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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Norvasc vs Verapamil

Norvasc
VS.
Verapamil
Other name: Amlodipine Amlodipine
Other name: Calan Calan
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
1.6
Concern level
3.7
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.8
Concern level
3.5
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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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Tiredness
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Headaches
7
Dizzy
6
Depression
4
Cough
4
Weight Loss
4
Allergies
4
Spasms
4
Weight Gain
4
Nausea
3
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Dizzy
10
Tiredness
7
Vertigo
6
Depression
4
PVC's
4
Palpitations
4
Shortness of Breath
4
Nausea
3
Peyronie's Disease
3
Constipation
3
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About Norvasc
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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she is still on the verapamil and clonidine. After...
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" ...mom lost 50 lbs and she got off the norvasc. she is still on the verapamil and clonidine. After about a yr or so her... "

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one, I take Verapamil)and my doctor also recommends th...
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" ...calcium channel blockers for years (Norvasc is one, I take Verapamil)and my doctor also recommends that I take calcium, which I do, with no... "

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especially since being on norvasc. Zuzu told me to...
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" ...won't stabilize especially since being on norvasc. Zuzu told me to give ...results. Right now im taking norvasc 5mg, verapamil 240, and lasix 20 and... "

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t the Norvasc is dramatically less expensive than the previo...
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" ...is exactly what the cardio told me to keep an eye out for, though I thought he said to watch for it in the ankle. Or leg? Anyway, I'll read the sheet on it closely. He prescribed Norvasc.... "

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you that Norvasc can cause the ringing in the ears. Bo...
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" 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.... "

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and although I am not on Norvasc, I do take a potassium...
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" ...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...
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" ...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... "

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mom takes verapamil 120 mg (suppose to be 240 mg) and she...
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" 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...
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" ...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... "

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headaches. They switched her to Norvasc which she hated a...
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" 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... "

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