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Amlong Amlodipine Tablets

I would like to know its therapeutic use, dosage for a 57 yr. old adult, when to take it, side effects, etc. ## I am on various tablets for hight blood pressure and react terrible to new tablets very often. Now I have been given Amiodipine tablets and the reviews I have read are bad enough so have not started them yet as too scared. Can I cut one up into little pieces and try them that way. ## MY DAD, 85 YRS OLD, WAS TAKING REPACE TABLETS FOR BP FOR THE PAST 1 YEAR. PRIOR TO THAT HE WAS TAKING AMLONG FOR HIGH BP. He SUFFERED FROM CEREBRAL HAEMORRAGE IN DEC.2009 AND SINCE THEN HAS BEEN TAKING REPACE 25, AFTER GETTING BACK TO NORMALCY. RECENTLY HE WAS ADVISED TO TAKE TELMA H AS THERE WAS SWELLING OF THE FEET. DIZZINESS/ FAINTING WITH LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS RESULTED DUE TO THIS.NOW, ON THE ...

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Amlodipine Besylate and Losartan

Can these be taken together in the evening? And will it be effective for 24 hrs? I'm too sleepy during the day!! ## Hi, Margo! You really should check with your doctor, before changing to taking them at night. It's really going to depend on your blood pressure levels and heart rate, as well as the symptoms. Usually, it's preferred that they be taken in the morning, to help control your blood pressure and heart rate during the times of day that you'll be most active and therefore experiencing the most fluctuations. But if you are severely drowsy from them, they may allow you to switch to taking them at night. Another alternative is splitting up the doses, so you take part of your dose in the morning and then the rest in the evening, which could lessen the side effects. Ma...

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Round White Pill with "1P7" or "lP7" inscribed

Can someone help me identify the followin pill?: Round White Pill with "1P7" or "lP7" inscribed on one side, nothing on the back of the pill. I am hoping it is a Hypertension related drug ## took a while for me to find out... I had same question: Amlodipine Besylate 5MG ## That is correct, it is manufactured by Amneal Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 5mgs of Amlodipine, which is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. NDC: 65162-0007 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and increased urination. Inactive ingredients may include: Anhydrous Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Magnesium Stearate Cellulose, Microcrystalline Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Is there anything I can help with?

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amlodipine besylate is there any alternative

I need to view medication that are healthy alternative for Amlodipine ## What alternative medication if any that could be suggested for amlodipine. I am researching. I know that my doctor has the last word. This one is causing serious swelling of my feet. Is it correct to assume that this medication is exclusive and no other can replace it? Don't think so. ## Hi, Derrick! Sorry about the edema problem that you're having. There are many other medications available that could replace it, but it depends on what you're using it to treat. Are you treating high blood pressure, or some other cardiac issue? If you're just treating hypertension, you may do well with Metoprolol. Learn more Metoprolol details here. But a cardiac issue could require a medication in a different class...

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has any one had numbness and tingling in the hand with the drug amlodipine-benaz generic to lotrel?

has anyone had numbness and tingling in the hand with the drug amlodipine-benaz generic to Lotrel? ## This is not listed as a normal side effect and it could indicate a serious one or some other serious medical problem. Have you consulted your doctor? The normal side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Read more: ## I have been taking the medication for 10 years and have experienced numbness and tingling in my hands, insomnia, coughing, dizziness. Has anyone else had any or all of these symptoms? ## I have been on amlodipine for over 10yrs and I have tingling. In my fingers the last year but I have been on clonidine 0.02mg once a day for over 10years and I have had the ringing in my ears and hissing so sound for along time. I was'nt sure it could be from my ...

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Migraine headaches from Amlodipine?

Has anyone experienced migraine headaches while taking Amlodipine? ## No headaches but watched my blood pressure increase up to 200/95 immediately after it was swallowed. In the beginning it was okay but they changed manufacturers and who knows what inactive ingredients were added. Quit taking it and now only take Brand name Dyazide 37.5mg/25 mg capsule once a day in the morning same time every day. I even tried brand name NORVASC (amlodipine besylate) and that increased my blood pressure up to stroke levels. ## I have had no problem with Amlodipine. It has finally been the answer to my blood pressure problems. I was given 2.5 mg and it didn't help much but my doctor added another 2.5 mg at night and it's been wonderful. I have the 5mg to take - just in case. We tried that first...

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Amlodipine Besylate Ta AND LEMON JUICE

can drinking lemon juice reduce the effectivness of this pill. Warning on bottle says not to take grapefruit juice! ## No, it is relevant to a specific enzyme that's found in grapefruit, or the juice of it, but not other citrus fruits. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Which fruit or fruit juice interacts with amlodipine? ## Glad lemons r OK tryn to do all I can to live a lil longer n healthier thanks for all u do ## Can I drink Fresh Lemon juice while taking Amlodipine

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Amtas 10mg

Hi, I have been taking Amtas-10mg for my hypertension for about a year. Since the time I started taking this tablet, I have noticed that my fasting blood sugar has steadily increased from 105 mg/dl to 165 mg/dl. Until I started taking this tablet, I had never had raised fasting blood sugar. My GP says my raised blood sugar has nothing to do with taking Amtas. I would like to have a second opinion on this matter. Thanks in advance. ## Amtas contains the active ingredient Amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. And yes, it is known that Amlodipine can cause elevated blood sugar levels and it is usually warned against being used in people that are already diagnosed as Diabetic for that reason. I...

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Round, white pill, 209 on one side, nothing on other side

Round, white pill, 209 on one side, nothing on other side ## what is a white round pill with 209 and nothing on the other ## It's amlodipine ## Subutex 8mg ## A round, white tablet with the number 209 on one side is a 10mg Amlodipine tablet, as identified by ss in their post. Amlodipine is a long-acting calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. However, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry cough and frequent urination. Learn more Amlodipine details here. I did not find any Subutex/Buprenorphine tablets that have a 209 on them. Are there any questions or comments? ## ite round pill 209 on one side nothing on the other,,amlodipine or norvasc 10 mg

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white pill 238 and 16

small white pill with 238 on one side and 16 on other side ## small white round pill 238 on one side and 16 on other side ## amlodipine 5 mg ## Hello, I was not able to find a pill with the imprint that you described but searching for a pill with a 238 imprint led me to find a pill that I believe you are describing. According to this search on the National Insitute of Health's pill identifier [NIH Search Link] there is a amlodipine pill that has the imprint 238 and IG on the back, which could easily be mistaken for a 16. Below is some additional information that I sourced from the NIH website on this medication. Product Code: 76282-238 Name: Amlodipine 5 MG Oral Tablet Ingredient(s): Amlodipine Besylate Imprint: 238;IG Label Author: Exelan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Color(s): White Shap...

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amlodipine besylate 10 mg is this time released

is the medicine amlodipine besylate medicine time released. ## Hi Barbara, Usually if a medication is time-released it will have one of the following abbreviations at the end of the drug name: XL, ER, SR, or perhaps some other similar notation. From my experience, if a label doesn't actually specify that it's time released in such a way, then it would probably be safe to assume that it's not. However, if you happen to know what the imprint/markings are on your tablet, I'd be happy to verify this for you. I hope this helps! ## The markings on his pill are IG on one side and 239 on the other. Thanks for the help ## What does BES after the printed name? ## @Barbara, My apologies for the late reply, as I just received notification of recent activity on this thread. I'm s...

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white octagon pill with nn one side 5 the other

Found a small octagonal white pill, no coating, NN on one side, letters separated by a single score, and 5 on opposite side in my sons room and just wanted to see what it is before talking to him about it. Never seen a pill like this in Canada. Help! ## I just found 1 if the same in my kitchen floor and no one in my household is perscribed this. What is it? ## It sounds like Amlodipine besylate which is a calcium blocker heart medication. Scary if it is being passed off as fun drugs. Can really mess you up.

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Round white pill with a capital C 127

What is a small round white pill with a capital C on one side and on the other side it has #127? ## Hi Sandra, Found a match! It's Amlodipine Besylate (5 mg), used for treating high blood pressure. NDC: 69097-127 Labeler: Cipla USA Inc. Markings: 127;C Shapes: Round Colors: White Size (mm): 8 Inactive Ingredients: -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate -Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato -Colloidal Silicon Dioxide -Magnesium Stearate Hope this helps!

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amlodipine and atenolol - can i take them together

I feel my heart beating irregularly and I was taking them before but my doc said to stop. Why, I don't know? I went to 'a and e' and the doc said I had a slight heart murmur. ## My heart beats faster when I take amlodipine and atenolol together. Is this normal? ## I have been taking this drug combination of amlodipine + atenolol for the last two years but now my feet are swelling. Is this common? Is this a side effect? ## Hello Jackie, According to the National Institute of Health there are known interactions between amlodipine and atenolol. One of the interactions is to experience headache, dizziness, feeling lightheaded, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart beat. They continue to say that this is more common when starting to take the medications together or when you ...

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Small white round pill C 127

What pill is this? Description: small white round perfect circle tablet with one side displaying “127” and the other side has a capital “C”. Please, any info would be appreciated. Thank you. ## A small white round pill with C on one side and 127 on the other is identified as Amlodipine Besylate 5mg, which is commonly used for treating hypertension. Labeler: Cipla USA Inc. NDC: 69097-127 Size: 8mm Inactive Ingredients: -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Dibasic Calcium Phosphate Dihydrate -Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato -Colloidal Silicon Dioxide -Magnesium Stearate Hope this helps!

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Burning in the throat

I take Amlodipine 5mg - it is sort of oval shaped and I find it difficult to swallow. I take it with nearly half a glass of water. However 2 days ago the pill got stuck at the back of my mouth and actually dissolved. I immediately felt a severe burning pain which was agony (I have a high pain threshold but this was unbearable). After some minutes the burning passed but for a time I couldn't eat or talk. My voice is still affected and at times drops to a whisper. I can't find anything relevant to this and I wonder if anyone else has experienced it. ## Many pills contain harsh ingredients that can cause those types of symptoms if the medication dissolves in your mouth or throat. I've experienced it several times, even just taking OTC Benadryl, it burned my mouth and made my to...

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Amlodipine and Losartan

I take 25 mg of Amlodipine and 10mg of Losartan. How long can I go without taking any before I am in danger? ## There is no way to say, so you should continue taking them as prescribed. The FDA warns that their typical side effects may possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Why are you missing doses? ## I'm taking losartan 50mg and I want to jump to amlodipine. What particular mg of amlodipine should I take to do it? ## My Dr has me taking 100 mg of losartan in the evening and 10 mg of amlodipine in the morning. The amlodipine only lowers my blood pressure to the 140/90 range and when I take the losartan in the evening it's down to 120/80 range. My question is, can I take the losartan and amlodipine together in the morning instead o...

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stop taking amlodipine

stopped 5mg. norvask & MY BP NORMAL 2 DAYS AFTER ## I have 90% of the symptoms listed and even the rare ones . I'm out of the medicine as of today and don't want to take it any more. ## I have been on Amlodipine for about 1 year. I started out taking 5mg but BP didn't come down, went up to 10 mg and started with the swelling of the feet ankles and legs, also had joint pain in my toes which made it hard to walk. Doc lowered it to 5mg again and the side effects stayed the same. Got sick of being run around by DR. so I took myself completely off Amlodipine 41/2 days ago. Swelling in the feet has gone down a lot but not completely, leg swelling is gone as is the joint pain. I quit drinking as of now and over all I an feeling so much better and get this my BP has gone down so...

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How can I lower my blood pressure fast

I take amlodipine besylate 10mg + lisinopril 40mg + metoprolol 25mg, but because it is a holiday, of course, my blood pressure is sky high, 197/101 at the lowest. How can I lower it fast? I need help. ## Hi Babs, Sorry to hear about your condition. I think from an outside perspective, the most I can suggest is to simply find ways to remain calm and stress-free throughout the day. It's always easier said than done, but if it were me, I may consider practicing meditation, taking a moment to stop whatever I'm doing & giving myself a break from reality (or other relaxing strategies you come up with). Some deep breathing exercises may be beneficial as well. Also, from a dietary standpoint, I'd find ways to cut back on sodium, heavily processed foods and any artificial ingredi...

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Amlodipine 5mg Dosing

I have been advised by my doctor to take amlodipne 5mg twice daily. Is amlodipine a single dose medicine or it can be taken in equal doses twice daily? ## I have a rx from my doctor. I have high blood pressure. ## I am taking NORVASC 10 mg tablet daily. I am now working in Bahrain and they have only NORVASC 5mg capsules. I have been taking the white tablet form. Are these NORVASC 5mg capsules similar with Norvasc 5mg tablets? ## Can you take amolodipine 5mg twice daily? ## You should take the dosage your doctor has prescribed and you should take it as they have prescribed. The FDA lists the typical side effects of these medications as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Coy, you should only have to double up to equal your normal dosage, ...

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