A 46-year-old male asked:
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could you explain what amlodipine does to help with high blood pressure and why it's important that i dont miss a dose?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Dilation: Amlodipine dilates the arteries which lowers the blood pressure. If you miss a dose the arteries start constricting and raise the blood pressure.
Answered on Jul 5, 2016

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