Amlodipine vs Ramipril

Amlodipine
(Rx)
Ramipril
(Rx)
Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker.
Ramipril is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.2
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.0
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.2
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.1
Concern level
2.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 24, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,752 Discussions
9,511 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
Ramipril is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aml
Headaches
8
Dizziness
8
Nausea
6
Tiredness
5
Cough
4
Depression
3
Swollen Ankles
3
Stomach Pain
2
Palpitations
2
Insomnia
2
Ram
Cough
10
Tiredness
5
Dizziness
4
Weight Loss
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Nausea
3
Dry Cough
2
Depression
2
Palpitations
2
Weight Gain
2
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Amlodipine
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Headaches
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Ram
8
0
Dizziness
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Ram
8
4
Nausea
Aml
Ram
6
3
Tiredness
Aml
Ram
5
5
Cough
Aml
Ram
4
10
Depression
Aml
Ram
3
2
Swollen Ankles
Aml
Ram
3
0
Stomach Pain
Aml
Ram
2
0
Palpitations
Aml
Ram
2
2
Insomnia
Aml
Ram
2
0
Cough
Ram
Aml
10
4
Tiredness
Ram
Aml
5
5
Dizziness
Ram
Aml
4
8
Weight Loss
Ram
Aml
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Ram
Aml
3
0
Nausea
Ram
Aml
3
6
Dry Cough
Ram
Aml
2
0
Depression
Ram
Aml
2
3
Palpitations
Ram
Aml
2
2
Weight Gain
Ram
Aml
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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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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Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amlodipine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ramipril and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amlodipine Besylate
Ramipril
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amlodipine and Ramipril: 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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