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Does amlodipine besylate 5 mg have a diuretic in it?

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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker. It will lower blood pressure, but not as a diuretic.

In brief: No

Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker. It will lower blood pressure, but not as a diuretic.
Dr. Harris Cohen
Dr. Harris Cohen
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Dr. Richard Taikowski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No.

It is a calium channel blocker that work by dilating your arteries.

In brief: No.

It is a calium channel blocker that work by dilating your arteries.
Dr. Richard Taikowski
Dr. Richard Taikowski
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Amlodipine does not have diuretic but can have favorable effect on kidneys in diabetes.
Actually more likely to cause water retention.

In brief: No

Amlodipine does not have diuretic but can have favorable effect on kidneys in diabetes.
Actually more likely to cause water retention.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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