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Amlodipine vs. Bystolic for High Blood Pressure

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Amlodipine

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Other Names: Norvasc

Bystolic

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/ 2,720 posts
Other Names: Nebivolol
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 6,041 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 2,720 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Amlodipine (as besylate, mesylate or maleate) is a long-acting calcium channel blocker (dihydropyridine (DHP) class) used as an anti-hypertensive and in the treatment of Angina pectoris. Like other calcium channel blockers, amlodipine acts by relaxing th... Read more on Wikipedia
Nebivolol is a beta blocker with nitric oxide-potentiating vasodilatory effect used in treatment of hypertension and, in Europe, also for left ventricular failure. It is highly cardioselective under certain circumstances but has less robust evidence of s... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Little Foot
July 12, 2014
Little Foot wrote
My experience with Bystolic! Not good!
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By Kofi
June 22, 2014
Kofi wrote
sexual dysfunction
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By Concerned wife
June 1, 2014
Concerned wife wrote
Bystolic and paranoia
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By Amlodipine disaster
April 3, 2014
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Side effects and withdrawal from Amlodipine.
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By Lisa
April 2, 2014
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amlodopine
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By Lenoranne
January 17, 2014
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Amlodipine
Amlodipine side effects for me were extreme fatigue and muscle weakness. Burning sensation throughout my whole body, pins and needles all over. I didn't sweat the small stuff like constipation and gas, vertigo, sore joints and insomnia at first. Took it for 2 yrs because my doctor had also prescribed Buspar for anxiety. When I got horribly sick and I wanted to take myself off, she said if I did she wouldn't treat me anymore. Went to some one else, took myself off the Buspar but continued Amlodi
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By Diovan
August 29, 2013
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Diovan doses needed
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By pat
August 20, 2013
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side effects of bystolic
I have been noticing joint discomfort since I have taking this prescription
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What patients are saying about Amlodipine vs. Bystolic

48 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
more stamina, etc. Haven't experienced any side effects...
...and 1 amlodipine in the morning. Also take coumadine as I have a mechanical aortic heart valve. No more drowsiness, extreme tiredness, more stamina, etc. Haven't experienced any side effects at al...
same side effects that are making me change from Bystolic...
...take Bystolic ...The doctor has prescribed amlodipine and an anti-anxiety medication. The problem is that Amlodipine has many of the same side effects that are making me change from Bystolic. ...
was that my legs were extremely swollen and I had tingling...
...me stop taking Amlodipine after I had taken it for almost a year. The reason was that my legs were extremely swollen and I had tingling sensations in them. ...I am now taking Bystolic to repl...
the amlodipine probably caused my after-meal blood sugar...
...you are still taking Bystolic and will continue ...I said, the amlodipine probably caused my after-meal blood ...somehow. So, while I'm encouraged that Bystolic seems to be better than Amlod...
lowered it (while causing other problems!). Have...
...your post. I do plan to keep taking the Bystolic for a ...rise! Even the Amlodipine lowered it (while causing other problems!). Have you...
don't believe Bystolic is effective for me. It may require...
...started taking Bystolic 2.5 weeks ago,stared with ...to 10 MG off amlodipine-benaz 10/40MG, blood pressure has ...bathroom. I don't believe Bystolic is effective for me. It may require lowe...
for my HBP. I was on Amlodipine for a about a month, but...
Bystolic for high blood pressure\ Still trying to find the best med for my HBP. I was on Amlodipine for a about a ...room. But he has now hyped on Bystolic. It is a beta...
for my HBP. I was on Amlodipine for a about a month, but...
Bystolic for high blood pressure Still ...for my HBP. I was on Amlodipine for a about a ...performance in the weight room. But he has now hyped on Bystolic. It is a beta blocker, but at low...
surgery but still take Bystolic, amlodipine. They may have...
...4 of my pills after surgery but still take Bystolic, amlodipine. They may have to add HCT or Diovan or something else that I was on before. Have some fluid retention about 8 pounds...
they have put him on the bystolic along with losartan and...
...On Losartan, amlodipine and citalopram my husband had a pacemaker put in july 24th and prior to that had been dizzy & ...they have put him on the bystolic along with losartan and amlodipine. hi...
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