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Doctor insights on: Lodipine Besylate Side Effects

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Is amlodipine besylate have any side effects?

Is amlodipine besylate have any side effects?

All drugs have SE: All prescription & otc drugs have side effects. In fact, all otc supplements, even those labeled natural & organic, have side effects. There is no risk-free drug/supplement. Only take something if potential benefit exceeds potential risk. Check out www. Drugs. Com for drug info. Or try online. Epocrates. Com (but you'll need to register for free). Amlodipine is known for edema. ...Read more

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What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

BP med side effects: Some people are more responsive than others to certain blood pressure medications. Norvasc, (amlodipine) losartan, hydrochlorothiazide are 3 of the most well tolerated medications used for blood pressure control. There are a few others commonly used that could be added to these 3meds or replace 1 if needed. If you think you are having side effects or feeling back you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

BP med side effects: Some people are more responsive than others to certain blood pressure medications. Norvasc, (amlodipine) losartan, hydrochlorothiazide are 3 of the most well tolerated medications used for blood pressure control. There are a few others commonly used that could be added to these 3meds or replace 1 if needed. If you think you are having side effects or feeling back you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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

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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What are the side effects of taking 10mg of amlodipine basilate, vasoprin and dieuretics daily?

What are the side effects of taking 10mg of amlodipine basilate, vasoprin and dieuretics daily?

Swelling, fatigue et: Amlodipine can cause swelling in legs, vasoprin can cause fatigue, dry mouth, headache etc. Diuretics cause electrolyte problems. Most of the side effects are mild and you need to continue taking meds for a good blood pressure control. ...Read more

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Which is best for controlling BP. Ramipril, Cardace or Amlodipine. Are there any side effects of them.

Which is best for controlling BP. Ramipril, Cardace or Amlodipine. Are there any side effects of them.

Here are some...: Your carefulness to avoid adverse effects from any drugs is highly commanded, but does not fit well with life reality since no doctors can predict what side effects may happen to any patients but with history review and no drug is free of its inherent side effects to few. So, ask doc timely. To consolidate understanding life reality, go to http://formefirst. Com/Basics-SelfImprovement. Html &. .. ...Read more

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Side effects of norvasc (amlodipine)?

Many possible: According to webmd, the most common side effects of Norvasc (amlodipine) include: fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands/visible water retention/head pain//infrequent side effects: dizziness/heart throbbing or pounding/drowsiness/low energy/temporary redness of face and neck/feel like throwing up//rare side effects:
depression/yellowing of skin or eyes from liver problems/heart attack/angina. ...Read more

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How long after stopping amlodipine do the side effects last after taking it for 2 yrs?

Usually 2 weeks: The side effects (most commonly swelling, rashes, GI complaints) should typically go away within a few weeks. If they don't you should definitely consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Prescribed 2.5mg amlodipine for bp which was 142/90. What side effects to expect, not taken yet. Scared of the thought of bp pills. Other wise healthy?

Prescribed 2.5mg amlodipine for bp which was 142/90. What side effects to expect, not taken yet. Scared of the thought of bp pills. Other wise healthy?

HTN diet: Google the DASH diet to learn about healthy diet to help lower BP. Generally, try to eat more proteins & soluble fiber and less carbohydrates & fats while maintaining portion control and remaining physically active. Salad dressings can convert a healthy food into an item loaded with fat & salt, so ask for the dressing on the side and dip your fork in. Stay well hydrate and take your Rx! ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Amlodipine: Read this for side effects:

http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/amlodipine-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Which is better drug amlodipine or telmisartan for controlling BP with less side effects.

Which is better drug amlodipine or telmisartan for controlling BP with less side effects.

BP med side effect: Some once a day BP meds may put too much medication into the body quickly causing - dividing the dose into half twice a day or taking with food helps. Potential class side effects include: beta-blockers: fatigue, wheezing, breathlessness, depression; calcium blockers: fluid retention; acei: cough (also rarely for arbs), diuretics: cramps, low potassium or magnesium; all: sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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The side effects of Norvasc (amlodipine) freak me out. Is anyone familiar with this drug?

Norvasc (amlodipine): This drug is a calcium channel blocker we use for hypertension. It is very effective. Its main side effect because of vasodilation is lower extremity swelling, but there are others too. If you think you are having side effects, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Is frequent ruination part of the side effects of taking Norvasc, (amlodipine) the medication for BP? Please help!

Is frequent ruination part of the side effects of taking Norvasc, (amlodipine) the medication for BP? Please help!

It shouldn't: Norvasc (amlodipine) is a commonly prescribed and in general well tolerated BP medication. It can cause some peripheral edema but has no diuretic effect so it should not cause frequent urination. ...Read more

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Since Norvasc (amlodipine) has so many side effects, what is recommended, in its place, that has little or no side effects?

See your doctor: There are so many types of blood pressure medications and so many of them can be used in just about any hypertensive patient. Factors such as age, weight, BP level, diabetes, alcohol/drug/medication both prescription and otc, even race might influence this decision. See a doctor to determine this. Don't treat yourself or try and figure this out on your own. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of valsartan and amlodipine (exforge) on kidney?

What are the side effects of valsartan and amlodipine (exforge) on kidney?

Kidney side effects: V has a renal protective effect on patients who have proteinuria (p) as it reduces it. A increases blood flow (ibf) to the kidney and can cause, because of this ibc, more proteinuria. V cannot be given in patients with a renal artery stenosis, as it causes an elevation of creatinine which is reversible once v is stopped. V and a work well together in most patients with no loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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Does exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) 160/5 has any side effects on kidney?

Does exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) 160/5 has any side effects on kidney?

Kidney side effects: V has a renal protective effect on patients who have proteinuria (p) as it reduces it. A increases blood flow (ibf) to the kidney and can cause, because of this ibc, more proteinuria. V cannot be given in patients with a renal artery stenosis, as it causes an elevation of creatinine which is reversible once v is stopped. V and a work well together in most patients with no loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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Stopped azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20 after two years because of unpleasant side effects. It's been about 10 days and I still have side effects.?

Stopped azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20 after two years because of unpleasant side effects. It's been about 10 days and I still have side effects.?

Consult: I believe you would benefit from an email consultation. An online physician would be able to clarify your reported side effects and look at your medical history /medications to determine if any correlations and then recommend appropriate next steps. ...Read more

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Side effects of lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril)?

Side effects of lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril)?

Side effects: Elevated tempurature, malignant hyperthermia rare, ekg effects with prolonged qt interval, anticholinergic effects (dry mouth, blurred vision, GI alterations), sedation, tardive dyskinesia, can lower white count. ...Read more

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Is lercanidipine safe in ckD as amlodipine does it realy has less side effects and renal protective effect (dilate pre and post cap renal arteriol)?

BP Rx renal protect?: 28M form BG asks: Is lercanidipine safe in ckD as amlodipine does it realy has less side effects and renal protective effect (dilate pre and post cap renal arteriol)? ANS: not in US formulary Google reveals is is CCB as is amlod. I would not expect significant differences in pts with Kidney disease. Chlorthalidone is preferred in Rx of HTN to CCBS, ACES etc See ALLHAT trial results. ...Read more

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Why after stopping amlodipine am I still suffering side effects. Flushing, pins, needles muscle cramps etc. Are these permanent?

Withdrawal: Amlodipine withdrawal is a common if discontinued abruptly. To avoid side effects gradually taper down dose of the amlodipine.
It is a temporary medical condition. ...Read more

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Which one of CCB is better for kidney protection, Bp, ankle swelling, side effects and overall safety amlodipine or Lecarnidipine?

Which one of CCB is better for kidney protection, Bp, ankle swelling, side effects and overall safety amlodipine or Lecarnidipine?

Neither for kidney: Amlodipine and Lercandipine are dihydropyridines. They both can cause or increase fluid retention (edema).
Neither of these agents protects kidney function if there is proteinuria present, but ACE's or ARB's will slow progression of CKD and they don't cause edema. Diltiazem and Verapamil are non dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers that don't cause edema. ...Read more

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Which dihydropyridine CCB is better for controlling Bp and has less side effects including pedal edema (amlodipine or lercanidipine) esp in ElderlyCkD?

Which dihydropyridine CCB is better for controlling Bp and has less side effects including pedal edema (amlodipine or lercanidipine) esp in ElderlyCkD?

Medications: Amlodipine tends to cause peripheral/pedal edema fairly regularly.
Lercanidipine has the same effect on BP as amlodipine and has been shown to have less pedal edema.
Both drugs are metabolized by the liver and should be okay for use in an elderly patient with CKD, Lercanidipine may even have protective kidney effects. ...Read more

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Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Possible.: Any blood pressure medicine can cause it. Your lightheadedness could be from low blood pressure, or slow heart rate, and or abnormal circulation. Please have yourself checked asap. Its important to have your blood pressure under control, but make sure you do not have an underlying other cardiovascular issues. ...Read more

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Only done irbesartan 300mgs with/without diuretic. Norvasc (amlodipine) alone didn't work. Metoprolol 25mgs. Side effects. Doc says we're out of options! Help!

There are more: There are more choices. Nevertheless, if you are having a hard time controlling BP make sure to check your renal arteries with an mra. And also look for secondary causes of htn. ...Read more

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What can I take to overcome fatigue? ....Is there some herbal medicine w/o side effects? I am taking 200 mg sertraline, amlodipine & atenolol.

What can I take to overcome fatigue? ....Is there some herbal medicine w/o side effects? I am taking 200 mg sertraline, amlodipine & atenolol.

Look for cause: One needs to look for what's causing fatigue before looking for herbal or non herbal treaent, as it could be side effect of your medications, both amlodipine and Propranolol are known to do it. On the other hand anxiety or depression not treated fully can cause fatigue too. ...Read more

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62 yr old patient, w/ hypertension. Dispute taking Diovan (valsartan) & lodopine & thiazide (max doses) my BP is 160/95.Should I consider renal nerve denervation?

62 yr old patient, w/ hypertension. Dispute taking Diovan (valsartan) & lodopine & thiazide (max doses) my BP is 160/95.Should I consider renal nerve denervation?

Hypertension: Maybe there are some treatments you haven't tried yet that are non invasive. What is your lifestyle like? Can it be improved? Do you smoke, use recreational drugs or are you overweight and underexcecised. Do you meditate or do yoga or some time of mental relaxation techniques? Tried biofeedback? Tried stress management techniques? I would think surgery is last resort. ...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