Could my swollen ankles be caused by azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

Yes. One of the possible side effects is swelling.
Yes. Swelling is one of the listed side effects. You should discuss this with the physician who prescribed the medication. If it is a large problem the doctor may want to change dosage or change medication altogether.

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I am takng azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20 for blood pressure. I have taken it for about 3 years with no problems. Now, I see my ankles swelling is azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) the cause?

Possible. Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) contains two drugs- amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil. Amlodipine can cause ankle swelling. Please check with your md! Read more...
It could. Peripheral edema is a possible adverse effect of Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) use. Talk to your pharmacist and/or physician for more information about this possibility. Read more...
Edema and Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) (az) has two medicines, amlodipine (a) and olmesartan (o). A is known to cause some fluid swelling which is made less severe by the o. The fact that you know have swelling, after being on az for 3 years without it, may indicate that you have a new problem that is causing your edema. Speak to your physician about it and she if you both can find an answer to your problem. Good luck. Read more...

My blood pressure reading was 140/90 & I take meds. (azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 10/40). Is this cause for concern?

To some extent. If your blood pressure is 140/90 on treatment , that means it would have been way high with out. It is not dangerously high not even close but not normal either . It need to be lowered either with additional medication or by increasing the dose of your medication . Do not forget , salt restriction , healthy diet , exercise , weight loss . Good luck. Read more...
Blood Pressure. One blood pressure reading is nearly meaningless. The story is understood with a whole diary of blood pressures. A healthy heart can have a high episode but quickly recover to normal. You need several more readings for us to comment on this. Read more...
Control. This blood pressure reading is not at goal, however not dangerously high. If lifestyle changes and current medication has not controlled your blood pressure, another medication will need to be added. An option would be to change to tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) which contains the meds in Azor plus a diuretic and you will still take one pill. Discuss with you doctor. Read more...

Does alcohol interact with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan)?

Antihypertensives. Amlodipine/olmesartan in combination is azor (amlodipine and olmesartan). There is no contraindication to use of alcohol while taking this, but always helpful to check with your pharmacist who has access to computerized lists of interactions. Good luck. Read more...
No. If used in moderation, it does not interact. Heavy alcohol use/withdrawal is associated with hypertension however. Read more...

Can I combine hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 with azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20?

Diuretics. You can use hydrochlorthiazide (hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)) if your kidney function is good enough. Ptatients with glomerular filtration rates of 50 ml/ min or less need loop diuretics, furosemide, to effect a diuresis, as hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) will not work well. See your doctor for further clarification. Read more...

Is there an adverse reaction taking adderal and azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) together?

Adderall/Azor. Depending on the dose, Adderall might slightly lower the efficacy of the anti hypertensive agent azor (amlodipine and olmesartan). Consult with your doc. Read more...
Probably not. Although all stimulants cause a slight increase in blood pressure, the effect is relatively minor in most individuals. You should check with the doctor who is treating you hypertension, but an easy way to test is a pragmatic one: monitor your blood pressure several times a day off Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and then again at the same times on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). If it remains in good control, you're fine. Read more...