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Norvasc vs Verapamil

Norvasc
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Verapamil
Other name: Amlodipine (Amlodipine)
Other name: Calan (Calan)
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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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Verapamil (brand names: Isoptin, Verelan, Verelan PM, Calan, Bosoptin, Covera-HS) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, ...
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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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Verapamil (brand names: Isoptin, Verelan, Verelan PM, Calan, Bosoptin, Covera-HS) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, ...
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you that Norvasc can cause the ringing in the ears. Bo...
" Carol, I looked up both Norvasc and Verapamil in one of my drug ...no surprise to you that Norvasc can cause the ringing in the ears. Both of ...sure that some people have nightmares while on this drug.... "

and although I am not on Norvasc, I do take a potassium...
" ...problem and although I am not on Norvasc, I do take a potassium ...Con(perscription) along with my BP pill(verapamil) and my water pill(Avalide).... "

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all this, was on verapamil, norvasc and one other to try a...
" ...to help all this, was on verapamil, norvasc and one other to try ...makes me feel. I'm having alot of probs with shortness of breath and palps now, so ...was wondering what the coreg is? Glad it helps... "

mom takes verapamil 120 mg (suppose to be 240 mg) and she...
" My mom takes verapamil 120 mg (suppose to be ...four or five weeks. Like Lenin, she tried norvasc and toprol xl and they ...were the worst. She took lisinopril for many yrs but... "

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at some point- I tried Norvasc which is also a calcium...
" ...my vision is a mess- still need something to help with those. I want to try verapamil at some point- I tried Norvasc which is also a calcium channel blocker but it made all my symptoms... "

headaches. They switched her to Norvasc which she hated a...
" My sister had to discontinue verapamil because of frequent headaches. They switched her to Norvasc which she hated and then to Ziac (a beta-blocker) which she ALSO hated. Last week she started... "

his normal. I started norvasc 5mgs a wk ago and i ta...
" ...and did my bp test. It read 173/100 w/ pulse 99. My bp runs high anyway but not after exercise. Is this normal. I started norvasc 5mgs a wk ago and i take lasix 20 and verapamil... "

and discovered verapamil can also cause breast cancer and...
" ...did a search and discovered verapamil can also cause breast cancer and breast ...enlargement. My mother has been on verapamil sine 1999, and last yr. ...is attributing this to the verapamil, and her doctor... "

My only experience was was Norvasc and the ankle swelling...
" ...certain people?? My only experience was was Norvasc and the ankle swelling was ...he has any samples of verapamil, diltiazem, or nifedipine and try ...to your legs. Give the Norvasc a week to get out... "

higher dose, so he switched me to 120 mg of verapamil...
" ...Hi everyone, I was on 5mg of bystolic and was having problems exercising. So i went down to 2.5mg and i felt much better but my doctor said i needed to be on another medication because when i was in... "

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