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  • About Almodipine

    I can safely say that Amlodipine left me in worst health than I was before taking it. It's poison. My BP before getting on it was something like 135/90 ish. After I stopped taking it, my MP shot up to 140/110 ish. One day my diastolic was up to 120!!! I have been off Amlodipine for two months. Let...

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  • Amlodipine

    Second day off Amlodipine 5mg. Was on it for almost 3 weeks. Feel a huge difference except for the horrible ache in my calves. Any suggestions how to help/alleviate this? Thanks 

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  • Amlodipine Side Effects - Doctors in Denial

    Why on earth are GPs in this country still prescribing this drug when it has been withdrawn for human use in other countries?  I was given this medication a few years ago in addition to Losartan and Bendroflumethiazide for hypertension.  It did seem to bring blood pressure down a bit more but...

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  • Hair loss due to Amlodipine

    I had been on Amlodipine 5mg for some years,during this time I had begun to notice my hair thinning and becmoing fine and lifeless.After regular checks earlier this year my b/p was unacceptably high consistently and the dose was increased to 10mg.My b/p was still not within normal limits after 4-6 weeks...

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  • Does this med affect the liver?

    Hi folks, I recently had a blood test and it showed that my liver panels were higher than normal. Does this med raise liver functions/numbers? I took my last pill over a month ago. I feel fine and life is ok, but my dr is nervous about my elevated liver numbers. I have never had high liver enzymes...

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  • How can i remove amlopadine side effects help pls

    Last week i have a elevated bp 180/100 due to i was exposed in an extreme heat. I was rushed in the hospital and after a few hr they send me home. The dr. told me to get lab test and all of it is normal except for the bp is elevated. So i took the lab test and 1 dr told me to take amlodipine at first...

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  • has anyone else got depressed on Amlodipine ?

    Hi, Have been on Amitryptiline now for 6 years for M E but managing really well , back to work and staying stable, was put on Amlodipine 5mg for high bp about 3 months ago but feeling really down with the Amlodipine added in, i,ve seen everyones side effects but just wondering if anyone has had mood...

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  • high blood pressure and anxiety

    Hi all. I posted a message some months ago regarding my BP, I went to the GP and ended up in hypertension crisis 200/110! My GP made me sit in the surgery for couple of hours and started me on amlodipine, this was fine until I had horrific side effects and ended up unable to walk, after few weeks was...

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  • side effects of amlodopine

    Have recently developed very swollen ankles and shin rash .have been on Amlodopine for years as I had slightly raised BP but also have white coat syndrome.i checked my BP and it was low so came off my Amlodopine and my ankle swelling reduced quickly .have monitored my BP and it remains low.my doctor...

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  • Getting Off Amlodipine

    I was put on beta blocker 2.5mg in late October 2017 due to high blood pressure. I suspected that the supplement which i took for nearly 2 weeks occasionally has spiked my bp because my bloodwork result were normal. While on bb, I was extremely tired, my left eyelid was swollen, anxiety, heart palpition...

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  • Different brands of amlodipine

    Hi, I take Amlodipine 5mg and have found that with one particular brands I get more side effects than with the other, and I wondered if anyone has had the same experience. I am obviously cautious about mentioning particular brands on a public forum, but the main point is that the pharmacist disagreed...

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  • Anyone experience acid reflux while on Amlodipine (Norvasc)?

    Hello, on the first of the year I woke up with chest pain/tightness and some asthmatic like symptoms. I have a bicuspid aortic valve so I monitored my blood pressure which was slightly high and called my cardiologist who put my on 2.5mg of norvasc. Later on in the month I started having bad regurgitation....

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  • Anybody experience withdrawal symptons when stopping Amlodipine?

    Hi everyone!  I have decided to wean and eventually stop taking amlodipine. I started at 5 mgs per day and was getting some of the side effects that most people here on these discussion forums have experienced. I spoke to my gp about 3 weeks ago and she wanted me to continue taking the meds. I was...

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  • Off Amlodipine. Possible side effects?

    Hi folks, its been a month or so that i have gotten off the amlodipine. I was on it for 7 days and i still feel that even a month later i am having some side effects from these pills. My background: I was in Er and they gave me cardene by Iv and then they started me on 5 mg amlodipine.  I took...

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  • Amlodipine is a nightmare

    My husband was really sick for a while, always tired any in pain so he finally stopped reading Amlodipine bit more he seems to be withdrawing from it and is in pure agony. He won't eat it get out of bed. Can any of you tell me when this might get better? It seems never-ending.

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  • This can be a dangerous medication - beware!

    I took 5mg of amlodipine without problems for about a month. After the first-week period of adjustment, in which it completely knocked me out, I felt normal again and was overjoyed that it lowered and kept my usual 150+/90+ BP down to a textbook 120/80 (with minor variation). But then side effects began...

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  • side effects of amlodipine

    Hi , i don't think the page big enough,but here goes          only some of the ones that are not on the prescription leaflet . Paraesthesia, dysaesthesia,syncope  ,somnolence, arthralgia,periorbital orders ,Gastrointestinal Atonic hypermobility disorders  ,Dysphagia  ,Asthenic...

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  • Amlodipine anxiety!

    Hey guys, I have been off this crap since end of December, however; my symptoms like anxiety and heart palpitations haven't gone away and it's been this long! I have dropped 25 pounds because I have been so nervous and worried im going to have another panic attack; it just seems like I can't...

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  • Amlodipine Hell.. coming off it.

    I was put on Amlodipine about 2 1/2 months ago for slighlty high BP. (Im 45 super fit kick box all the time) About 1 month in I noticed heart palputations laying in bed at night , and small bouts of blurry vision. 2 month mark I was tired all the time and had chest and left arm pain. Been to ER had...

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  • My "recovery story" from the misery of Amlodipine

    I apologize in advance for the lengthy post. For a very long time, I had been suffering from a lot of intense aches and pains in my joints and muscles and was not able to get any proper diagnosis for it. I was beginning to very worried that I had some serious illness like cancer. Thanks to the posts...

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  • Coming off amlodipine help please....

    I’m a 42 year old female that was on amlodipine on/off for about a year.  I wasn’t always good about taking it daily until this January.  I was under a lot of stress and was traveling, so I made a point to take this med every day.  I’m not on any other medications.  By the end of...

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  • Stopping AMLODIPINE ......experience explained .

    Hello to everyone .. I have benefited so much from the posts in the forum .. thanks ... I like to post a simple narration for those who are coming off it and share the experience or nightmare ... It seems there are those with immediate bad effects with days of taking Am and those whose symtoms develop...

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  • Anyone has completely recovered from the effects of Amlodipine?

    Hello dear forum members ... I have been on this forum for months but could not be sure if anyone has fully been off amlodipine and reversed all the side effects? It appears that there are many stories of relief .. but always some issues linger .. and it may or may not be because of subsequent changer...

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  • Muscle ache on Amlodipine.

    Hi  according to internet, various web pages , Amlodipine Along with Statins increase Creatine Kinase , to much increase in kinase can destroy or damage muscles , is that why if you do strenuous exercise you are for a better term knackered after , is it because Creatine Kinase is elevated , and...

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  • Amlodipine - Gastric problems?

    Having been stunned by the number of bad experiences folk have had taking Amlodipine I feel the need to make my own contribution. Two months ago I had Amlodipine added to my current prescription of Irbesartan and Bendroflumethiazide to counteract my raised blood pressure, usually around 110/99. Certainly...

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  • What a horrible pill!

    Hi folks, I have always had borderline bp and stress and anxiety has played a role in my situation. I had a bit of depression lately and for the past 4-6 months my diet has been very poor and I blame myself for this. I started getting a headache 1+ week ago and went to Er and I hate going there and...

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  • Amlodipine Beslayte

    Hi!  I’m a 44 year old woman who has high blood pressure and cholesterol.  I started taking medication at age 36 due to high BP and the fact that I have a strong family history for these issues. I started taking  Benicar at age 34 with success. A few years later, Bystolic was added for...

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  • AMLODIPINE....... HELP ME PLZ

    Hi I'm Misty I'm 31 years old and my doctor put me on this medicine for high blood pressure I thought everything was fine until I wasn't myself I woke up hurting so bad I felt like my body was being crushed my body would feel heavy then light as a bowl of jello my legs were rubbery and numb...

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  • Amlodipine causes severe dizziness?

    I have been on Amlodipine for about 15 months having been changed over from Atenolol. Around 6 months ago I started getting bad dizzy spells occasionally. Doctor thought my BP might have gotten too low so reduced dosage to 5mg per day (from 10mg). At first it seemd to help, although I did get the feeling...

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  • Burning mouth and dry mouth on Amlodipine

    Sorry for the long post but I want to give as much background as possible. I started on 5mg Amlodipine on a Wednesday. By the Saturday my mouth was tender and burning - my tongue, gums, inside of lips and cheeks. By the Sunday I was in absolute agony. Every mouthful of food felt like chewing razor blades....

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  • Amlodipine – swelling of feet, difficult to walk

    I am aged 55, male, and I suffered a stroke five years ago, with a loss of much of my eyesight. I find these days that even the slightest stumble, for example hitting an uneven paving slab, can cause my feet to swell up badly. Three weeks ago, I was unable to walk, and could only get around the house...

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  • Amlodipine Maleate

    I am having problems getting amlodipine maleate dr.reddys brand from my phamarcy can anyone help as i cannot tolerate amlodipine besylate.  thank you.

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