A 31-year-old member asked:
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i'm on 5 miligrams of norvasc (amlodipine) for high blood pressure. is it bad if i increase the dose by 5 mgs?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
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 in the decision. If the doc advises the 10mg total dose that isn't unusual.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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