Amlodipine vs Bystolic

Amlodipine
(Rx)
Bystolic
(Rx)
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker.
Bystolic is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
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2.2
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.2
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.2
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 17, 2007
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,765 Discussions
5,448 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Angina
Amlodipine is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Heart Attack
#4 for Heart Failure
Bystolic is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aml
Headaches
10
Dizziness
9
Nausea
7
Tiredness
6
Cough
4
Depression
3
Swollen Ankles
3
Stomach Pain
2
Insomnia
2
Palpitations
2
Bys
Weight Gain
5
Shortness of Breath
5
Depression
4
Insomnia
3
Nausea
3
Asthma
2
Weakness
2
Hair Loss
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
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Amlodipine
Aml
Bystolic
Bys
Headaches
Aml
Bys
10
0
Dizziness
Aml
Bys
9
0
Nausea
Aml
Bys
7
3
Tiredness
Aml
Bys
6
0
Cough
Aml
Bys
4
0
Depression
Aml
Bys
3
4
Swollen Ankles
Aml
Bys
3
0
Stomach Pain
Aml
Bys
2
0
Insomnia
Aml
Bys
2
3
Palpitations
Aml
Bys
2
0
Weight Gain
Bys
Aml
5
0
Shortness of Breath
Bys
Aml
5
0
Depression
Bys
Aml
4
3
Insomnia
Bys
Aml
3
2
Nausea
Bys
Aml
3
7
Asthma
Bys
Aml
2
0
Weakness
Bys
Aml
2
0
Hair Loss
Bys
Aml
2
0
Weight Loss
Bys
Aml
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bys
Aml
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Amlodipine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Bystolic during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amlodipine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Bystolic and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amlodipine Besylate
Nebivolol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amlodipine and Bystolic: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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