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Are there traditional chinese medicine (s) to replace amlodopine or atorvastatin or coreg (carvedilol)?

Bad idea: While I believe in alternative medicine, stopping regular meds may put you at significant risk of high BP and its complications. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Amlodipine Besylate (Definition)

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


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I am taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate and having ankle and foot swelling I also take 100 mg losartan can my doctor replace amlodipine with?

I am taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate and having ankle and foot swelling I also take 100 mg losartan can my doctor replace amlodipine with?

Ankle swelling: Leg swelling is one of the common side effects with Amlodipine. There are several other groups of medicines available to treat hypertension. Your doctor will choose another class based on your other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Last week my pressure reading (taken once) was 160 systolic. Is that a cause for concern? I have previously been on 10mg Amlodopine, now Amotas 10mg.

Last week my pressure reading (taken once) was 160 systolic. Is that a cause for concern? I have previously been on 10mg Amlodopine, now Amotas 10mg.

No: A single BP reading slightly elevated is no cause for concern. It is untreated high BP over years and decades that causes heart attacks and strokes. That being said, see your doctor. Your med doses may need to be adjusted. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Have cough - amlodopine versus valsartan?

Have cough - amlodopine versus valsartan?

Valsartan: Ace inhibitors cause more cough than arbs like valsartan because effect on bradykinin, amlodipine does not cause cough. ...Read more

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What is the condition if I am taking medicine amlodopine 5mg and 50mg atenolol?

What is the condition if I am taking medicine amlodopine 5mg and 50mg atenolol?

High blood pressure?: Amlodipine and atenolol are drugs commonly prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension). Your doctor can tell you the reason for prescribing the medications. ...Read more

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I had amlodopine 5 mg after IVF for 5 day and then stop them. Find info so they danger for babe? Did this 5 day while I take this med will affect babe?

I had amlodopine 5 mg after IVF for 5 day and then stop them. Find info so they danger for babe? Did this 5 day while I take this med will affect babe?

Not likely: There are no safe drugs in pregnancy but the effect of all drugs prior to a positive pregnancy test is minimal. The embryo is barely implanted at that point and has the potential for recovering from small injuries. ...Read more

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Age m 31 bp140/90 under medic amlodopine 5mg and telmasrine 20mg. Have hbsag+ ve non reactive. How save my liver. 2 year before liver funct test ok?

Age m 31 bp140/90 under medic amlodopine 5mg and telmasrine 20mg. Have hbsag+ ve non reactive. How save my liver. 2 year before liver funct test ok?

Amlodipine/Hepatitis: With the limited information you've given, hbsag negative means you do not have liver disease caused by hepatitis b. Amlodipine has small chance of causing hepatitis. If you are taking this medication, not routinely need to check liver function test. Should have annual blood work up as you routinely would. ...Read more

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What are amlodipine besylate tabs used for?

Anti-hypertensive: Amlodipine (Norvasc) is a commonly used anti-hypertensive medication. It is a calcium channel blocker and is usually well-tolerated. Infrequently, it can cause lower extremity edema in some patients. ...Read more

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Is amlodipine besylate from any brand name will work?

Yes: Generic of any drug will work just as well as the brand name. If there is a generic, there is no need to waste money on a brand name. ...Read more

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What is the difference between amlodipine vs amlodipine besylate?

Same thing: Amlodipine is the generic name for branded norvasc. Besylate refers to the salt or ester to which the active ingredient, amlodipine, is attached. ...Read more

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Taking amlodipine besylate 10mg now but still my bp is 140/100. Any alternative meds?

BP: In addition to salt restriction, alcohol avoidance, regular aerobic exercise, avoidance of NSAIDs and additional medication likely will be needed. ...Read more

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Amlodipine besylate and lymphedema?

Amlodipine besylate and lymphedema?

Rarely at most: Foot and ankle swelling due to amlodipine use is a side effect that is common and well known. According to one study, true lymphedema associated with amlodipine use occurs only 0.02% of the time. Fortuantely, if you have side effects related to amlodipine use, there are other drugs to try. If you have swelling on amlodipine tell your doctor. ...Read more