A 42-year-old member asked:
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Could 15 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) be taken per day?

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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience in Cardiology
Nope: The max dose is 10mg. Not a lot of point to going over. There's not a whole lot of extra benefit at that point, and a lot more side effect.
Answered on Jan 15, 2020

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