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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Amlodipine
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Clonidine
Other name: Norvasc (Norvasc)
Other name: Catapres (Catapres)
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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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Headaches
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Dizzy
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Nausea
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Tiredness
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Cough
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Low Blood Pressure
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Depression
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Swollen Ankles
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Stomach Pain
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Sleepy
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Drowsy
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Seizures
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Weight Gain
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Redness
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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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About Clonidine
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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to continue as usual Will -S amlodipine reduce his...
" ...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 ...usual Will -S amlodipine reduce... "

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with amlodipine and I have experienced horrible side effects...
" ...on sixth day of this along with amlodipine and I have experienced horrible side effects from both. ...anyway, I didn't like clonidine, so they gave me these 2 (amlodipine/lisinopril). I will... "

was 123/79. I also take Amlodipine 5mg 2x daily with it....
" ...take Amlodipine ...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 and horrible dry mouth i mean horrible to the poi... "

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

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 ...ended up with 10mg Amlodipine, 12.5mg Metoprolol and .0... "

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me want to sleep constantly and making my muscles very weak...
" ...off both the .5 Amlodipine and .1 Clonidine combo. ...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...
" ...the 50's. The doctor put me on clonidine along with Lisinopril ...an appointment with him. When I did see the specialist, he took me off clonidine gradually and put me on amlodipine. My heart ra... "

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

on 1 Amlodipine (generic norvasc), 4 Clonidine, and 1 water...
" I'm on 1 Amlodipine (generic norvasc), 4 Clonidine, and 1 water pill Hydro...something ...need to add 2 more Clonidine a day in the middle... "

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