY HIGH...
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience Internal Medicine
None: No differences.
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