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What is the definition or description of: Norvasc allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Norvasc allergy?

Norvasc allergy: Norvasc (Amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of high blood pressure & angina. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/norvasc. Html ...Read more

Norvasc Allergy (Definition)

Norvasc (Amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of high blood pressure & angina. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: ...Read more


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Hello I need to know if it's ok to take Coricidin cough and cold for allergies, while taking amlodipine besylate 5mg?

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

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What kind of allergy medicine can I take while taking, tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) and losarten 100/50?

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

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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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Norvasc (amlodipine) making me jittery is this normal?

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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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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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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Do you have to wean from norvasc (amlodipine)?

Wean norvasc (amlodipine): Usually can just stop amlodipine, as it has a long half life, so no need to taper it. ...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

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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Category C: Norvasc (amlodipine) is in the fda pregnancy category c. This means that it is not known whether Norvasc (amlodipine) will be harmful to an unborn baby. It certainly should not be taken without talking to your own doctor during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown to cause intrauterine deaths and prolonged gestation at very high doses. Norvasc (amlodipine) has not been shown to cause any birth defects in animal studies. ...Read more

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M58, could Norvasc (amlodipine) 10 mg per day cause severe constipation?

Ca2+ channel blocker: Norvasc (amlodipine) may cause constipation at times. This is not an unusual side effect. It may be bad enough to indicate a need to change to something else. ...Read more

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Is taking accupril (quinapril) 10mg, Norvasc 5mg, and zocar 20mg too much?

No: The proper dose is enough. Enough to control your blood pressure and to lower your cholesterol.
And you are on fairly low doses of the medications. ...Read more

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I need 2 know if Norvasc (amlodipine) will help with opiate withdrawals please!!

That's just a no.: First, not much of it gets into the brain. Although there are targets for this drug on brain mediation of pain, it doesn't do much for pain except uncommonly in migraine. There just isn't much wiring that it hits that related to narcotics.
no. ...Read more

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Is Norvasc and zocor (simvastatin) safe to take together and what may be some side effects?

Norvasc, zocor (simvastatin): This combination is quite safe. The commonest side effect is none. With zocor (simvastatin) muscle aches, with Norvasc ankle swelling are common side effects. ...Read more

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Is Norvasc (amlodipine) 10 mg once a day an ACE inhibitor and can take with clinodine.1mg twice a day ok.

No: No, Norvasc (amlodipine) is not an ace inhibitor, as it lowers blood pressure by a different mechanism. In general, Clonidine and Norvasc (amlodipine) can be taken together. ...Read more

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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

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Amlodipine Besylate (Definition)

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