Amlodipine vs Metoprolol

Amlodipine
(Rx)
Metoprolol
(Rx)
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker.
Metoprolol is a cardiovascular medication (link kb-display="Beta Blockers"beta blocker/link).
Satisfaction Score
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2.2
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.2
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.5
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,784 Discussions
26,543 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 Anxiety
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Palpitations
#6 for PVC's
#7 for Arrythmia
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Migraines
#12 for Angina
#13 for Heart Failure
#14 for Shaking
Metoprolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, PVC's, Arrythmia, Chest Pain and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
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
Met
Shortness of Breath
4
Depression
4
Nausea
3
Weight Gain
3
Insomnia
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Hair Loss
2
Cough
2
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Amlodipine
Aml
Metoprolol
Met
Headaches
Aml
Met
10
0
Dizziness
Aml
Met
9
0
Nausea
Aml
Met
7
3
Tiredness
Aml
Met
6
0
Cough
Aml
Met
4
2
Depression
Aml
Met
3
4
Swollen Ankles
Aml
Met
3
0
Stomach Pain
Aml
Met
2
0
Insomnia
Aml
Met
2
2
Palpitations
Aml
Met
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Met
Aml
4
0
Depression
Met
Aml
4
3
Nausea
Met
Aml
3
7
Weight Gain
Met
Aml
3
0
Insomnia
Met
Aml
2
2
Weakness
Met
Aml
2
0
Weight Loss
Met
Aml
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Aml
2
0
Hair Loss
Met
Aml
2
0
Cough
Met
Aml
2
4
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amlodipine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Amlodipine Besylate
Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amlodipine and Metoprolol: 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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