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I take Atenolol50mg, Amlodipine 5 mg daily. Taking Vitiamin D2 50,000 unit capsules 1x a week for 12 weeks. Can I take Liver Rescue 5+?

I take Atenolol50mg, Amlodipine 5 mg daily. Taking Vitiamin D2 50,000 unit capsules 1x a week for 12 weeks. Can I take Liver Rescue 5+?

Vitamin D: The preferred supplement form of Vitamin D is Vitamin D3 which is bioidentical to the optimal form of Vitamin D the body forms from sunlight activity on the body skin. Vitamin D2 is often in supplements because it is much less expensive to produce, however it is not as biologically active as Vitamin D3. Suggest you speak with your health care provider about this. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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I take amlodipine 5mg Atenolol 50 mg daily. Vitamin D2 50,000 units capsules for 12 weeks for Vitamin Def 25. Can I take Mag 07 and Liver Rescue 5+?

I take amlodipine 5mg Atenolol 50 mg daily. Vitamin D2 50,000 units capsules for 12 weeks for Vitamin Def 25. Can I take Mag 07 and Liver Rescue 5+?

Would avoid: Mag07 and Liver Rescue are self-described laxatives and herbal supplements. As with all herbal products, they are not regulated for safety, purity & effectiveness. I wouldn't recommend them for anybody largely because of lack of effectiveness vs danger. I would be especially careful to avoid laxative-based supplements if I were taking meds that lower blood pressure as you are. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to wean off amlodipine safely?

Under supervision: Amlodipine is a medication used for treatment of high blood pressure. Discontinuation of this medication is not associated with significant rebound effects. However stopping any prescribed medication should be done under the supervision and by instruction of your physician. ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off amlodipine?

Why?: You need to discuss with your physician before you stop it. ...Read more

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How can I stop my norvasc (amlodipine)?

How can I stop my norvasc (amlodipine)?

Check first: Norvasc (amlodipine) can be stopped at any time, but unless it is an emergency, it is generally wise to check with your health care provider before making any such medication change. Depending on why you take it, and why you want to stop it, it may be better for you to change to something else rather than just stop it. ...Read more

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Amlodipine are okay for unstable angina?

Amlodipine are okay for unstable angina?

It may help, but...: Unstable angina is a serious problem that generally should be evaluated for possible surgical intervention. Unless symptom resolves, unstable angina, at this time and age, is inappropriate to stay on medication without stress test or coronary angiogram. Coronary angioplasty/stent maybe done or coronary bypass. Please see a cardiologist for diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Who should not take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): some contraindications: Chronic constipation, Severe Narrowing of the Aortic Valve, Severely Low Blood Pressure, Severe Liver Disease ...Read more

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What are amlodipine besylate tabs used for?

Anti-hypertensive: Amlodipine (Norvasc) is a commonly used anti-hypertensive medication. It is a calcium channel blocker and is usually well-tolerated. Infrequently, it can cause lower extremity edema in some patients. ...Read more

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Do people take 20mg of norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Some people have Norvasc (amlodipine) 20mg prescribed if it is needed for them, this is a relatively high dose however and not that commonly used. ...Read more

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Is amlodipine a diuretic and a hearth medicine?

Is amlodipine a diuretic and a hearth medicine?

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. ...Read more

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Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

Does amlodipine medicine affects male fertility?

No: Check out online.Epocrates.Com & drugs.Com for drug information including interactions. Neither make mention of male fertility as an issue of amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker commonly used to lower high blood pressure. However, issues associated w/high blood pressure may affect erectile function so best to address this w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What are differences of metoprolol and amlodipine?

What are differences of metoprolol and amlodipine?

Pulse and bp vs bp: In simplest terms...Metoprolol lowers blood pressure and heart rate by counteracting effects of adrenaline. Amlodipine lower bp without affecting heart rate by relaxing smooth muscle in blood vessels and dilating them. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Norvasc (Definition)

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