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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Does Amlodipine cause Leg Swelling ?

#32 in Amlodipine discussions - 71 posts discuss Leg Swelling with Amlodipine. Leg Swelling is #32 concern in Amlodipine discussions.
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legs, a horrible side effect of Amlodipine\ My age is...
" ...legs, a horrible side effect of Amlodipine\ My age is 56 years, I am taking 5 mg amlodipine daily for the last ...itis due to amlodipine. I consulted One ...side effect of amlodipine. since 5... "

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after long term use of amlodipine? Hello, Swelling of the...
" ...legs/feet and ankles after long term use of amlodipine? Hello, ...immediate medical attention. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/amlodipine-side-effects.html... "

will stop the swelling caused by amlodipine other than...
" ...condition but MANY people get leg swelling from Norvasc (I did.) Some ...different and often nothing will stop the swelling caused by amlodipine other than stopping the drug.... "

in that I have been on Amlodipine and now am on Nifedipine...
" ...I take both Rapamune and ...have been on Amlodipine and now am on Nifedipine and neither has caused any swelling. I do realize that there are a variety of causes of feet and leg swelling in... "

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the possible side effects of Amlodipine (which is...
" Swelling of the legs and ankles is listed as one of the serious side effects of taking Norvasc. You can find information ...section describing the possible side effects of Amlodipine (which is t... "

I experience all the symptoms described, from the headaches...
" Amlodipine Hi, This a very interesting forum. I'm a 47 year old male and I have been taking Amlodopine for about nine months now and I experience all the symptoms described, from the headaches t... "

I was put on: Amlodipine 5mg, Furosemide 40 mg., carvedilol...
" ...showed that I have an enlarged heart, my blood presuure was really high and I was put on: Amlodipine 5mg, Furosemide 40 mg., ...than ever, I have developed swelling in the legs,ankles, and feet,... "

been taking the generic I have experience a hoarse voice...
" ...and leg swelling I was on Norvasc 10mg with no side affects. When I ...available which is Amlodipine. In the two months I have been taking the generic I have experience a hoarse voice, extreme s... "

controlled only with a CCB (having a terrible leg swelling...
" ...back Amlodipine, the Bp became abnormally high.He tried changing to many many drugs, nothing actually worked, and the BP got controlled only with a CCB (having a terrible leg swelling side-... "

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feel with it. But my doctor is reluctant to take me off it...
" ...they rarely work. Amlodipine is a nightmare med for many people. My legs are swollen, I'm tired beyond belief and don't feel with it. But my doctor is reluctant to take me off it because I've had... "

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