Amlodipine vs Nifedipine

Amlodipine
Nifedipine
Other name: Norvasc Norvasc
Other name: Procardia Procardia
Satisfaction Score
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2.2
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.2
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.3
Concern level
1.9
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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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Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou...
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Top Concerns
Aml
Headaches
10
Dizziness
9
Nausea
7
Tiredness
6
Cough
4
Swollen Ankles
3
Depression
3
Stomach Pain
2
Insomnia
2
Palpitations
2
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Nif
Headaches
8
Spasms
5
Dizziness
3
Bleeding
3
Depression
2
Hypertensive Crisis
2
Tiredness
2
Itching
2
Cramping
2
Burning
2
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7
0
Tiredness
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6
2
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4
0
Swollen Ankles
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3
0
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3
2
Stomach Pain
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2
0
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2
0
Palpitations
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2
0
Headaches
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8
10
Spasms
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5
0
Dizziness
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3
9
Bleeding
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3
0
Depression
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2
3
Hypertensive Crisis
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Aml
2
0
Tiredness
Nif
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2
6
Itching
Nif
Aml
2
0
Cramping
Nif
Aml
2
0
Burning
Nif
Aml
2
0
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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 Nifedipine
Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou...
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