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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Norvasc (Definition)

Norvasc is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...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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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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Do people take 20mg of norvasc (amlodipine)?

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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Could 15 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) be taken per day?

Nope: The max dose is 10mg. Not a lot of point to going over. There's not a whole lot of extra benefit at that point, and a lot more side effect. ...Read more

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Norvasc (amlodipine) making me jittery is this normal?

Norvasc (amlodipine): You can read all side effects of medication which comes with the bottle from your pharmacy, but a lot of them are transient. If jitteriness does not mean palpitation you can continue it for few days and if it goes away or not you will make a better decision. Follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Am BP 101 63 with Norvasc (amlodipine) is that too low?

No: That is a normal blood pressure. It may be too low for you however, if you are having symptoms of light headedness or dizziness or excessive fatigue. ...Read more

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What med.Ication is usually taken with norvasc (amlodipine)?

Many: For blood pressure control, it can be taken alone or combined with most any other anti-hypertensive that does not belong to the calcium channel blocking family. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best time in a day to take norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): You can take anytime in a day, but take it at the same time daily. ...Read more

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I accidentally took a double dose of 5mg norvasc (amlodipine). Should i be concerned?

Unlikely a problem: Taking an extra dose of an anti-hypertension medication can potentially cause a decrease in your blood pressure, but because Norvasc (amlodipine) is a relatively slow acting mediation, this is unlikely to be a problem. Symptoms of low blood pressure include dizziness/lightheadedness, fatigue and sometimes a faster heart beat. Staying well-hydrated and avoiding quick movements can help prevent such problems. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is ever a situation where Norvasc (amlodipine) is used above 10mg?

Norvasc (amlodipine): There are blood pressure and peripheral vascular spasm conditions when we used higher doses of amlodipine. Pulmonary hypertension is another condition for which we used higher doses of the drug. ...Read more

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