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Can I Take Norvasc And Ny Quil
I've accidentally taken 30mg of amlodipine (norvasc) instead of my usual 10mg. Should I take any action? I'm a large, otherwise healthy man.
Evaluation: 30mg is not a massive dose for a large person however it would be best to go to an emergency room and get evaluated. ...Read more
I take Norvasc (amlodipine) 1x daily at around 9pm, I missed tonight's dose, I ran out, how soon should I take the dose that I get in the morning...9pm?
As soon as you get:
It is important to plan ahead and NOT run out of any medication.
If you do, you need to take the medicines as soon as you get it. ...Read more
Norvasc (amlodipine): You can take anytime in a day, but take it at the same time daily. ...Read more
What's the place ofEnalapril 5 mg as a drug for Bp compared to Norvasc (amlodipine) 5mg? Can one take the two at the same time?
Different class: Cannot be compared. Can be taken together. Both have unique properties. If associated with diabetes....enalapril can be better. But can cause cough and angioedema. Amloidopin (norvasc) is good, it can cause ankle edema, constipation. Kidney, heart conditions guide the choice also. ...Read more
Probably yes: There should not be any problems, but always consult with your doctor when you have any concern about a medication. ...Read more
Should not be: A drug-drug interaction. If both are prescribed then BP must be high enough to lead to a combo approach. ...Read more
70yr old dad has BP of 166/100. Is this severely high? He eats healthy. Dr. gave 5mg Norvasc (amlodipine). He does not like to take drugs. Any natural way to lower
First the diastolic is high but not extremely high.
untreated high blood pressure, could lead to cardiac and kidney problems.
your DAD can exercise, lose weight, hydrate very well 6-8 bottles of water a day. No salt diet, eat healthy. monitor BP, still might have to take some medicine, the goal is to keep the BP in healthy level to avoid heart and kidney complication. ...Read more
Category C: Norvasc (amlodipine) is in the fda pregnancy category c. This means that it is not known whether Norvasc (amlodipine) will be harmful to an unborn baby. It certainly should not be taken without talking to your own doctor during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown to cause intrauterine deaths and prolonged gestation at very high doses. Norvasc (amlodipine) has not been shown to cause any birth defects in animal studies. ...Read more
Full effect?: It can take several weeks to reach its full effect. ...Read more
Is Norvasc (amlodipine) 10 mg once a day an ACE inhibitor and can take with clinodine.1mg twice a day ok.
Is it safe to take propranolo if you are also taking 5mg Norvasc (amlodipine) and maxcide 75'50 once daily?
What time of the day or night should I take my Norvasc (amlodipine) tablet (5 mg) for maintainenance of blood pressure?
Norvasc (amlodipine): Amlodipine (norvasc) has a very long (72 hours) half time. This means that is takes 3 days for 1/2 of the dose to be eliminated by the body. In conclusion, it doesn't matter when you take it as long as you take it every day :-). ...Read more
M58, may I take flax seed 40 mg and zocor (simvastatin) 10mg and Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg togeather. (in a day-24 hrs)?
I'm an 18 year old male and going to start Norvasc (amlodipine) tonightfor my bp. Is it safe and won't it harm my development? I'm really scared to take it.
Hypertension: Norvasc (amlodipine) is pretty safe, but, if they haven't already, your doctors should rule renal or cardiac cause. An echocardiogram should be done to rule out coarctation of the aorta. I don't blame you for being upset about medications at the age of 18. Watch the documentary "forks over knives" if you want to learn about how to improve your BP and life expectancy with nutrition. ...Read more
Within hours to days......
Hope this is helpful
BTW I always see the patient in one week to allow the effects (or possible side effects) to "declare" themselves.
Dr Z ...Read more
Melatonin.: Taking Melatonin in this context would be fine. ...Read more
Not dangerous: The combination will potently lower BP - as long as your BP isn't too low, it's a good combination for lowering BP because the meds work by complementary mechanisms. ...Read more
Normally, yes: Taking them at the same time should not be a problem for most people. ...Read more
Can I safely take Norvasc and Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) interchangeably? I have a supply of both. Thank you.
Not interchangeable: Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) is amlodipine plus benzazepril. Norvasc is amlodipine alone. Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) would be more potent in lowering blood pressure than Norvasc and could cause hypotension. Take medications only as prescribed. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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