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  1. Benicar HCTZ---good report
    ... are working on that----and I asked him to change my Norvasc to another drug. He was all for it and he himself ... Benicar is what I needed all along. Frankly, the Norvasc (amlodipine now) kept my bp down, but I got tired...
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  2. Benicar HCTZ--cross your fingers. . . .
    ... I moved from Norvasc to Lisinopril to Benicar---the Benicar was not doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril

  3. high blood pressure
    ... old. 8 months now, I am using Co-Diovan 160/25mg and Norvasc 5mg per day. During this time I have had a stabilised ... the BP is stabilisied do you think to use 2.5mg of Norvasc per day insead of 5mg ?...
    ... :) Like so many other drugs, both Co-Diovan and Norvasc can have cardiological side effects, such as abnormal ... the more likely the adverse effects are to occur. Norvasc should not be taken by people with certain existing ... ask your doctor whether you can try lowering your Norvasc dose. Don't do it without your doctor's knowledge ... unchanged (that is, well controled) on a reduced dose of Norvasc . Good luck with that! :) flowergirl...
    ... What a coincidence!!!... my dose of Norvasc has just been reduced from 10mg to a 5mg nightly, ... (which is what we hope for!) on the lower dose of Norvasc , it will mean we have been taking the higher dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  4. My 24 Hour Blood Pressure Averages for 2003 compared with 2008
    ... Lipitor, aspirin, Ramipril, hctz, Spironolactone, Norvasc , Bisoprolol, Nexium, Reglan and metformin. I will...
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  5. Switching from one med to another. . .time to be effective
    ... effective. This all started when I got so sick of the norvasc side effects and changed doctors and my new doctor ... these other classes of drugs-- my bp was fine on norvasc and atenolol---but the swelling and numbness it caused...
    ... regimine for BP is: Benicar HCT (40-12.5mg) AM Norvasc (10mg) PM Allopurinol (100mg) ... side effect of Benicar HCT I have also been on Norvasc , Atenolol, and many more. I do understand, and my...
    ... doctors made me want to find a substitute for the norvasc /ampodipine. Even though my bp was well controlled ... and I knew my original doctor had only given me the Norvasc because he had samples and he didn't really want to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Benicar Lisinopril Allopurinol

  6. which med is better to be on... Alpha/Beta blockers or calcium channel blocker?
    ... my original doctor had samples--- I was taking Norvasc (amlodipine) and it worked, but I really didn't like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Benicar Lisinopril Prilosec

  7. Nausea with lisinopril. . .
    ... side effects of these meds. For example, now I take Norvasc and I have these leopard spots on my hands and feet...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  8. Is there a reason why my pulse is so high?
    ... Im taking Labetalol 400mg, Norvasc 2x a day, and to see how high it would get. I waited...
    ... Bisoprolol. I also changed my calcium channel blocker to Norvasc . There are fewer cardio side effects now. I had the ... decrease (bradycardia). The most common side effects of Norvasc are headache, edema, arrhythmias (including ventricular...

  9. I get headaches with high B/P and MD doesn't believe me!!
    ... LOWERED my Lopressor (not good for me)- and added Norvasc . I've been on both of these drugs before and they...
    ... Norvasc caused horrible headaches in me. I've never gotten...
    ... blocker. Unfortunately, there is a good chance that your Norvasc is going to increase the frequency of your headaches ... dependent. If your doctor's plan is to increase your Norvasc dose, based on your blood pressure response, and to ... eliminate the beta blocker, you might need a high dose of Norvasc to achieve a good blood pressure control. You probably ... used off-label to prevent migraine headaches, while Norvasc causes them in some people. Since you could not make...
    ... generally speaking, first 2-3 months of me being on norvasc & labetalol, i felt very tired and needed to lay down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lopressor

  10. Another drug question----who else has stopped Norvasc and why
    ... am otherwise so healthy, so he gave me samples of Norvasc to take. And I don't remember at what point I first ... but my HDL was like 79-----so that was good. The Norvasc immediately gave me side effects like flushing and ... the atenolol---and since the other doc had given me norvasc they said keep up with that. I understand now that ... had heartburn, EVER. But a few months into taking Norvasc ---and when you read about it, it does the same thing ... pressure was always very well controlled with the Norvasc and atenolol------ 118/76 things like that. But ... which coincided and got worse the longer I was on the norvasc ---if I can find the link I will send it to you. ...
    ... side effects. Four weeks later, I was prescribed norvasc which I took for about 4-5 months and over this period ... disappeared from 24 hours-6 weeks after discoing norvasc . I have reason to believe that both meds elevated...
    ... could happen. Earlier this year I was switched to Norvasc . Nothing's changed. I still get the edema. It's sort...
    ... to find alternatives-----I have switched now from Norvasc to lisinopril---and my bp is doing fine. And I hope ... in particular the numbness in my feet caused by the Norvasc . And other swelling as well. I was lucky to be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lisinopril

  11. Lisinopril side effects?
    ... would not listen to me---in any case, I had been on Norvasc for 5 years plus atenolol and my bp was well-controlled ... --but nobody knew exactly why I was on Norvasc ---a calcium channel blocker----I believe it is because ... told him I was so unhappy with the side effects of Norvasc which included heartburn so bad I had to start taking ... in my feet which dates to the beginning of taking Norvasc --- I have switched to lisinopril because my new...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lisinopril Prilosec

  12. Blood Pressure Medicine Combinations
    ... inhibitors and angiotensin drugs. My doc suggest hctz and norvasc or hctz and labetalol. Has anyone here had any experience...
    ... until a few months ago. In the few months I've been on Norvasc , I have not noticed any difference. I get puffy and...
    ... if it is ordered for once a day.For example I take Norvasc 10mg once a day. I will ask about Bystolic very soon...
    ... if it is ordered for once a day.For example I take Norvasc 10mg once a day. I will ask about Bystolic very soon ... hospital prescribed him LABETALOL. He was also prescribed NORVASC , DYAZIDE and ALTACE. When I spoke to him recently...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Dyazide Metoprolol Potassium Toprol

  13. Blood pressure flutuations during specific times
    ... cutting it. My doctor suggested taking all of my Norvasc (10mg) at night instead, and all of my ACE inhibitor...
    ... take my bedtime medication. At this time I take my norvasc 10mg and inderal 160mg. Then afterwards I measured...
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  14. Concern about taking BP meds on a liquid only diet after surgery
    ... medications. For my blood pressure, I am on Dyazide and Norvasc . Anyone out there had to accommodate taking your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide

  15. Alternatives to HCTZ? (Long)
    ... that doesn't do it, he wants to add a small dose of Norvasc (yuck). But hopefully this will work. Last night...
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  16. Answering questions about gastroparesis
    ... to hear about your problems with medication. I take Norvasc (Felodipine before that). Enough said. I don't blame...
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  17. Stopped Taking Bp Meds Should I Stay Off Or Go Back On?
    ... taking my bp medication, my psychiatrist felt the norvasc was causing a lot of my dizziness and stalling treatment ... feel. Now, I am on 10 mg of paxil, and was on 5mg of norvasc , while i still feel a little dizzy and off, I don...
    ... Bp, It will take about 6 weeks to get the norvasc out of your system but given the fact that you feel ... think it is safe to say that you're better off without Norvasc . Norvasc or the generic equivalent, Amlodipine ... pharmacist to see what they recommend as far as stopping norvasc .\ (and yes, I know you've been off it a week but I...
    ... his associates. Pharmacist said it was okay to stop Norvasc suddenly, but that I must realize my b/p would go ... back up. Not a problem because Norvasc caused my b/p to go up because of the constant headaches...
    ... still have a little dizziness but not as bad as the norvasc , and the overwhelming tiredness has gone away, norvasc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  18. Need advice on sleeplessness and extreme drowsiness
    ... very similar to what I experienced when I was taking norvasc , a ccb. When I took it in the am, I couldn't keep ... the drain. Take care! Bethsheba PS Re the norvasc ...I was on 5-10 mg and I simply stopped taking the...
    ... the drain. Take care! Bethsheba PS Re the norvasc ...I was on 5-10 mg and I simply stopped taking the ... I had narcolepsy. I take the generic equivalent of norvasc and the container, along with the ACE container, advise...
    ... reason for my doctor's instructions to take my CCB ( Norvasc ) at night, instead of in the morning, not so long...

  19. Your experiences with HCTZ
    ... meds are making me feel so bad. I take labetalol, norvasc and hctz. Also I eat no added salt, have any of you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  20. Machaon- Such Inspiration
    ... Hospital" and the doctor didnt bother to see that I was norvasc and a alpha/beta blocker and just casually added Cozaar...
    ... neuro sxs. I had also started taking Labetalol and Norvasc at this time so I wasn’t sure what I was feeling ... I was taking Labetalol 400mg bid, hctz 25mg qd, norvasc 10mg qd. I stopped the Cozaar immediately after one...
    ... process. They started me on Labetalol 400mg bid, Norvasc 10mg daily and hctz 25mg daily. I am now on LAbetalol ... 100mg daily, norvasc 7.5 mg, hctz 25mg. My blood pressures are better on...
    ... mine. I was on hct for over a year and I was also on Norvasc several years later. I was prescribed hct when my ... ing hct to get my electrolytes back in balance. Norvasc can cause the sleep disturbances (as can electrolyte ... imbalances). When I took Norvasc , I was real sleepy in the afternoon, but woke up from ... through the night immediately after disco'ing the norvasc (because I was so sleep deprived), but it took about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Lisinopril Potassium

  21. Calcium Channel Blocker or Beta Blocker causing Short of Breath
    ... WHich of these meds cause "perceived" short of breath. Norvasc or Labetalol. It is hard to explain I am not SOB like...
    ... I currently take labetalol & have taken Norvasc (only lasted two days.) I was close to going to the ... ER with Norvasc from the because of the chest pain/heartburn. I...

  22. Diovan cost recently increased
    ... I was wondering about Norvasc .... I understand that patent ran out last year......
    ... Amlodipine is being marketed as Norvasc in North America. I am not too sure about the patent ... the once-daily dosing is about 12/6mmHg. I find Norvasc has fewer cardiological side effects than my former...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  23. norvasc
    ... Hi - I had to discontinue taking Norvasc because of ankle and leg swelling. At first, the ... drug. I also take Enalapril twice a day plus HCTZ. Norvasc was added when my systolic pressure got higher. Hope...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enalapril

  24. Would you take a medication that raises blood pressure?
    ... should. I am pretty sure it's from the meds. I take two Norvasc at bedtime, which is what I was told to do (changed ... enough reason right now. I think the evening dosing of Norvasc is somehow making the edema a lot worse, causing it...

  25. Pressure High--Afraid of Meds
    ... luctuating between 140/90 - 163/110. Dr. has tried addding Norvasc 10 mg, it lowered my pressure but gave me muscle pains...
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  26. Day Of Low BP,To Low!
    ... day! the meds i take are diovan hct 320/12.5 and norvasc 10mg. for my comfort i take the norvasc in the am...
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  27. How long until Diovan is out of system?
    ... book. It should go away eventually. When I was on Norvasc , the piersing headaches took 2-3 wks to go away &...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  28. When To Come Off High Blood Pressure Meds?
    ... always keeps my arm elevated, right now im on 5mg of norvasc . My question is when does a doctor normally decide ... 10mg paxil ,but the thing is when i started taking norvasc i noticed i felt very tired, groggy, i always feel...
    ... Hi - I just posted about Norvasc and mentioned that I have been taken off of it because ... to your doctor about the way you feel when you take Norvasc ? Also, have you mentioned your current readings to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  29. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... year my systolic B/P went up, and my doctor gave me Norvasc to try to lower it. I tried 5 mg. but right away...
    ... office just called and said to discontinue taking the Norvasc . They have called in a prescription for Bistolic...
    ... Thanks for answering my posts. I did stop taking Norvasc and have been taking my B/P daily a.m. and p.m. Since...
    ... 20 mg of an ACE inhibitor Ramipril, 25mg Hctz, 10mg Norvasc , 25mg of another diuretic and currently only 5mg of...
    ... why should we be taking a Calcium Blocker such as NORVASC to provide vasodilation. NORVASC/Amlodipine is notorious ... believe you will have the side effects you had with NORVASC , but keep in mind that everyone reacts to medications...
    ... ankle-swelling. That was a terrible side effect with Norvasc ! I could take 1/2 tablet of Norvasc with no problem...
    ... doing well so far on Bystolic. I am assuming that Norvasc is working well for you, which is great. You, Macheon...
    ... ankle-swelling. That was a terrible side effect with Norvasc ! I could take 1/2 tablet of Norvasc with no problem ... such as Hydrochlorthiazide. Vasotec works better with Norvasc (Calcium blockers). You mentioned, "When can we stop ... the VASOTEC (if he allows). Apparently, either the NORVASC or VASOTEC were causing leg-swelling problems. ...
    ... have disappeared. Bystolic certainly is superior to Norvasc for me; my leg tingling and swelling have improved ... to 150 from 120, and that's when I started taking Norvasc . My b/p went up to 171/70 when I first switched ... Since then it has averaged around 149/66. With the Norvasc it was 120/60 usually; but, as I said, my legs really...
    ... stood for long periods of time. But it was when the Norvasc was prescribed that the edema and burning started...
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  30. Taking meds at bedtime.
    ... drug book that says not to take them at night. But Norvasc does have the possible side effect of having to urinate...

  31. how to increase low blood pressure
    ... long ago. I learned last week that I was taking my Norvasc at the wrong time of day. Apparently, Norvasc should...

  32. pottasium supplaments & water pills?
    ... many many blood & urine tests also. he is also on Norvasc & ramapril. The new drug he is on is Amiloride. ...

  33. my BP went up to 130/100 medication or asthma cause this?
    ... weeks, I took 400 mg Avelox, with 10mg paxil, and 5mg norvasc , my breathing problems have been there for a while...
    ... i would get tired so easily, im sure the paxil and norvasc could have something to do with that. In addition...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avelox Paxil

  34. Help! :)
    ... the CCB dose was not an option then. I now take 10mg Norvasc , which is supposed to be a little bit better than ... CCB. Frankly, I haven't noticed much difference. Norvasc causes dilation of blood vessels. While this dilation ... should resolve itself within 7 to 10 days after the Norvasc is discontinued IF the drug is the true cause of edema...
    ... water gain all over my body. I have been OFF of the Norvasc for one week now, and that seems to have been the...
    ... reading your post about edema. Do you take a diuretic? Norvasc (5 mg) is one of my 3 meds for BP, and so far, no...
    ... I take 10mg Norvasc and my feet and calves are swollen almost all the...
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  35. Systolic Hypertension / Diastolic Hypotension
    ... HBP guidelines used to say not to go below 70. Norvasc is a drug that might help since it works on the systolic...

  36. Mid afternoon rise in blood pressure
    ... my GP has me on Diovan 160mg daily and just started Norvasc 2.5mg daily. My BP is fairly constant around 130...
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  37. Meds, Meds and more Meds
    ... taking atenolol (50 mg), Micardis Plus (80 mg) and Norvasc (5 mg), for a few years. I find that I'm always tired...
    ... my blood pressure. I'm also on Diltiazem 90mg SR or Norvasc 5mg, haven't decided yet :). My only concern is that...
    ... lot of side effects :(, also I have tried combining Norvasc + Zebeta but I got fast HR at night (after Norvasc...
    ... internet, but one site mentioned that taking ccbs ( norvasc ) with atenolol may have an additive effect. I will...
    ... what he says. It was my cardiologist that perscribed Norvasc , in addition to atenolol and Micardis Plus. As I previously ... don't like the fact that calcium channel blockers ( norvasc ) and atenolol don't seem to "go together". I think ... call my pharmacy and ask them if it's "safe" to take norvasc and atenolol. They're pretty alert to the meds I take...
    ... what he says. It was my cardiologist that perscribed Norvasc , in addition to atenolol and Micardis Plus. As I previously ... don't like the fact that calcium channel blockers ( norvasc ) and atenolol don't seem to "go together". I think ... call my pharmacy and ask them if it's "safe" to take norvasc and atenolol. They're pretty alert to the meds I take...
    ... this past Monday. I told him what I read about taking norvasc and atenolol together, and he told me that it's not...
    ... I speak to the cardiologist about the atenolol and norvasc . I was just reading the side effects of Micardis Plus...
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  38. Should I wean off Norvasc?
    ... mentioning it in your previous posts. Amlodipine ( Norvasc ) is a more potent vasodilator than your previous CCB ... I looked for information on the down-titration of Norvasc . The only warning I found in one of my books emphasized...
    ... My pharmacist told me that one can stop taking Norvasc without a problem. I believe that the package insert ... or at least it doesn't say not too. I had to stop Norvasc all of a sudden because of the terrible headaches...
    ... study hard. Here is what I did, I reduced my dose of Norvasc to 5 mg and I will stay on that for 2 weeks, then ... course although I feel the hypotension. I'm sure once Norvasc get out of my system my blood pressure and heart rate ... Now I remember that my dr once told me to wean off Norvasc gradually, so I'm doing that. By the way, I didn...
    ... and a blood pressure reduction. Once you are off Norvasc completely, you might find that a 2.5mg dose of your...
    ... don't control my BP well, then I would add 2.5 of Norvasc at night. I'm sure that this will control my blood...
    ... don't control my BP well, then I would add 2.5 of Norvasc at night. I'm sure that this will control my blood...
    ... comment at all. I will be switching to Diltaizem because Norvasc is increasing my heart rate, I noticed this today...
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  39. Medication Side Effect
    ... experienced ankle swelling and a rash from taking generic Norvasc which has never happened to me in the past with any...
    ... effects can be tolerated long-term. Like you, I take Norvasc . I will admit that the swelling that CCBs can cause ... supposed to cause more intense adverse effects than Norvasc . I have read recently that Norvasc is no different...

  40. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... Lisinopril/HCTZ Diovan Enalapril Diovan HCT Norvasc Altace Lotrel Cozaar Coreg Benazepril...
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  41. Question on new CCB
    ... and hope to get some input... I was just prescribed Norvasc to go along with the Atenolol I've been taking for ... range. I currently take the Atenolol before bed. Is Norvasc better to take in the AM or PM along with the Atenolol ... weird side effect of little "itches" while taking Norvasc ? Mostly in arms and midsection-no rash-just like little...
    ... blood pressure control. I now split my 10mg dose of Norvasc into two doses of 5mg and take it twice a day and...
    ... together but the pharmacist and Dr said at 5mg (for the Norvasc ) it should not be an issue. I might switch times if...
    ... sufficient blood pressure reduction on the 5mg of Norvasc , thus avoiding some of the MORE unpleasant side effects ... of this medication. On a positive note, Norvasc in general has fewer side effects than Felodipine...
    ... 120 range so looks like the combo of atenolol and norvasc is doing the job. Slight edema though, I took off...
    ... 120 range so looks like the combo of atenolol and norvasc is doing the job I am so glad to hear this combination...
    ... from my doctor and she switched the times I take the Norvasc from PM to AM since my BP's higher in the afternoon ... So I guess the Atenolol works in the PM and the Norvasc in the AM. Reported the edema and yep, just a small...
    ... Thanks for the update. :) While both Atenolol and Norvasc act over a 24 hour period and are normally taken once ... while it takes 6-12 hours after oral administration of Norvasc to reach peak plasma levels. After the peak plasma ... amount of drug being absorbed. Thus, if the dose of Norvasc is taken at 8:00 p.m., the maximum effectiveness is...
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  42. 4 different blood pressure meds
    ... always been high..a few months back he was also put on norvasc and just recently he was given tekturna. Can all 5...
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  43. I will have a surgery soon, should I stop medication?
    ... wonder if I should stop medication or not. I'm on Norvasc 10 mg and Magnesium 250mg daily. The procedure is...

  44. Potassium
    ... off's that you may have acid reflux. If you take Norvasc , be prepared for super heartburn/acid reflux as it...
    ... AWESOME - that is what I will try next instead of the Norvasc :) Thanks for all the input - it has made my decision...
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  45. A possible side-effect or a deficiency?
    ... picture perfect 99% of the time since switching to Norvasc . I hope yours is good also. flowergirl...

  46. Newly Diagnosed Hypertension & have many ??
    ... symptoms? The only b/p med that gave me headaches was Norvasc . Fam...

  47. how long does it take for beta blocker to take effect?
    ... that the Coreg works well for you!! I am to try Norvasc next - not sure about that one - a little scared!...
    ... the lower blood pressure. Perhaps being switched to Norvasc some weeks ago from another CCB has enhanced the blood...
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  48. off Toporol :) now working on Norvasc
    ... dropping more weight and exercising, so hopefully Norvasc will be next. I'm just glad to be off Toporol finally...
    ... dropping more weight and exercising, so hopefully Norvasc will be next... Yes!! ...I was also told that...
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  49. Bisoprolol side effects?
    ... exercising. Still it's one of the best drugs, for me Norvasc is the best because it has no side effects at all ... . But Norvasc doesn't control BP as Bisoprolol and it has no effect...

  50. Question about ARB's vs ACE's
    ... on a total of 5 different meds and lisinopril and norvasc seemed to have the least serious side effects for...
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  51. Need advice regarding my dose
    ... I have been on Zebeta 2.5mg (at morning) + 5mg of Norvasc (at night) for the last few months. I had a problem ... pressure never go higher than 120/80. Can I reduce my Norvasc to 2.5mg? I have tried Norvasc alone and I think it...
    ... Hi Michael, Welcome back! Have been on norvasc but can't remember if it is safe to cut the pill in...
    ... you know, I too am on both of these medications. ( Norvasc & Bisoprolol). Fatigue is a side effect of both ... and difficult to avoid, especially with the BP meds. Norvasc has low incidence of sexual dysfunction -1-2%. The...
    ... meant that my dr put me on 2.5mg of Zebeta and 5mg of Norvasc . I haven't talked with him about reducing Norvasc ... can do that. Please if you have read that 2.5mg of Norvasc is a good dose tell me so. Yes Norvasc has nothing...
    ... for your great post. Actually, I have tried 10 mg of Norvasc and I had no side effects at all. Maybe I will go...
    ... took Zebeta exactly 12 hours ago, so I will not take Norvasc for tonight. :(...
    ... I experienced several kinds of sleep problems with norvasc ...I quit taking it because I didn't sleep well. I ... have that effect but I thought I'd let you know about norvasc just in case your sleep problems don't get better ... It took almost 4 weeks after I stopped taking the norvasc for my sleep to return to normal. Bethsheba...
    ... Thanks flowergirl and Bethsheba, Actually Norvasc has no effects on my sleep at all, It's Xanax. Wow ... really think that I should wean off Zebeta and stick to Norvasc , maybe I will up my dose to 10 mg again. :D I really...
    ... Hi dear, I'm still on the night-dose of Norvasc (5mg) that I used to take with Zebeta, but it's not ... weaned off Zebeta, 142/108. Now I got back to 5mg of Norvasc twice daily and my readings are great again. No ... you don't mind flowergirl, I have no effects with Norvasc but have you read that it's not safe to take with...
    ... best drug book, for interactions between xanax and norvasc . You should be OK. None are listed. However, as ... somewhat concerned about the possible additive effects. Norvasc causes dose-related palpitations and dose-related ... That might change with the additional dose of 5mg Norvasc and a new medication, xanax. I hope it doesn't. ...
    ... without any other addition of drugs. How can I wean off Norvasc ? Help please :D Michael...
    ... Hi flowergirl, I'm on Norvasc 5mg only today, took 10mg for the last couple of days ... that was before I use Diltiazem which was good. With Norvasc I had 2.5 mg of Zebeta, but my blood pressure was...
    ... I will keep you posted with my readings on 5mg of Norvasc , thanks again for your great help :D. Michael...
    ... I will be fine because I don't go out much. 5mg of Norvasc was not enough so I'm on 10mg now, the question should...
    ... Hi Michael, :) The dosing of Norvasc for both angina and hypertension is 5-10mg once a ... bedtime. I've split some of my doses and take 5mg of Norvasc and 10mg of Ramipril at night. Taken this way my meds ... being treated. You will probably find that the 10mg Norvasc taken once daily gives you an adequate blood pressure...
    ... a few days I will know if taking the whole 10mg of Norvasc at once or split the dose, my dr didn't mind me doing...
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  52. My update :)
    ... Toporal XL 100mg as a secondary medication to my regular Norvasc 10mg. I have to admit the side effects of Toporal...
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  53. Benicar~made in Japan??!!
    ... currently taking Azor 5/40mg which is a combination of Norvasc and Benicar. I don't really have a concern about...
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  54. Going off a beta to Norvasc... Please help!
    ... #37; more likely to cause diabetes. My mom was on Norvasc several years. I have looked it up and I am requesting ... he doesn't anticipate any problems. :) I wonder if Norvasc alone will be able to bring your blood pressure down ... high dose of a calcium channel blocker. Sounds like Norvasc has worked well for your mom! :) I am glad you have...
    ... m kinda torn between which way to go here esp. if Norvasc doesn't lower it that many mmhg's. I thought I would...
    ... two very well known medications. The pill combines NORVASC (Calcium Blocker)and BENICAR (Angiotensin Blocker ... protection, and improve artery function for diabetics. NORVASC helps lower the blood pressure even more. I think...
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  55. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... done with ARBs. I am going to move to a low dose of Norvasc with a diuretic. Good luck....
    ... I take a dieuetic (a potassium sparing type) , Norvasc and Atentol. -- and have for almost 10 years. My...
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  56. DASH Results, Week 1....
    ... hypertension) I went in for a new prescription, 5-10 mg of norvasc (amlodipine). I stayed on this prescription for about...
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  57. Tons Of Bp Meds
    ... take Lopressor twice a day, 1 Cozaar per day, and Norvasc once a day. The combination of meds keeps my blood...
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  58. Calcium channel vs ACE
    ... no clinical symptoms The doc put me on 10mg of Norvasc CCB and 20 mg of Enalapril ACE He also suggested...
    ... Hi, :) I agree that 10mg Norvasc and 20mg ACE inhibitor seem an excessive dose given...
    ... Enalapril 20 mg alone and cut out (gradually the CCB - Norvasc ) My pal is on this regime. I will add a diuretic...
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  59. Switching from Norvasc to Tenormin
    ... The doctor said not to take my nightly dose of Norvasc and to start the Tenormin in the morning... I ... suicidal tendencies directly related to the med! Re Norvasc , altho I stopped cold turkey, I have since read on ... Based on my experience it takes several weeks to get norvasc out of the body...I don't know how long it would take ... therapeutic" but I would be concerned about the effects of norvasc overlapping the effects of tenormin. Something to ... Bethsheba PS You might want to review the posts on norvasc , too. I went from 5 mg to 10 mg, but think my pressures...
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  60. what can happen if i stop taking lisinopril
    ... just made my heart beat so slow, so I switched to Norvasc in the middle of that year. I think I was on that...
    ... just made my heart beat so slow, so I switched to Norvasc in the middle of that year. I think I was on that...
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  61. Hey, anyone taking Micardis?
    ... diuretic) and I'm fine with it. I also take 5 mg. of Norvasc and 50 mg. of Atenolol. I;m going to see my doctor...
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  62. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... I remain on the same dose -10mg- of a CCB. I took Norvasc originally, then Ramipril until now, and was just ... switched back to Norvasc . My pharmacy substituted a generic Felodipine for...

  63. HP Med check
    ... averaging 140/90 for quite some time. I've been on Norvasc 5mg. My doctor bumped it up to Norvasc 10mg. After...
    ... averaging 140/90 for quite some time. I've been on Norvasc 5mg. My doctor bumped it up to Norvasc 10mg. After ... one and two weeks to achieve a maximum response on Norvasc at the beginning of treatment or after a dose adjustment ... prescribe these two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is ... once daily in the a.m. I took my twice daily 5mg Norvasc earlier this evening and am having palpitations and ... got switched from another CCB, felodipine. I guess Norvasc takes some getting used to. I'd like to point out...
    ... one and two weeks to achieve a maximum response on Norvasc at the beginning of treatment or after a dose adjustment ... prescribe these two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is ... should be taken much earlier. I took my twice daily 5mg Norvasc earlier this evening and am having palpitations and ... got switched from another CCB, felodipine. I guess Norvasc takes some getting used to. I'd like to point out...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc . Aside from that I just noticed several inflamed areas...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc . Aside from that I just noticed several inflamed areas...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc .... Flowergirl, You are describing the "butterfly ... while on hydrochlorothiazide...although it may be the norvasc (a rash is an allergic reaction to a drug), the butterfly ... elevated cholesterol, and elevated blood sugars. Norvasc is known for flushing (turning red), headaches, gas...
    ... while on hydrochlorothiazide...although it may be the norvasc (a rash is an allergic reaction to a drug), the butterfly ... elevated cholesterol, and elevated blood sugars. Norvasc is known for flushing (turning red), headaches, gas ... Fam's. I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine...
    ... Fam's. I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine ... flowergirl Hi Flowergirl, In regard to NORVASC and other Calcium Blockers, I also experienced similar ... side effects (mainly gastro-related issues) while on NORVASC . I then tried CARDIZEM which was much better. The...
    ... again in the future. I am hoping that high dose of Norvasc has fewer and less severe side effects than that of ... forgot to mention that so far, my blood pressure on Norvasc has been picture perfect with several unexplained...
    ... Hi Flower! Glad that the Norvasc seems to be working so well for you!! What drugs...
    ... Hi Vanessa, I too am glad Norvasc is working for now. I've been down this road many ... control: Ramipril, Bisoprolol, Hctz, Spironolactone and Norvasc . My blood pressure had been on the higher side for ... a while prior to starting Norvasc . I attributed it mostly to the lower effectiveness...
    ... ...I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine ... but certainly hope so....flowergirl I hope the norvasc (amlodipine) works out well for you. Of the 5 different ... bp meds I took, and norvasc had the fewest/most tolerable side effects for me...
    ... Hi, I hope the norvasc (amlodipine) works out well for you. Of the 5 different ... bp meds I took, and norvasc had the fewest/most tolerable side effects for me ... finally decided to read the pharmacy handout about Norvasc and found this very interesting: There is a disclaimer ... feel sick. Thanks for sharing your experience with Norvasc , Beth and for the good wishes. Aren't you glad you...
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  64. What's for lunch, dinner or even breaksfast?
    ... talked to a pharmacist today (had to get Nexium and a Norvasc info sheet) who offered conflicting advice. As far...
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  65. Generic drugs & brand name drugs
    ... frequent chest pain and switched me (happily) back to Norvasc on a trial basis. I do not anticipate any problems...
    ... you Flower - that he listened to you!! I hope the Norvasc works WELL!! Why did they take you off before - if...
    ... Hi Vanessa, :) My specialist prescribed Norvasc originally and I took it for a while. My GP felt the ... rdiological purposes and had me take that. Now I am back on Norvasc and feeling no tighteness in the chest, tugging or ... about it!!!! I am glad about being switched back to Norvasc but mad about other things and will look for a new...
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  66. At The End Of My Tether
    ... experiences with medications, especially lisinopril and Norvasc . Well, I have finally plucked up the courage to change ... trunks, sorry, legs, were swollen as a result of the Norvasc . I could have hugged him. Why didn't my last doctor ... believe me when I said that? He took me off Norvasc and decided to triple my dose of propranolol from...
    ... experiences with medications, especially lisinopril and Norvasc . Well, I have finally plucked up the courage to change ... trunks, sorry, legs, were swollen as a result of the Norvasc . I could have hugged him. Why didn't my last doctor ... believe me when I said that? He took me off Norvasc and decided to triple my dose of propranolol from ... believed you when you told him of your side effects with norvasc ! And from what I've read, not all doctors recognize...
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  67. What Medication Next?
    ... cpap, only to reappear again when I started taking norvasc . One of the posters on this board recognized the ... source of my problem right away. Stopped the norvasc , and the acid reflux disappeared. ...You are...
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  68. Felodipine???
    ... Gail, I was on amlodipine ( norvasc ), a similar CCB, and yes, ccbs can cause sleep disturbances...

  69. Switched again part 2
    ... and very low pulse rate; after 7 months switched to norvasc 5mgs, bp was 140/90; increased to 10mgs, 2 weeks ago ... way. I think I ticked him off. Anyway, I'm off norvasc and for the next 2 weeks I'm taking hydrochlorithiazide...
    ... cholesterol problems. My sister takes this with 2.5 mgs of norvasc and has been fine. My brother has just been put on ... again tonight, but not as bad. Today's my last day on norvasc , which I found depressed me. Tomorrow, I'll start...
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  70. Anyone with Pheochromocytoma?
    ... my son has been on norvasc & amplodimene(sp) for about 5 wks. is it normal to...
    ... [QUOTE=sonic;3387347]my son has been on norvasc & amplodimene(sp) for about 5 wks. is it normal to ... is also on slow K(potasium supp):) Sonic, Norvasc is the brand name for amlodipine...is the other med...
    ... bethsheba...sorry about the typo..the meds he is on are Norvasc ..10mg once at lunch..slow-K, 8 pills a day with food...
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  71. Types of blood pressure medication?
    ... controlling the BP and the heart rate. Also I take 5mg of Norvasc with it, which is a CCB drug, and my readings are ... think that you should ask your dr to switch you to Norvasc . Do you have herat rate problems? normally drs prescribe ... rate problems. If that is the case then I think that Norvasc would be good for you, because this drug class lowers...
    ... controlling the BP and the heart rate. Also I take 5mg of Norvasc with it, which is a CCB drug, and my readings are ... think that you should ask your dr to switch you to Norvasc . Do you have herat rate problems? normally drs prescribe ... rate problems. If that is the case then I think that Norvasc would be good for you, because this drug class lowers ... that's one and the same thing. I'll mention the Norvasc at my next visit. Your own numbers are great. Mine...
    ... made me feel so bad, now I'm on 2.5 of it + 5 mg of Norvasc . No side effects :D. Please let me know what will...
    ... effects. The med I had the least problems with was norvasc or the generic, amlodipene. But this drug has horrible...
    ... Norvasc has no side effects on me even with 10 mg :D dose...
    ... Hope Norvasc works for you but you should be aware of a few things ... problems already, I would not advice taking this drug. Norvasc gave me severe heartburn such as I thought I might ... said it could be stopped. But if you have to stop Norvasc , you must keep in mind that your b/p will go back...
    ... pharmacist & the directions that come with the drug ( NOrvasc ) that told me it was okay to stop the drug suddenly ... different than the others so this must be the case with Norvasc & CCB. Always check with your Dr. when possible or...
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  72. B/P meds & diastolic below 65
    ... are few b/p meds who reduce mainly systolic. One is Norvasc which I had terrible side effects with. The 2nd one...
    ... are few b/p meds who reduce mainly systolic. One is Norvasc which I had terrible side effects with. The 2nd one...

  73. Lifestyle Modifications work great
    ... appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don't think that...
    ... appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don't think that...
    ... Now I take 2.5mg of Zebeta around 8 AM and 5mg of Norvasc around 8 PM. I hope there is a small procedure to...
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  74. Norvasc and hair side effects
    ... Yup! I did experience flushing with norvasc ...I wasn't sure it was due to the medication (and...

  75. hypertension controlled by nitric oxide?
    ... meany bad reactions. Iam on clonidine x3 per day, norvasc 10mg x1,hydrochlorot 25mg x1,atenolol 50mg x1, lisinopril...
    ... and my best drug combination :D. Now I take 5 mg of Norvasc plus 2.5 of Zebeta, a beta-blocker. My blood pressure ... rate very much I would replace it with another 5mg of Norvasc . But so far so good. My advice is to find a good ... your side effects and start with you maybe with only Norvasc , as a beginning and see what would happen and what...
    ... my bp readings and decided to get on a baby dose of Norvasc . Which isn't doing much either, but I think I may...
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