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Does amlodipine besylate 5 mg have a diuretic in it?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No: Amlodipine does not have diuretic but can have favorable effect on kidneys in diabetes. Actually more likely to cause water retention.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker. It will lower blood pressure, but not as a diuretic.
Dr. Richard Taikowski
Cardiology 36 years experience
No. : It is a calium channel blocker that work by dilating your arteries.

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