A 37-year-old member asked:
is amlodipine a diuretic and a hearth medicine?
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Dr. Mary Callahan answered
28 years experience Cardiology
Amlodipine: Amlodipine is a blood pressure medicine, it is a calcium channel blocker and acts to lower blood pressure by relaxing smooth muscle to lower pressure. It is not a diuretic and one of the side effects is that it can cause lower extremity edema.
Answered on Aug 14, 2019
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