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Could 15 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) be taken per day?

Could 15 mg of Norvasc (amlodipine) be taken per day?

Nope: The max dose is 10mg. Not a lot of point to going over. There's not a whole lot of extra benefit at that point, and a lot more side effect. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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How can I stop my norvasc (amlodipine)?

How can I stop my norvasc (amlodipine)?

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

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Who should not take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Who should not take Norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Some contraindications:

Chronic constipation, Severe Narrowing of the Aortic Valve, Severely Low Blood Pressure, Severe Liver Disease ...Read more

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Do people take 20mg of norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Some people have Norvasc (amlodipine) 20mg prescribed if it is needed for them, this is a relatively high dose however and not that commonly used. ...Read more

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Norvasc (amlodipine) making me jittery is this normal?

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 more

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Am BP 101 63 with Norvasc (amlodipine) is that too low?

No: That is a normal blood pressure. It may be too low for you however, if you are having symptoms of light headedness or dizziness or excessive fatigue. ...Read more

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What med. Ication is usually taken with norvasc (amlodipine)?

Many: For blood pressure control, it can be taken alone or combined with most any other anti-hypertensive that does not belong to the calcium channel blocking family. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the best time in a day to take norvasc (amlodipine)?

Norvasc (amlodipine): You can take anytime in a day, but take it at the same time daily. ...Read more

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I accidentally took a double dose of 5mg norvasc (amlodipine). Should I be concerned?

Unlikely a problem: Taking an extra dose of an anti-hypertension medication can potentially cause a decrease in your blood pressure, but because Norvasc (amlodipine) is a relatively slow acting mediation, this is unlikely to be a problem. Symptoms of low blood pressure include dizziness/lightheadedness, fatigue and sometimes a faster heart beat. Staying well-hydrated and avoiding quick movements can help prevent such problems. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is ever a situation where Norvasc (amlodipine) is used above 10mg?

Norvasc (amlodipine): There are blood pressure and peripheral vascular spasm conditions when we used higher doses of amlodipine. Pulmonary hypertension is another condition for which we used higher doses of the drug. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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Are there any major interactions between norvasc and belsomra?

Drug interactions.: No interactions were noted on the Drugs. Com Drug interaction checker. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=3554-16862, 172-78 ...Read more

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Is it normal to have concerns about amlodipine besylate (norvasc)?

Concerns: It is normal to have concerns about any medicine, but do not stop or change the dose of any medicine without talking with your physician. ...Read more

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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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Have been on Norvasc (amlodipine) and now they want to change me to caduet. Ok?

Have been on Norvasc (amlodipine) and now they want to change me to caduet. Ok?

Probably great: Norvasc is the trade name for amlodipine, which is a blood pressure medicine. Caduet is the trade name for a combination med that has Atorvastatin (trade name lipitor) and amlodipine in one pill. It is an excellent choice for people with elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure and/or risk for heart disease who want to take just one pill. Both amlodipine and Atorvastatin are now generic. ...Read more

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What would happen to me if I accidentally missed a Norvasc (amlodipine) one day?

Norvasc (amlodipine): Most likely missing a Norvasc (amlodipine) for only one day wouldn't make much difference although you shouldn't make a habit of it. ...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 it even possible to get a lot of calcium when I'm taking norvasc (amlodipine)? I'm 18, male

Is it even possible to get a lot of calcium when I'm taking norvasc (amlodipine)? I'm 18, male

Yes: Taking a calcium-channel blocker such as norvac has no impact on dietary calcium. A CCB is just one way to cause dilation of blood vessels by blocking calcium flow through the blood vessels, which lowers blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the effect of taking memo plus gold with neobloc and Norvasc (amlodipine) all together?

Interaction: There is no significant adverse interaction between metoprolol (neoblock) and Norvasc; there is no such data available from the manufacturer of memo plus gold; so take at your own risk ...Read more

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I have started Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg from a month. Could I stop it if I get lower BP reading every day.?

Misinformed?: If your blood pressure is lowering that means the medication is working. Hypertension is not cured. It is treated. Do not stop your medication. ...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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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.

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

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Which is safer: nifedipine or norvasc (amlodipine)?

Both: Both are safe when appropriately used. The main difference between the two is lipid solubility, and thus, time to onset. Nifedipine is water soluble and has reasonably quick onset, but also the levels will waver through the day. Amlodipine (or norvasc) is lipid soluble, takes about a week to ramp up in effect, and has a nice steady state effect. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider
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