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Amlodipine versus Felodipine?

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Old 06-28-2006, 02:17 AM   #1
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Amlodipine versus Felodipine?

Anyone know what the differences are between these two BP meds. I know they are both calcium channel blockers. The amlodipine (norvasc) was giving me intense foot pain when increased and 5 mg didnt do much for my blood pressure. Thanks

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Old 06-28-2006, 04:21 AM   #2
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Re: Amlodipine versus Felodipine?


Since they are very similar (both dihydropyridines) I would imagine both will give you that foot problem. Since the felodipine is generic, it's a LITTLE cheaper.

If you want to try a more different channel blocker, try verapamil or diltiazem.

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