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Amlodipine is taken for: High Blood Pressure Angina

Amlodipine

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Other names: Norvasc
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Amlodipine (as besylate, mesylate or maleate) is a long-acting calcium channel blocker (dihydropyridine (DHP) class) used as an anti-h...
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Amlodipine for High Blood Pressure
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Does Amlodipine cause Dizzy ?

Dizzy is a known side effect of Amlodipine
#2 in Amlodipine discussions - 599 posts discuss Dizzy with Amlodipine. Dizzy is #2 concern in Amlodipine discussions.
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" ...amlodipine 5mg for 2yrs in May,I had a 24hr monitor put on about 2 wks later, my BP was 140 over 90. I had another 24hr monitor 2 wks ago and my average BP is now 117 over 67. In the last few days ... "

" ...most definitely make you feel down. With a 25% function ...medication and maybe taper down on some of them. Amlodipine made me feel very dizzy due to it doing its job and bringing my... "

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" ...dystolic stayed high. Added amlodipine 2.5 mg 2 weeks ago. Combination of meds seem to have brought on dizziness, feeling faint, low energy, & rapid hair loss. BP under control,... "

" ...room doctors put me on Lisinopril--20 mg and 10mg Amlodipine. This was a little over a week ago. Now I suffer from Leg cramps, arm cramps, dizziness, and general fatigue.... "

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" ...I been on Amlodipine for over a year. I have suffered from dizziness, light headedness, heart racing out of nowhere, ...last week. I was wondering how long does the side effects of the AM stick... "

" ...my BP remained high (stage 1). Recently I started feeling dizzy and hazy like I'm floating plus a funny feeling at the back of the neck. I also developed a dull pain at the pelvis (left side) plus... "

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" ...to be OK. Last month these were substituted for a different brand...Amlovasc which are also Amlodipine. My Doctor told me it is just a different brand but trust me, I really have had a... "

" ...lost over 2stone. BP now 130/70. Experiencing continual awful dry tickly cough and dizziness and doc decided to change me onto amlodipine 5mg. Have only been on this for just over a week and... "

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" ...added to my regimen (toprol amlodipine). Initially BP lowered to 120/70 but over 3 years time BP is rising as are side effects: particularly dizziness and numbness in my ...I assume that diovan... "

" ...gave me amlodipine 5mg, I am on 100mg losatan and also 100mg attenolol. I have been advised to take this combination indefinately. However nearly every day since I sometimes feel dizzy and and... "

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