Active Ingredient(s): Amlodipine
FDA Approved: * July 31, 1992
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
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".

Norvasc Overview

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.[6] While not typically recommended in heart failure, amlodipine may be used if other medications are not sufficient for treating high blood pressure or heart-related chest pain.[7] It is taken by mouth and has an effect that lasts for at least a day.[6] Common side effects include swelling, feeling tired, abdominal pain, and nausea.&...

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prestiq-No Hot Flashes!

My doctor gave me prestiq about 6 weeks ago, because we were having no luck controlling my hotflases with hormones. I had a complete hysterectomy @ 37 a year ago and the flashes were a nightmare! This medicine almost COMPLETELY stopped the hotflashes and helped with the mood swings! I was amazed that an antidepressent was the answer! FYI, I also sleep better and have been diagnosed with figromyalgia, which the symptoms are a little more tolerable. ## Some of the things I have read about Prestique are scary. My sister takes it and it has stopped her hot flashes and it has improved her mood. Medco does not cover it and I was wondering how much it costs? I also have high blood pressure (controlled on Norvasc) do you know if that would be a problem? ## It has become increasingly more common...

Norvasc 5mg

blood pressure medication ## I had been taking different kind of medication to control my high blood pressure, finally i am taking norvasc 5mg, is fine, but I noticed that my ankles and feet are swelling, is this normal?l. Can someone answer me. Thanks. ## My doctor had changed me the high blood pressure medication three times, finally he prescribed Norvasv 5mg and I have the same problem like Diana. I went to see the doctor and he told me that the swelling is the side effect of this medication. He prescribed me water pills to take for this condition. Diana,you need to talk to you doctor about, maybe he will change the medication or he will give you water pills to solve the problem ## Can I take norvasc and fertility blend sp-1 ## That is correct, the edema can be a side effect of this ...


I am concerned about taking both prescriptions, as I am tired all the time. I tell my Dr., but he says if it keeps the pressure down keep taking them. Just wondered if I am the only one out there feeling this way. ## no i feel the same way very tired all the time can not even clean house ## That is a nornal side effect for these, it should, however, wear off after a few weeks as your body adjusts to the med and the change in your blood pressure. If it doesn't, then please speak to your doctor again and make sure to stress how severe it is. ## i also take both medicines norvasac and linsopril. I just started and yes, it makes me tired. ## I take Lisinopril/HCTZ, Lipitor, and Norvasc (1 year). I've been running for years, but can barley run 5 minutes without back and leg pain. I...

All about Neurogen E

Can Neurogen E help me cure arthritis? Is there no side effect in taking this? Can i take it every day? ## Neurogen-E is a nutritional supplement, it contains a complex of B vitamins and vitamin E. It's often given to people with conditions such as yours, because a deficiency in these vital nutrients can aggravate your condition. However, since it is not an actual medication, the side effect profiles for it have not been studied, as is done for actual drugs. Some people have reported nausea, after taking it, though. Has your doctor advised you to use this? ## oh now i know why i suffer from nausea every morning, it is because i take Neurogen -E. Is there any alternative supplement for this? ## Tasy, any alternative you take, that still has the large amount of B Vitamins in it is lik...

interaction between norvasc cialis and flomax

My husband's age is 69. He is taking Amlodipine Besylate 5mg. He has just been prescribed Cialis and Flomax 0.4mg. for ED and BPH. Is there any "current" research showing a risk for lowering blood pressure to a dangerous low when taking all 3 meds conurrently? I have read that the FDA approved Cialis for urinary symptoms of prostate enlargement in 2011. His urinary problem is not severe...why could he not use Cialis to treat both ED & BPH and drop the Flomax? Also he plans to have cataract surgery and I have read that IFIS is caused by alpha blockers & can complicate surgery even months after stopping use of Flomax. ( He has not filled the RX for Cialis nor Flomax yet). Thank you for your time.

round white pill 243

Hello this white pill with 243 on it should be a generic name for norvasc 10mg its should be the generic name amlodipine besylate 10mg ## Yes, that is correct. That tablet with the U 243 marking does contain 10mgs of Amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker. This medication is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Typical side effects may include dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, headache, increased urination, stomach pain and dry cough. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I I'm taking Amlodipine Besylate 10mg tab 128 c. When I went to go get my 3 month refill they gave me 243 u 10mg. Is that the same medication? Why is the pill much bigger. Please advise.

Im Taking Norvas ,Potassium Running Low,

potassium low. i take norvas, my doctor nurse called and told me to stop taking potassium, it was in my blood pressure medication. i have been taking noras for 15 years, in the last year , which a potassum pill was called in for me. never have they told me to stop. i do regular check up on my blood work. when my potassium is built up i stop the potassium. i dont want to have heart problems because my potassium running low. what is my answer? ## It is best to follow the instructions as provided by your doctor, having potassium levels that are too high can be just as dangerous as having potassium levels that are too low. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Norvasc as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How are you doing, now? Has the...


I started taking 10 mg of Norvasc 4 days ago and my feet & ankels were swollen to capacity...they almost hurt and they felt very hot-it was given to me for high blood pressure only. ## This is one of the bad side effects of the drug. I've been taking Norvasc for almost 6 years now. It had the same effect on me and I can only take 5 mg. a day without the swelling. I have also developed a rash on my lower legs as well and was told by a dermatologist that it could be from the medicine. I take 3 drugs to try and control my BP but I have yet to find anything that controls things. I've had hypertension for 20 years now and I fear that any day I will have a stroke or heart attack or kidney problems. Hope you will talk to your doctor about your ankles swelling. Most people have that...


Any feedback on side effects from taking Norvasc? ## I want to know if anyone has bad leg cramps from this rxs.or any other side effectts. ## My daughter just started taking it and didn't complain of leg cramps, but she did have increased urination ## Just started taking it yesterday, and noticed that my head was hot and cheeks were flush. Had massive headache too. No leg cramps yet. Have you noticed if these side effects go away with prolonged use? ## These are common side-effects when someone first starts using Norvasc: Headache, stomach pain or gas, nausea, vomiting, facial flushing, drowsiness or dizziness, unusual weakness or tiredness . Most side effect do go away after your body adjust to the med, it can vary from person to person, but it usually takes approximately 2 weeks. ...

Can coveram can high my creatinine and potassium

My nephrologist change my medicine norvasc to coveram im afraid to take it because somebody told me covernam can high my creatinine and potassium is it true? ## Yes, it may cause such issues as a side effect, according to the NIH, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination. However, not everyone experiences such side effects, so the only way to find out if you will is by actually trying the medication. The same risks were associated with the Norvasc. Are you on any other medications? ## Yes its true the coveram make high my creatine so my doctor gave me nebovolol nebilet. So im taking nebivolol in the morning and norvasc in the evening. Im also taking ketobest 3 times a day fortifer fa once a day atorvastain atenurix and polynerv 1000. And also ptu, i have anemia hy...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 2.5mg/10mg, 5mg/10mg, 5mg/20mg
  • Solution: 1mg/ml
  • Suspension: 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Norvasc: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-1520 Norvasc 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-1530 Norvasc 5 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-1540 Norvasc 10 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 21695-151 Norvasc 5 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 49999-478 Norvasc 10 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supplies Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 52125-071 Norvasc 10 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 55154-2708 Norvasc 5 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55154-2710 Norvasc 10 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 55289-103 Norvasc 5 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Amlodipine or a similar ingredient: (27 results)

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Any feedback on side effects from taking Norvasc? ## I want to know if anyone has bad leg cramps from this rxs.or any ot... 26 replies
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Norvasc 5mg
blood pressure medication ## I had been taking different kind of medication to control my high blood pressure, finally i... 4 replies
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what are the side effects to this drug ? ## I was taking 5mg twice @ day, but because of low blood pressure my dr, reduc... 2 replies
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Hi! Is it ok to split the dose of amlodipine; 5mg in the morning and 5mg in the evening? What could be the possible effe... 1 reply
NORVASC - Any problems reducing dosage?
I have been taking 10 mg of Norvasc daily for a year and a half and have suffered all the negative side effects. I also ... 1 reply
Norvasc and Cozaar together
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norvasc side effects
I am concerned about my mother because she is experiencing ankle edema for 3 months now while taking norvasc. and one ti... 1 reply
Can Norvasc Lisinoprill And Tramadol Be Taken Together
I take Norvasc and lisinopril for blood pressure and I was wondering if I could that tramadol while taking the other two... 1 reply

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