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Dr. Austina Cho
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Norvasc (Definition)

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

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I tried the Excedrin M.; no luck. Amlodipine 5mgs? Thanks so much.

Try this: Unless you are taking amlodipine because you think that your headache is secondary to hypertension (which if the case should like be >160) Here is the thing: Excedrin Migraine is just a combo of small doses of Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin, and Caffeine If your liver is ok and kidneys: Try this combo Tylenol: 500mg-1000mg (1-2 tabs) and 3 Ibuprofen: 600mg Start with 1 tylenol (acetaminophen) and 2 ibuprofens ...Read more

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My bp is 146/89 and yet I take full strength amlodipine and ramipril why?

3rd Rx?Under dosing?: The average number of medications needed to fully control hypertension (high blood pressure) is 2.8. You are only on 2 medications, so a 3rd or even 4th agent from a different class may be necessary (like hydrochlorothiazide). Also, while you may be at "full strength" of amlodipine & ramipril, you may respond better to maximum dosing of alternatives from each class (like nicardipine & enalapril). ...Read more

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What are the differences in side effects with Amlodipine & Nifidipine. ?

Similar side effects: Not uncommon side effects of both medications include mild ankle/leg swelling, some flushing and some experience their heart beating faster. More unusual would be a sensation of tingling and pins and needles in the feet. Most side effects tend to occur at higher doses of the medications. ...Read more

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Does the edema caused by taking amlodipine meds harmful or not? Help. Thanks

Does the edema caused by taking amlodipine meds harmful or not? Help. Thanks

Side effect: very common side effect. I would use with caution in CHF ( heart failure); however this is a known and expected side effect. Consult prescribing physician for dose adjustment or change in meds. ...Read more

Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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