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I take Norvasc, Amlodipine is the generic. Generics do not always have anything but the main drug ingredient due to patents on the orginal drug? I have worked with my current Droctor to take it twice a day 12 hours apart. I always had a higher BP reading in AM so I take 5mgs twice a day and if it gets to high I take 7.59mgs and monitor closely. Its working. ## Sorry, I ment to say I take 7.50mgs at 5PM if it is running high. This helps AM high BP for me and then I take 5mgs in AM to get through the day. ## Generics still contain fillers, in most cases, along with the active ingredient, the patent on a name brand doesn't prevent them from using them. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Amlodipine as possibly including nausea, headache, dizziness, increased urination, and hypote...

Can metxl 25 mg be given only to treat hypertension?

I am 70 year old woman. I have mild hypertension since 1996. All along i am taking Amlodipine 5 mg and my bp readings all these 20 years hovers round 120/80 and 130/80.Two years back when i had swelling in the feet my phyisician prescribed Azelsartan 40 mg in the morning and Metxl 25 mg at night. With Metx,l diastolic is much reduced from 80 to 75 or so.But systolic did not reduced considerably. It is still around 150/80 and some times 160/80. Now i would like to take Metxl 25 mg in the morning also and discontinue Azelsartan 40 mg. My physician says in elderly patients controlling systolic pressure to 130 needs multiple drugs which can cause some side effects. Indian studies say systolic pressure 150 is ok if it is between 140 and 150, especially in those who are above 70. In some pati...

Has anybody taken Azilsartan?

As long as my wife has taken Amlodipine, her bp readings always around 120/80 or 130/80. But when she developed ankle edema, my physician stopped that drug and prescribed Cilacar (Clinidipine). After 15 days we checked her bp and found that her bp is around 160.80 or 165/84 or so. For one month she continued Cilacar. Then my doc stopped Cilacar and prescribed Azelsartan 40 mg. Even with that, her bp readings have not come down. So after one month my doc prescribed Metxl 40 mg to be taken in the night. With that drug her diastolic controlled and is showing 75 or 80, but her systolic did not come down. What to do? ## It is possible that she may need to take more than one medication to bring it under control, she may need to combine the MetXL with something else. The FDA lists the typical ...

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...

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...

coveram 10/5 substitute in India

Can you suggest a substitute tablet for Coveram 10/5 in India..... ## may i know where i will get this bp tablets in India ## Coverma 10/5 mg which medicine is suitale in indian. ## Coveram is listed as containing the active ingredients Amlodipine, and Perindopril, so you would want to look for something that contains those ingredients, either together, or separately. Coveram is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

small white round pill wih z3 on one side and nothing on the other

just a little round white pill with z3 on one side and nothing on the other ## Nothing on the other side. They where in a pile of change. ## This tablet is manufactured by Zydus Pharmaceuticals, and they list it as containing 5mgs of Amlodipine, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. NDC: 68382-0122 Its typical side effects may include nausea, headache, dizziness, increased urination, and hypotension. Inactive ingredients may include: Magnesium Stearate Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Colloidal Silicon Dioxide Cellulose, Microcrystalline Is there anything else I can help with?

amlodipine besylate 5mg side effects

Can Amlodipine Besylate 5mg cause you to retain fluid in your feet and legs? I noticed since my Mom started taking this medication, her feet and legs has been retaining lots of fluid. ## Hi Vickie, Sorry to hear about your mom's situation. According to, "swelling of the ankles or legs" is listed as a common but potentially serious side effect that should be brought to the doctor's attention immediately. They also go on to list "swelling of the feet or lower legs" in the section for rare side effects: I'd encourage you to show this article to her doctor if there are any doubts on his/her part about Amlodipine being the cause. It really seems to me as though it is - so hopefully y...

Amlodipine effects on sinuses and vertigo

What are the side effects of this drug which I am taking for elevated blood pressure? I have been experiencing some dry feeling in my sinuses and some vertigo. I wonder if it could be connected. I am taking 5 mgs a day. ## Some side effects while taking Amlodipine may be: Very often: peripheral edema (feet and ankles) - in 1 of 10 users Often: dizziness; palpitations; muscle-, stomach- or headache; dyspepsia; nausea - in 1 in 100 users Sometimes: blood disorders, development of breasts in men (gynecomastia), impotence, depression, insomnia, tachycardia - in 1 in 1,000 users Rarely: erratic behavior, hepatitis, jaundice - in 1 in 10,000 users Very rarely: hyperglycemia, tremor, Stevens-Johnson syndrome - in 1 in 100,000 users To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more ...

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 ...

Telma ch 80

My age is 65. My problem is that my bp has been up & down at night & during the day for the last 20 years. Ecg blood repots in 20 years are all ok. I take Amlodipine, Telma ch 80, and Trika 0.5 but no result has come. My bp has been 110/190 today. Thanks. ## How can I buy Telma CH 80? Does it require a prescription or is it available over the counter?

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 ...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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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