Felodipine

FDA Approved: * November 2, 2004
Pharm Company: * MUTUAL PHARM
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Felodipine Overview

Felodipine is a medication of the calcium channel blocker type which is used to treat high blood pressure. It was patented in 1978 and approved for medical use in 1988.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 3 Interactions 4 Mechanism of action 5 Chemistry 6 History 7 Society and culture 8 References Medical uses Felodipine is used to treat high blood pressure and stable angina.[1][3] It should not be used for people who are pregn...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felodipine

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Felodipine should i stop?

In January i noticed a flat red rash on the inside lower leg. After many blood tests (all negative) and seeing doctors and dermatologists i couldn't find anyone who knew what it was. My lower legs are now very swollen with fluid. I recently paid to see a new dermatologist who examined my skin from head to foot and knew immediately that the cause was Felodipine. I told my doctor this and he has reduced the dose from 5mg to 2.5mg. Since this i have had a copy letter from dermatologist to suggest stopping the medication for 6 weeks. I would like anyone's thoughts on this. I have not heard anything frim GP so feel like stopping taking this completely. ## Have you set up an appointment with your GP, or did you just send them a copy of the letter from your dermatologist? Unfortunately...

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Stop taking Felodipine

I've been taking Felodipine and Indapamide for 6 months. They were prescribed by a Hypertensive Specialist for high bp. Both of these prescriptions are non refillable through pharmacy. I have no intention of returning to see this doctor. There are maybe 10 tablets of each for the next 10 days or so before they run out. Is there a way to gradually reduce these meds so they can be stopped altogether? Any information is more than welcome. ## Why are you no longer going to see that doctor? If you have high blood pressure and do not get it under control, you could be risking a heart attack, stroke, or congestive heart failure, any of which could be fatal, according to NIH records. As someone that has experienced congestive heart failure, please allow me to state that passing out in the E...

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feloditine

blood pressure ## Did you possible mean Felodipine? Can you please post back with the markings, so I can double check? It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension, and increased urination.

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metroplol/hydrochlorothiz

I am traveling. I take one 5 mg of felodipine daily and one 25 mg of metoprlol daily. I accidentally forgot to bring me metoprolol. My husband in also one blood pressure meds... Could I take his 25 mg of hydrochlorothiaz in for a few days until I can get my prescription filled? My blood pressure has risen since I ran out of it. Thank for any help you can give me. ## They are not equivalent medications, and you should not switch, without medical approval. How high has your blood pressure risen? Can you call your doctor for advice? They may be able to call in a prescription for your Metoprolol to wherever you are traveling. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension.

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Muscle weakness, Felodiplne

If I get a little breathless I get a nasty pain high up in my back, also happens if I carry something heavy. X-rays are normal. This started when I started Felodipine 2.5mg. I feel weak and so tired. BP is 120-140,pulse 50-65. I want to stop this drug, I have tried amlodiplne, lercanidipine- more side effects, also on bisoprolol. GP not happy to stop. ## j ai arrete ce medicament car je me sentais tres fatiguej avais l impression de peser 3 tonnes

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Can I take felodipine 2.5 mg twice a day

I take felodipine 2.5 mg in the morning, but my blood pressure rises at night. Can I take another tablet at night? ## it should be taken according to your doctor's instructions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. What time of night does it raise? What types of foods do you eat? Is it after activity? Are you on any other medications? How high have the readings been?

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brown pill 34

brown or tan round pill. number 34 on one side and 10 on other. 1/2in wide 3/8in thick. ## Hello, Randall! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Torrent Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 10mgs of Felodipine, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Felodipine Cessation

I have another question pending about discontinuing Indapamide, with my doctor's permission. However, I discovered that the palpitations I was experiencing every morning started after taking Felodipine 10mg. I've taken this for many years and I'm not sure why I have this side effect now. This is the second day without taking it, and so far, I've had no palpitations. My blood pressure is normal to low normal and I check it daily. I also take Irbesartan and Atenolol along with Spironolactone for lowering blood pressure. I take Levothyroxine (88 mcg, 5 days a week-it was lowered two years ago). I've lost 50 pounds and at have least 40 more to lose. I'll be 72 in a matter of days and, with the weight loss, I feel that I need to be more cautious with the medications I...

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felodipine 2.5mg tab

high blood pressure ## Felodipine is a calcium channel blocker (calcium antagonist)... a drug used to control hypertension (high blood pressure). To view detailed information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns regarding this drug, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ## I'm starting 2.5 Felodipine tomorrow. Any advice? I'm worried about the bloating side effect. My BP was in the 140/85 range, so I'm surprised I have to do this. I'm nervous about it.

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Felodipine - effect of ambient temperature

My BP has been well controlled in the UK on 10mg daily +a diuretic. However, after coming to Florida on vacation where temps have been around 80-90+ degrees I felt terrible after playing golf despite taking a large intake of water and salts during the round. On arriving back 'home' I checked my BP which was 90/58! I found I had to reduce my Felodipine to 2.5mg and stop the diuretic because even sitting out in the sun for an hour dropped my BP. I am a retired doctor and had never seen or read about this effect though when considering Feloipines mode of action it seems logical though I agree these observations could lead to a teleological conclusion. However, I felt other users should be aware ofthem. Stopping the diuretic (indapamide) alone had no effect. ## I am very sorry about...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Felodipine
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Felodipine: (71 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0378-5011 Felodipine 2.5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5012 Felodipine 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5013 Felodipine 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0603-3581 Felodipine 2.5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-3582 Felodipine 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-3583 Felodipine 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0615-6572 Felodipine 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-6573 Felodipine 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 13668-132 Felodipine 2.5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 13668-133 Felodipine 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 13668-134 Felodipine 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 23155-048 Felodipine 2.5 mg by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-049 Felodipine 5 mg by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 23155-050 Felodipine 10 mg by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 42291-286 Felodipine 2.5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-287 Felodipine 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Avkare, Inc.
  • 42291-288 Felodipine 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Avkare, Inc.
  • 45865-445 Felodipine 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Medsource Pharmaceuticals
  • 45865-446 Felodipine 5 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Medsource Pharmaceuticals
  • 49349-191 Felodipine 5 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 51 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Felodipine or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Felodipine Topics:

Felodipine should i stop?
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felodipine 2.5mg tab
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Felodipine
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Felodipine Cessation
I have another question pending about discontinuing Indapamide, with my doctor's permission. However, I discovered t... 1 reply
Felodipine - effect of ambient temperature
My BP has been well controlled in the UK on 10mg daily +a diuretic. However, after coming to Florida on vacation where t... 1 reply
Felodipine Er 10 Mg
HI, I am on Felodipine Er10mg last month the pill color was light blue and M, F13 on thesides. I just pickup the pill th... 1 reply
Can I take felodipine 2.5 mg twice a day
I take felodipine 2.5 mg in the morning, but my blood pressure rises at night. Can I take another tablet at night? ## it... 1 reply
Stop taking Felodipine
I've been taking Felodipine and Indapamide for 6 months. They were prescribed by a Hypertensive Specialist for high ... 2 replies
Atorvastatin or Felodipine - blood thinner?
I'm getting a colon test done and can’t take blood thinners. Is Atorvastatin or Felodipine a blood thinner? Sh... 1 reply
sandez felodipine do
Blue/grey capsule ## Sorry, I have to suggest that you ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. This is not a... 1 reply




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