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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Norvasc (Definition)

Norvasc is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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Does alcohol interact with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

Does alcohol interact with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

No: If used in moderation, it does not interact. Heavy alcohol use/withdrawal is associated with hypertension however. ...Read more

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My husband has prescribed amlodipine 5mg+valsartan 80mg.He consumes alcohol around 4 beers.What is the risk and worst case? Shoud he skip taking pills

My husband has prescribed amlodipine 5mg+valsartan 80mg.He consumes alcohol around 4 beers.What is the risk and worst case? Shoud he skip taking pills

Stop/reduce alcohol: Alcohol can lead to dehydration, and taking blood pressure medications with dehydration can cause to steep a drop in blood pressure. I would recommend stopping alcohol, or at the lease reducing amount, as opposed to stopping/skipping pills. ...Read more

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Hi i realize that Norvasc (amlodipine) wasnt the problem it was alcohol withdrawal. Its been 5 weeks and I've still have symptoms what can I do to ease the discomfo?

Hi i realize that Norvasc (amlodipine) wasnt the problem it was alcohol withdrawal. Its been 5 weeks and I've still have symptoms what can I do to ease the discomfo?

See psychiatrist: Alcohol withdrawal symptoms generally peak in 48-72 hours, but can persist for several weeks. It's also not uncommon for existing anxiety and other disorders to show themselves more clearly, once alcohol is stopped. A psychiatrist, especially one who's also an addiction medicine doctor, may be able to help you with your symptoms. Also you can get support from aa. http://www.aa.org good luck! ...Read more

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Is vamio amlodipine besilate?

Not that I can find: Norvasc if the most common brand name that is associated with amlodipine besylate. ...Read more

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Can amlodipine make you fail a drug test?

Can amlodipine make you fail a drug test?

It does not: Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Basically, it relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. It will not make you fail a drug test if you are not a drug user, of course. ...Read more

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Can ramipril be taken as an internativetof amlodipine?

Ramipril use?: Both ramipril (r) and amlodipine (a) are used to treat hbp. R reduces proteinuria (p) while a does not. R can cause a cough and a can cause some edema of the legs, as their most common side effects. Speak to your physician to see if r can replace a in your case. To achieve their maximum effect, especially to reduce any p, r's dose should be 20 mg/day and a's should be 10 mg/day. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i take amlodipine and propranolol at the same time?

Yes.: Those two medications are compatible and often prescribed together. ...Read more