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I have rising potassium on lisinopril. Switched to amlodipine starting tmrw. What can I expect from change of ACE inhibitor to calcium channel blocker?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine

In brief: Not much

Amlodipine is less likely to cause elevated potassium levels than lisinopril.
It's main side effect is leg swelling / edema.

In brief: Not much

Amlodipine is less likely to cause elevated potassium levels than lisinopril.
It's main side effect is leg swelling / edema.
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