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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Norvasc (Overview)

Norvasc is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Could you explain what is Norvasc (amlodipine) prescription and how much is it worth?

Could you explain what is Norvasc (amlodipine) prescription and how much is it worth?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Norvasc (brand name for amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker, mostly used for treatment of high blood pressure. The price varies from one pharmacy to the next. Best would be to call and ask. Generic amlodipine can run as low as >$5-$10 for 30 day supply. http://www2.costco.com/pharmacy/druginfo.aspx?p=1;searchterm=a;drug=amlodipine. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
315 doctors shared insights

Norvasc (Overview)

Norvasc is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Is there effective med for systolic bp. Norvasc (amlodipine) works diastolic. Betaxolol works heart rate for me.

Is there effective med for systolic bp. Norvasc (amlodipine) works diastolic. Betaxolol works heart rate for me.

There are many : Good drug lowering BP medication. Sometimes is a trial and error. Also there are ethnic factors. For example beta blocker sometimes don't work in african american. Please, trust your doctors and do not treat yourself. Personal research is good. Bring that research findings and and have a smart discussion with your physician. I love smart discussion with my patients. ...Read more

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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy ?

Is Norvasc (amlodipine)  safe to take during pregnancy ?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Is considered category c by fda. The research do not found fetal toxicity or teratogenic effects . I would kike to recommend you to discuss benefits and risks with you ob-gyn, and your zdr. ...Read more

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Can i safely take Norvasc (amlodipine) if i had a reaction to lisinipril?

Probably can: Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker and Lisinopril is an ace inhibitor, so should not cause you to cough like ace inhibitors can. Trialling a low dose would be reasonable. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Amlodipine Besylate (Definition)

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