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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Amlodipine

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Norvasc (Definition)

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


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

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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I'm 25 years old I'm taking amlodipine 10mg for almost a week but I still have HBP. Is this normal? Why this pill takes so long to lower my BP?

I'm 25 years old I'm taking amlodipine 10mg for almost a week but I still have HBP. Is this normal? Why this pill takes so long to lower my BP?

A little longer: Optimal BP results generally take a week or two after changing or initiating therapy. Give it a little more time, then contact your physician if BP remains unacceptable. ...Read more

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How long does it take for exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) to work?

See below: Onset of action-within the first 24 hours. Time to peak action: several weeks. ...Read more

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Is there any harm in me staying on Norvasc (amlodipine) long time?

Is there any harm in me staying on Norvasc (amlodipine) long time?

No.: Norvasc is brand name amlodipine which is used to treat hypertension. If a patient was pregnant a different medicine might be advised. The drug has been around for many years and is generally considered safe and effective. Switching to generic amlodipine will save money. ...Read more

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Was taking azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5 mg/ 40 mg. After stopping, how long till it is completely out of my system? Thank u.

Up to ~50 hours: Azor is a combination of amlodipine and olmesartan with relative half life of 30-50 hours and 13 hours respectively. Thus depending on your kidney function give about 2&1/2 days for your system to clear this drug. Hopefully you are under the care of your doctor to safely get off this medication and initiate what other therapy will work for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Was wondering how long pain would take to go away from pins and needle side effect from amlodipine will it stop once meds are flushed?

Weeks: It is a very rare side effect and depending on how long you took the medication it can take about 6 weeks to go away. If not, then check with a neurologist for neuropathy. ...Read more

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How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

No incompatability: Amlopidine is used to treat hypertension and migraine headaches. Naproxen is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug used for pain and inflammation. There is no incompatability between the two. ...Read more

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How long do I have to live if I have diastolic dysfunction and moderate pulmonary hypertension. I take diuretics, norvasc (amlodipine)?

No way to know: More people die with diastolic dysfunction than die of diastolic dysfunction. Only a doctor with access to your heart cath and exercise testing results can really make a meaningful prediction of your life expectancy and even then accuracy is questionable. ...Read more

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1 kidney+long-severe orthostatic hypotension (~77/35)+low red blood cell count (~3)+hemoglbin (9.5)+dehydrated. Use Aranesp (2 so far).Shall stop Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan)?

1 kidney+long-severe orthostatic hypotension (~77/35)+low red blood cell count (~3)+hemoglbin (9.5)+dehydrated. Use Aranesp (2 so far).Shall stop Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan)?

Yes!: Orthostatic hypotension can be a sign of volume depletion ("dehydration"). You should see your doctor and hold off on exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) for the time being. Indication for Aranesp is not obvious. Suggest you consult nephrologist. ...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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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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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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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