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Medicine For Norvasc Allergy
What kind of allergy medicine can i take while taking, tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) and losarten 100/50?
Allergy Meds Fine: There are no contraindications for taking these medications while on allergy medicine (like antihistamines or steroid nasal sprays). ...Read more
Hello i need to know if it's ok to take Coricidin cough and cold for allergies , while taking amlodipine besylate 5mg ?
Yes: If you have hypertension you should avoid decongestant, usually with the letter "d" after the medication (robitussin (guaifenesin) d, Allegra d, etc) usually the d for decongestant is pseudoephedrine, a stimulant that iincrease bp, heart rate and can get you in trouble. Don't confuse with dm for dextrometorphan, a cough suppressant medication that is ok. ...Read more
I took a benedryl for my allergies, and my amlodipine for my blood pressure at around the same time tonight. Can I take my alprazolam tonight also?
Fm59 do I need to start BP medicine (norvasc (amlodipine) 5mg) as my BP remains at 150/92 and often have headache. ?
High BP: Your BP is defintely elevated and requires measures to lower it to 120/80. Norvasc (amlodipine) is an effective antihypertensive medication(may cause ankle swelling). Weight reduction and salt restriction should also help lower your bp. Your md will guide you.Stress reduction also is important. ...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
Stay healthy: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M58, started glucophage (metformin) 500 mg and Norvasc 10 mg per day. have not passed stool from 36 hrs. could this be due to these medicines. thanks?
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
Is Amlodipine effective for migraines related to Prinzmetal Angina? Reviews on drugs.com is 9/10 for migraine for norvasc! Thats best for any med!!
Norvasc (amlodipine): First off Amlodipine is generic Norvasc. Calcium channel blockers can be helpful for migraines and this includes amlodipine, cardizem and verapamil. As to what is best that depends on the inidiviual Another thought is try some Magnesium. It is your bodies natural calcium channel blocker. ...Read more
Ok thanks. One more question - is there any bad reactions with the spices rosemary, sage, cinnamon with the blood pressure medicine called Norvasc (amlodipine) ?
Can prescription or OTC drugs that cause vasodilation worsen peripheral neuropathy? I have had to stop taking norvasc, (amlodipine) garlic, and ginkgo biloba due to this.
Yes, possibly: Peripheral neuropathy often comes from damaged nerves sending aberrant impulses--tingling, pins/needles, burning, cold, or numbness. Vasodilation which increases blood flow to peripheral nerves usually helps restore normal function of the nerves; sometimes an undesirable side effect is for numbness to lessen, unmasking more painful neuropathic sensations. ...Read more
taking Clopidogrel Ischemic stroke 70+ and taken Norvasc (amlodipine) for yrs.GP recommended Fabrazate too. Do i need both Cholesterol medicine?
It sounds like you: are on the right track. Often, following a stroke, you are placed on some form of blood thinner--the clopidogrel. Obviously your blood pressure still needs controlling; the amlodipine is for this. The cholesterol question is a little bit trickier, especially at 72. Even if your cholesterol hasn't been that high in the past, after a vascular event, lower is better. Fibrazate is a reasonable choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more