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Indirectly yes: One of the approaches to the medical management of aaas is good blood pressure control. Norvasc (amlodipine) can certainly help lower one's blood pressure. It should be noted that the preferred blood pressure medication for aaas is a beta-blocker because it also slows down the heart rate. This is thought to reduce the mechanical forces / stresses on the AAA and minimize the expansion rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctors, can I still eat brocolli and veggies with norvasc (amlodipine)? Or is there a bad interaction? I try to eat a lot of brocollie every day. I'm 18 male.
Yes: No interaction. Enjoy your vegetables...Very healthy!Get a more detailed answer ›
My rest BPM used to be 50-70. After 5mg Norvasc (amlodipine) for a month or so, BPM is 100-130. I excercise alot. What could be going on? I'm 18 male, frustrated.
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
I'm an 18 year old male and going to start Norvasc (amlodipine) tonightfor my bp. Is it safe and won't it harm my development? I'm really scared to take it.
Hypertension: Norvasc (amlodipine) is pretty safe, but, if they haven't already, your doctors should rule renal or cardiac cause. An echocardiogram should be done to rule out coarctation of the aorta. I don't blame you for being upset about medications at the age of 18. Watch the documentary "forks over knives" if you want to learn about how to improve your BP and life expectancy with nutrition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers