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other names for amlodopine
A 47-year-old male asked:
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Generic of any drug will work just as well as the brand name. If there is a generic, there is no need to waste money on a brand name.
A 60-year-old female asked:
42 years experience Cardiology
No: This is not a beta blocker
calcium channel blockers are not associated with e d.
A 41-year-old male asked:
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
See Dr: You have poor BP control & the cough "might" be related to the med. See your dr for BP check and med adjustment.
A 67-year-old male asked:
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: A single BP reading slightly elevated is no cause for concern. It is untreated high BP over years and decades that causes heart attacks and strokes. T ... Read More
A male asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
High blood pressure?: Amlodipine and atenolol are drugs commonly prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension). Your doctor can tell you the reason for prescribing the ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not likely: There are no safe drugs in pregnancy but the effect of all drugs prior to a positive pregnancy test is minimal. The embryo is barely implanted at tha ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Pulmonology
Valsartan: Ace inhibitors cause more cough than arbs like valsartan because effect on bradykinin, amlodipine does not cause cough.
A 31-year-old male asked:
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Amlodipine/Hepatitis: With the limited information you've given, hbsag negative means you do not have liver disease caused by hepatitis b. Amlodipine has small chance of c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
27 years experience General Practice
Start Amlodipine: There is no reason for tapering metoprolol. You should start your amlodipine today.
A 70-year-old male asked:
38 years experience Cardiology
Bad idea: While i believe in alternative medicine , stopping regular meds may put you at significant risk of high BP and its complications. Check with your doct ... Read More
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