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 Norvasc Amlodipine
Amlodipine, sold under the brand name Norvasc among others, is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.[3] While calcium channel blockers are not typically recommended in heart failure, amlodipine may be used if other medications are not sufficient for high blood pressure or heart related chest pain.[4] Amlodipine is taken by mouth and has an effect for at least a day.[3] Common side effects include: swelling, feeling tired, abdominal pain, and nausea.[3] Se...
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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 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. ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Norvasc.
Wed, Aug 23 '17, 4:35 PM
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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... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Norvasc.
Fri, Aug 25 '17, 8:39 AM
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Updated 11 years ago.
Mon, Apr 10 '06, 9:51 AM
Norvasc 5 mg
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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, reduced it to one @ day. I am getting dizzyness and upset stomach and wondered if I am getting enough blood going to my head, I have three stents for blocked arteries to the heart, which is the reason for being on Norvasc ## Please see the full listing for <a href= Thank You ...
Updated 12 years ago in Norvasc.
Sun, Jun 12 '05, 10:12 PM
Norvasc 5mg
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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 ...
Updated 4 years ago in Norvasc.
Fri, Feb 22 '13, 8:49 PM
norvasc oral
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high blood pressure ...
Updated 12 years ago in Norvasc.
Sun, Sep 04 '05, 11:05 AM
G6pd and norvasc
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Can I take norvasc if I have g6pd ...
Updated 3 years ago in Norvasc.
Tue, Aug 05 '14, 7:38 AM
Plendil vs. Norvasc
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My doctor is transferring me off of Norvasc (which has worked great to keep my blood pressure under control) to Plendil because of a change in medications covered by my HMO. Has anyone else changed to Plendil and would you share with me if it worked as well as your former medication? ## Same thing happened to me, except in reverse. I had been tanking Plendil for years with great success. The Military Pharmacy switch to Norvasc. When I asked my Doctor, he said they were interchangable. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Plendil.
Mon, Aug 09 '10, 9:57 AM
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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... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Norvasc.
Thu, Jun 15 '17, 9:30 AM
norvasc side effects
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I am concerned about my mother because she is experiencing ankle edema for 3 months now while taking norvasc. and one time my mother mentioned to me she experienced epistaxis (nosebleed) while walking in the mall. she said she took norvasc that morning before going to the mall and when the nurse checked her bp it was high:160/100.after taking a rest her bp normalized. when she asked her physician then she only prescribed diuretic to subside the edema. should we change her medicine and should we be alarmed by such incidence? ## The edema is a normal side effect, however, the elevated blood pressure and nose bleed are not! I suggest speaking to her doctor. ...
Updated 9 years ago in Norvasc.
Fri, Oct 03 '08, 1:12 PM
Norvasc vs. amlodipine
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I have taken Novasc without significant side effects however amlodipine causes shortness of breath what is the difference ## Hello, Cherrylyn! How are you? It could be due to one of the inactive ingredients in the generic, they don't have to be the same as those used in the name brand. To avoid the problem, you may want to ask your doctor to prescribe it as brand medically necessary, so you no longer receive the generic fem your pharmacy. Is there anything else I can help with? ## No thank you, I've already done that. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Norvasc.
Thu, Dec 19 '13, 8:58 PM
amlodipine for norvasc
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round light blue pill with letter m on one side and A9 on the other side ## lihgt blue pill Round not sure if my mom who is in her seventies lrft them of not ## oval pinkwith c 26 inprinted on one sode. ## white round aro t100 written onone side ...
Updated 6 years ago in Amlodipine.
Fri, Dec 17 '10, 5:17 PM
side effects of Norvasc
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has anyone experienced bone and/or muscle pain after aking Norvasc for a short period of time. ...
Updated 8 years ago in Norvasc.
Tue, Dec 16 '08, 9:42 AM
Expiration Date Norvasc
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the pharmacy put the label on in such a way that you cannot read the expiration date on the bottle without tearing it; the only thing that can be seen is the bar code with the numbers 8 0069-1540-68 8, a blue outlined box with 5283 in it, a partial 2-5 above a black box with 05-6819-32 underneath the black box, and a 9802 under a smaller bar code on the opposite side ## For tablets in a pharmacy dispensed bottle, the expiration date is one year from the date you received them from the pharmacy. :-) They last longer in the original factory sealed containers, but once that has been opened and they've been exposed to the elements that can cause degradation, the one year expiration applies. After that time, they begin to lose potency. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Norvasc.
Tue, Jun 25 '13, 3:30 PM
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IS IT SAFE TO TAKE NORVASC AFTER EXPIRATION DATE ## Norvasc contains the active ingredient Amlodipine and while it doesn't get dangerous once it's past the expiration date, it can start to lose effectiveness. SInce it expired over a year ago, it isn't very likely that it will work as well as it did when it was new. Learn more Norvasc details here. Thus, it would really be best to get a new prescription. Are there any other questions or comments? ## What is the drug like lisinopril but does not have the coughing side effect? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Norvasc.
Mon, Jul 08 '13, 6:39 AM
Norvasc amlodipine dosing
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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 effect of doing this? ## Yes, that can be done, unless you've been given some specific reason why you shouldn't do so. Most doctors prescribe them to be taken in one dose, to help ensure that patients are more compliant on taking them. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 8 months ago in Norvasc.
Mon, Jan 30 '17, 10:52 PM
picture of norvasc tablets
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white round pill norvasc 10 on one side nothing on the other ## Yes, that would be exactly what it is, here is your image: Pill Image The generic drug name would be Amlodipine, this is a calcium channel blocker, it can lower blood pressure and help with the pain from angina. ...
Updated 11 years ago in Norvasc.
Tue, Jun 06 '06, 8:43 AM
Norvasc and Cozaar together
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i accidentally took amlodipine besylate 10mg(usually am) along with losartan potassium 50mg(usually pm). Will this cause a problem for me? ## Did you contact your doctor? Did you experience any problems? There aren't any dangerous interactions that I can find listed, these medications are often prescribed together to help control high blood pressure and/or treat certain cardiac conditions. However, taking them at the same time could result in some hypotension, which may make you dizzy and drowsy. If it's very severe, you may need to seek medical attention. ...
Updated 5 years ago in Norvasc.
Wed, Feb 22 '12, 4:52 PM
Ramipril instead of Norvasc
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Instaed of taking 10mg. of Ramipril & 5mg. of Norvasc, can I take 15mg of Ramipril only? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Ramipril.
Wed, Jan 22 '14, 6:56 AM

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