Amlodipine and dental problems

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I have been taking Amlodipine for two years due to high BP.

For a similar period of time I have experienced dental problems and needed multiple fillings. Has anyone else had similar problems?

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    I have been on a 10mg calcium channel blocker pill Amlodipine one year now for BP

    Not had any dental problems except a benine lump inside my mouth 3 months ago.

    Though this drug has caused my ankles to swell up considerably, which is one of the many side effects.

    Sorry not much help

    Best wishes



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    Thanks Pat. Did you have to stop amlodepine after your ankles swelling?
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      Hi Davidg. Without seeing my GP I cut the Amlodipine from 10mg to 5mg That was about a month or so ago, since then my ankles have stayed down.I am keeping a diary of my BP and it seems to be okay.

      It is my intention to come of it altogether but slowly slowly I think.



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