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Stop Taking Norvasc
Doctors, is there any permanent effects after stop taking norvasc (amlodipine)? My BPM has been high since takin it and even stopping it. Does it leave the body?
Norvasc (amlodipine): There should be no permanent effects. It will completely wash out of the body after enough time passes. ...Read more
Can prescription or OTC drugs that cause vasodilation worsen peripheral neuropathy? I have had to stop taking norvasc, (amlodipine) garlic, and ginkgo biloba due to this.
Yes, possibly: Peripheral neuropathy often comes from damaged nerves sending aberrant impulses--tingling, pins/needles, burning, cold, or numbness. Vasodilation which increases blood flow to peripheral nerves usually helps restore normal function of the nerves; sometimes an undesirable side effect is for numbness to lessen, unmasking more painful neuropathic sensations. ...Read more
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
Meds: You should discuss your meds with your doctor. It is possible to take those meds together when they are indicated. ...Read more
I have started Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg from a month. Could I stop it if I get lower BP reading every day.?
Is frequent ruination part of the side effects of taking Norvasc, (amlodipine) the medication for BP? Please help!
Nope: The max dose is 10mg. Not a lot of point to going over. There's not a lot of extra benefit at that point, and a lot more side effect. ...Read more
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
Norvasc (amlodipine): Amlodipine is generic Norvasc (amlodipine).Get a more detailed answer ›
Norvasc (amlodipine): You can take anytime in a day, but take it at the same time daily. ...Read more
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
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 as well. ...Read more
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