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Amlodipine vs Clonidine

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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...
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Clonidine is a sympatholytic medication used to treat medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, some pain conditions, ADHD and anxiety/panic disorder. It is a direct-acting alpha-2 adrenergic receptor adrenergic agonist.Action as an imidazoline re...
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About Amlodipine
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...
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Clonidine is a sympatholytic medication used to treat medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, some pain conditions, ADHD and anxiety/panic disorder. It is a direct-acting alpha-2 adrenergic receptor adrenergic agonist.Action as an imidazoline re...
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o continue as usual Will -S amlodipine reduce his s...
" ...and Amlodepine 10 mg.and Clonidine 150 mcg twice He had Mild ectasia in coronoray angiography. Internist changed his drugs from AS amlodipine was causing edema,his iternist ...as usual Will -S amlodipine... "

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with amlodipine and I have experienced horrible side effects...
" I am on sixth day of this along with amlodipine and I have experienced horrible side effects from both. swelling, fatigue, ...am nervous anyway, I didn't like clonidine, so they gave me these 2... "

med combo finally that works for me with no side effects....
" dosing off of clonidine after 4 years of use. Having very flu like aches and sweats and chills. Also stiff muscles. Wondering if anyone is familiar with this med. I found a med combo finally... "

s 123/79. I also take Amlodipine 5mg 2x daily with it. It...
" ...was 123/79. I also take Amlodipine 5mg 2x daily with ...them. This new one Clonidine was rough at first. I got dizy about an hour after taking it and couldnt focus and that went away after a few doses... "

me fall asleep. I was on amlodipine for about a week but...
" I was on clondine, apparently this was the culprit ...me fall asleep. I was on amlodipine for about a... "

the docs put me on 10mg Amlodipine and 50mg Metoprolol...
" ...kidney transplant, the docs put me on 10mg Amlodipine and 50mg Metoprolol and took me off Clonidine. The Metoprolol really lowers your ...I ended up with 10mg Amlodipine, 12.5mg Metoprolol and .03... "

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t to sleep constantly and making my muscles very weak. I h...
" ...myself off both the .5 Amlodipine and .1 Clonidine combo. I ...very confident that the Amlodipine alone was the culprit in making me want to sleep constantly and making my muscles very weak. I hope you... "

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amlodipine and I still am having BP problems..... seems...
" I do understand that stubbone BP I take atenolol, lisinopril, cozaar, clonidine, amlodipine and I still am having BP problems..... seems like its always around 150/100..... but hey... "

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clonidine gradually and put me on amlodipine. My heart rate...
" ...into the 50's. The doctor put me on clonidine along with Lisinopril and ...an appointment with him. When I did see the specialist, he took me off clonidine gradually and put me on amlodipine. My heart... "

this drug. When taking it with amlodipine I thought I was...
" ...hate this drug. When taking it with amlodipine I thought I was ...felt fine. Then I wanted to get off the clonidine after reading all of ...for heroin addicts and the withdrawal symptoms from clonidine are... "

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