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A 21-year-old female asked:

How to combat ankle edema caused as a side effect by s-amlodipine.the hypertensive pt.was previously put on ace inhibitor but developed cough?

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Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Cardiology
Side effect: Ankle edema is a side effect of amlodipine. You can't 'combat' it. If the ace caused side effects also then one of the family of arbs may help.
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