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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 vs Ramipril

Amlodipine
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Ramipril
Other name: Norvasc (Norvasc)
Other name: Altace (Altace)
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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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Ramipril (marketed as Prilace by Arrow Pharmaceuticals in Australia, Ramipro by Westfield Pharma in the Philippines, Tritace by Sanofi-Aventis and Altace by King Pharmaceuticals in the United States) is an ACE inhibitor, used to t...
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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 Ramipril
Ramipril (marketed as Prilace by Arrow Pharmaceuticals in Australia, Ramipro by Westfield Pharma in the Philippines, Tritace by Sanofi-Aventis and Altace by King Pharmaceuticals in the United States) is an ACE inhibitor, used to t...
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nd swollen, still feel dizzy at times and really tired....
" ...BP. eventually started on ramipril 5mg six months ago. Have started eating a healthier diet and more active. Have lost over 2stone. BP now 130/70. Experiencing continual awful dry tickly cough and... "

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am on Ramipril 10 mg and Amlodipine 10 mg. The problem I h...
" ...medication in February 2013. I am on Ramipril 10 mg and Amlodipine 10 mg. The problem I have now is ...mg, it makes me feel so dizzy and really weak. I ...was the same with Indapamide dizzy spells the... "

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oo take amlodipine & ramipril and have the same problem of a...
" I take 1 5mg of amlodipine and 1 5mg of lisinopril and day but have notice my hair thinning so have? Yes, high BP meds do tend to thin the hair, I too take amlodipine & ramipril and have the same... "

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ses.The itching has improved a bit and the rash hasn'...
" Ramipril: Had taken it for over 10 years before developing a chronic cough. Losartan: Broke out in ...rash after 2 days. Amlodipine: Current med. My PC doc said that these are all from different... "

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am definitely noticing the fluid retention happening fr...
" ...was on Amlodipine and Ramipril - but got the cough, not too bad - ...at all! I was switched from Ramipril to Irbesarten, and the ...a higher dose of Amlodipine - am definitely noticing the fluid retention... "

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ses.The itching has improved a bit and the rash hasn'...
" Ramipril: Had taken it for over 10 years before developing a chronic cough. Losartan: Broke out in ...rash after 2 days. Amlodipine: Current med. My PC doc said that these are all from different... "

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lightly swollen then this evening I have a red itchy rash...
" ...Ive been taking Amlodipine for 2 weeks and the last few days have noticed that my feet are very red and slightly swollen then this evening I have a red itchy rash on both ankes. Looks ...I was put on... "

(amlodipine) for over a year without any side effects at...
" I've been taking both ramipril and amlovasc (amlodipine) for over a year without any side effects at all. I also... "

10mg . Havnt had any side effects like coughing or...
" I take ramipril 10mg ,and i take amlodipine 10mg . Havnt had any side effects like coughing or weight... "

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igh bp currently taking 10mg amlodipine which they hope to c...
" ...now after tx im having same trouble as mike high bp currently taking 10mg amlodipine which they hope to change to ramipril 3 months post tx... "

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