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Should a patient with a history of intermittent arial fib be started on norvasc (amlodipine). Already on beta blocker. Is there a better choice?

Possibly. The usual problem with atrial fibrillation is tachycardia, or a rapid heart rate. A beta blocker will help control the heart rate response to you tachycardia, while Norvasc (amlodipine) will not. A fib is usually caused by hypertension, and adequate blood pressure control is important . Maybe a combination of the 2 is what you need. Check with your doctor. Read more...

Resistant pulmonary htn due to sjogrens. Norvasc (amlodipine) works but isosorbide unpredictable. Beta blocker worsens. Arb acs contraindicated ckd high K. Advice?

Pulmonary HTN. There are a range of molecules available by prescription that address P HTN ;go see a cardiologist or pulmonologist that has an interest in treating this condition. Read more...

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...

Is amlodipine besylate have any side effects?

All drugs have SE. All prescription & otc drugs have side effects. In fact, all otc supplements, even those labeled natural & organic, have side effects. There is no risk-free drug/supplement. Only take something if potential benefit exceeds potential risk. Check out www.Drugs.Com for drug info. Or try online.Epocrates.Com (but you'll need to register for free). Amlodipine is known for edema. Read more...