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  1. Weight Training with Heart Condition
    ... Tonight, after I came back and took my 5mg of Norvasc I started to do shoulder and arms workout. I used...

  2. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78
    ... pressure was doing. I am so happy to hear the 10mg of Norvasc seems to have no adverse effects. I hope you will ... in blood pressure on a maintenance dose (5-10mg) of Norvasc is 12/6 when measured in standing position, 13/7 mmHg...
    ... drug class for me, both my father and my uncle are on Norvasc :D. They feel good too, thank god for that. No ... it lowered my heart rate to 48 and even 40 :(. With Norvasc my heart rate is 76 to 84, which makes me feel normal ... I have another problem that is not relevant to Norvasc , few days ago the dr up my Effexor XR dose from 75mg...
    ... Glad that you are having such good numbers with Norvasc . Goes to show us that each of us is different, what ... doesn't work for one might work for another. Norvasc gave me a lot of trouble so I had to stop it abruptly...
    ... I'm very grateful to you for makeing me switch to Norvasc , I can't thank you enough dear. One more thing, I...
    ... :(, dr put me back on 2.5mg Zebeta and reduced my Norvasc to 5mg. Heart rate, after 4 hours of Zebeta, is 71...
    ... Michael Hi Michael! Just for your information, Norvasc can cause sleep disturbances and sleep disturbances...
    ... years and it never caused any sleep problems. Also Norvasc is better than Diltiazem for me :D, it's the bes medication...
    ... :(, dr put me back on 2.5mg Zebeta and reduced my Norvasc to 5mg. Heart rate, after 4 hours of Zebeta, is 71...
    ... the heart". I didn't have any problems with 10mg of Norvasc , but I'm back to 5 mg because I have to lower my heart...
    ... those who experienced them. I also mentioned that Norvasc , compared to others (such as my CCB), did very well...
    ... can't thank you enough for helping me to switch to Norvasc . I will bring this to my doctor when I meet him again...
    ... pressure is 126/74 so it's great :D. Zebeta 2.5mg + Norvasc 5mg is better than 10mg of Norvasc alone as you said...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Diltiazem Xanax

  3. Ringing In Ears and Blood Pressure Meds
    ... unknown heart problems. After atenolol, I went on Norvasc , which is the 5th drug I tried. I experienced flushing...
    ... lisinopril, benicar/hct, atenolol, and amlodipine ( norvasc )...but only one med at a time so looking BACK, it...
    ... my bp after discoing atenolol and before going on norvasc was higher than my bp was after being off norvasc...
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  4. Flowergirl & Dr's appointment
    ... answer. Flowergirl, for what it's worth, my ccb, norvasc , was the only one of the 5 medications I took that ... last May which is when I stopped taking amlodipine/ norvasc . ...I experienced withdrawal symptoms several times...
    ... your blood sugar was over about 30 days I think. Norvasc is known for heartburn problems. I took that drug ... for 30 yrs. He refused to admit that it was from Norvasc . The only reason I tried Norvasc was that I had tried...
    ... these drugs. I KNOW the meds are responsible. I was on Norvasc briefly before being switched to Felodipine. I think ... place. Fam, aren't you glad you are not taking Norvasc anymore? Did you have reflux prior to your use of ... you successful in lowering your blood pressure with Norvasc ? Thanks once again, flowergirl...
    ... Norvasc reduced my systolic 10 points the first day. But ... smells like paint. I made the mistake of starting Norvasc on a Friday so I couldn't get hold of the Dr. I knew ... forgot to mention that I got swallowing problems with Norvasc . I already have swallowing problems but this was ... the birth of my 10.5 lb baby. But up until taking Norvasc , I never had heartburn like Norvasc gave me. The...
    ... can have serious side effects. Your experience with Norvasc was scary and so was Beth's. These are potent and...
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  5. Teen with High BP, need info..
    ... replying... he is taking SlowK 2 tabs twice a day Norvasc 5mg..1 & half pills a day Apo-hydralazine 25mg ....
    ... i take him to a dr?..i was thinking of cutting the norvasc in half...it was recently increased from 5mg to 10mg...
    ... legs and ankles is a side effect of the meds, and norvasc is one of many that can cause this side effect. Do ... you should have problems cutting back the dose of norvasc (I had no problems when I disco'd my 10 mg overnight...
    ... appointments...so i dont know what to do. I may cut the norvasc in half, the increase started about 10 days ago..so...
    ... ll send you to the ER... ...But, I may cut the norvasc in half, the increase started about 10 days ago..so...
    ... STOP taking the Hydralazine(sp) & to increase the norvasc from 5mg to 10 mg. Im a little surprised by such...
    ... STOP taking the Hydralazine(sp) & to increase the norvasc from 5mg to 10 mg. It's good that you called.....
    ... mri was normal...he is now on 20mg ramapril...10mg norvasc & 4 tabs Slow K (pottasium) dr said there are...

  6. high blood pressure semi cold weather
    ... would be very appreciated, and by the way I take 5mg norvasc , 5mg paxil not sure if this would contribute to that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  7. How is one diagnosed?
    ... usually in the 50 to 60 range. My current meds are 5mg Norvasc and 25 MG of Toporal. I reduced the Toporal myself...
    ... usually in the 50 to 60 range. My current meds are 5mg Norvasc and 25 MG of Toporal. I reduced the Toporal myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  8. What is my perfect heart rate?
    ... have been taken off it. Now I'm on Zebeta 2.5mg + Norvasc 5 mg daily, along with Effexor XR 75mg and 0.5mg of...
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  9. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working?
    ... in patients just initiating the drug therapy with Norvasc . You'd been on a similar medication prior so I am...
    ... I think I will ask my dr to up my dose to 10mg of Norvasc , if that will never work. I have tried Atacand and...
    ... unpleasant side effects, think twice about having your Norvasc increased to 10mgs! Studies compared the frequency ... side-effects? You'll be glad to hear people taking Norvasc had fewer side effects on any dose than did people...
    ... unpleasant side effects, think twice about having your Norvasc increased to 10mgs! Studies compared the frequency ... side-effects? You'll be glad to hear people taking Norvasc had fewer side effects on any dose than did people ... mean by thinking twice about increasing the dose of Norvasc to 10mg? it's a bad thing? It seems that this is the ... was 110/90, and now (6:00 PM) it's 140/95. I take Norvasc around 10:00 PM daily. I'm going to wait more few...
    ... mean by thinking twice about increasing the dose of Norvasc to 10mg? it's a bad thing? It seems that this is the...
    ... to do it. Also, I'm going to ask my dr to increase Norvasc to 10mg and see if I will get side effects. Thanks...
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  10. My experience with coffee effect on HBP
    ... Zebeta at morning and afte 12 hours I take 5mg of Norvasc . Anyway, at the first dose of Norvasc I got a lot ... flowergirl told me that I have reversed the effects of Norvasc :(, and I'm grateful that she told me about this....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem

  11. from ACE to ARB, is the ARB not working?
    ... at 1:30 am due to hct, or midnight and 3 am due to Norvasc . I can't tell you how wonderful it is to sleep until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  12. My dr just changed my medication
    ... bad side effects. He also told me to take 5mg of Norvasc at night, he said that I should take Zebeta at morning ... and make a peroid of 12 hours between it and Norvasc . So I will take Zebeta at 9 AM and Norvasc at 9 PM ... . I know that Diltiazem lowers the heart rate and Norvasc doesn't, so by taking 2.5 of Zebeta can I get the...
    ... some calcium channel blockers, such as Amlodipine ( Norvasc ) have very little effect on heart rate and contraction ... rate when on Diltiazem, you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc . Beta blockers keep your heart rate slower. No matter...
    ... some calcium channel blockers, such as Amlodipine ( Norvasc ) have very little effect on heart rate and contraction ... rate when on Diltiazem, you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc . Beta blockers keep your heart rate slower. No matter ... me about it. Yesterday when I took my first dose of Norvasc , at 9 PM, I felt dizzy and tired and I was sweating...
    ... that because I'm switching from one CCB to another ( Norvasc ), it's safe for the heart. So I don't have to wait...
    ... Hi Michael, :) when I took my first dose of Norvasc , at 9 PM, I felt dizzy and tired and I was sweating ... diminished or completely reversed the effect of your Norvasc .....which normally blocks these calcium channels....
    ... I take my cup of coffee? I take Zebeta at 9 AM and Norvasc at 9 PM. Maybe by 12 PM, this wouldn't effect my medication ... after a workout. By the way last night when I took Norvasc , before I take xanax 0.5mg and Effexor XR 75mg by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Effexor Xanax Verapamil

  13. Zebeta 1.2mg + HCT 6.5mg: my last hope
    ... I'm thinking about switching from Diltiazem SR to Norvasc 5mg. Actually, it's good to take Norvasc once daily ... instead of the 2 dose daily of Diltiazem SR. I tried Norvasc before but didn't give it time to work, only for few ... wean off Diltiazem? or I can stop it today and start Norvasc tommorow. Thanks, Michael...
    ... peak plasma levels are reached in 2-4 hours, while Norvasc takes a bit longer -6-12 hours. I have been looking ... into switching back to Norvasc because it has generally fewer side-effects. The incidence ... of edema is lower. When I was on Norvasc , I didn't have the edema problems. It seems though ... beta2 I took previously did. Instead of starting Norvasc at 5mg, why not start it at 2.5mg? Remember, you want ... a minimum and the 2.5mg dose might be enough. With Norvasc , you have to wait at least 7-8 days of consecutive ... monitored when Hctz is combined with Bisoprolol. Norvasc and Bisoprolol - there may be additive reductions ... if any problems or heartbeat too slow. Hctz with Norvasc - antihyperensive effect could be additive. I don...
    ... to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta + HTC 6.5mg ? then in 2 weeks I ... would be on the 5mg of Norvasc plus the 1.25mg of Zebeta + HTC 6.5mg ? Yes I have...
    ... to 90 and go to the dr after a week to see if the Norvasc 2.5/Zebeta is good for me. My problem is that I...
    ... to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta + HTC 6.5mg ? then in 2 weeks I ... would be on the 5mg of Norvasc plus the 1.25mg of Zebeta + HTC 6.5mg ? Yes I have...
    ... effects. My only hope is a combination between Zebeta, Norvasc and HCT. I wonder how did you do with Efexor? it...
    ... combination is 2.5mg of Zebeta + 6.5mg of HCT + 2.5mg of Norvasc , with the possibility of increasing Norvasc to 5 mg...
    ... combination is 2.5mg of Zebeta + 6.5mg of HCT + 2.5mg of Norvasc , with the possibility of increasing Norvasc to 5 mg...
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  14. Isolated Systolic Hypertension (ISH)
    ... affecting my diastolic when nothing else would. Then Norvasc which is known to reduce systolic b/p. I couldn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  15. Being switched again!
    ... day. He lowered my dose to 2 a day and added 5mgs of norvasc . Then my sister tells me that she's been on 2.5mgs ... of norvasc a day, plus 25mgs of a diuretic and she has had no...
    ... that maybe if my doc had gone the route of 2.5 mgs of norvasc along 25mgs of a water pill (hydrochlora-something...
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  16. Need Help My blood pressure goes high with anxiety
    ... sometimes 129/69. I am currently on 5mg of norvasc , and 5mg of paxil (a 10mg pill cut in half) my question ... is, should i be on a higher dosage of norvasc ? I hate taking the anti depressants for the anxiety...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  17. Young man with Hypertension. (It's not just for the middle aged anymore) lol j/k
    ... Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc . Took that for a month and when I saw my regular ... doctor I was mentioning that Norvasc was expensive (I don't have insurance at the moment...
    ... Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc . Took that for a month and when I saw my regular ... doctor I was mentioning that Norvasc was expensive (I don't have insurance at the moment...
    ... Atenolol lowers the heart rate. So they put me on Norvasc . Took that for a month and when I saw my regular ... doctor I was mentioning that Norvasc was expensive (I don't have insurance at the moment...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  18. Side Effects?
    ... what I have experienced with ACEs and ARBs. I tried Norvasc and it was not nice, I had one last med to try which...
    ... ARB) Coversyl is an Angiotensin I Blocker. (ACE) Norvasc is a Calcium Channel Blocker. (CCB) Avapro HCT is...
    ... with I added the diuretic to my Diltiazem (CCB like Norvasc but seems to be better than it). This board is the...
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  19. Norvasc and neuropathy
    ... [QUOTE=njillard;3302725]I have been taking Norvasc for over a year now, and most days it is becoming ... t know anything about those drugs but I know that Norvasc causes feet swelling. I think you need to change your...
    ... problems with your feet can be attributed to the use of Norvasc . While I was on it and before I was switched to Felodipine...
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  20. High Blood Pressure Meds and Excessive Sweating
    ... meds can cause this. I take metoprolol, lisinopril, norvasc and hctz....
    ... Now I'm on a CCB called Diltiazem, the same group as Norvasc , and no such sweating at all. The problem is that...
    ... QUOTE=bharkins;3280161]I take metoprolol, lisinopril, norvasc and hctz. Wow... that's a lot of BP meds... basically...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Metoprolol Toprol Diltiazem

  21. very discouraged
    ... spoke with my Dr. at length and he wants me to give Norvasc a try. He said it's a very safe and effective BP...

  22. What are the risk of stopping HBP medicine? Is it true Im gonna die?
    ... control my my BP and now my doctor wants me to take norvasc as they cannot control my HBP, but I am already depressing...
    ... control my my BP and now my doctor wants me to take norvasc as they cannot control my HBP, but I am already depressing...
    ... medicine and see what will happen to me and stop the norvasc , do you think this is a good idea to cut all my medicine ... atenolol 100 to 50 half of lisinopryl 40 to 20 half of norvasc 5mg to 2.5 mg. my sister told me to stop all of...
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  23. Can one take ATrovent nasal spray, sudafed PE tablets with HBP?
    ... types of Meds if they are taking b/p meds like Toprol, Norvasc , Diovan, etc.? My sister needs something so badly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Toprol

  24. Meds questions - Benicar and Dynacirc
    ... month. They gave me more side effects (especially NORVASC ). Besides, in many research studies they have not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Toprol

  25. Effectiveness of antihypertensives
    ... was being poured down my throat. When I took Norvasc , my swallow problems really escalated within a day...
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  26. Pain and BP Meds
    ... beta-blockers for years, last year BenicarHCT and Norvasc , switched to Avalide about 2 months ago and something...
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  27. FG re: Calcium CB's & throat issues
    ... Hope you had a nice visit. When I was on Norvasc , I had difficulty with swallowing that is hard to ... Each muscle was doing its own thing. After going off Norvasc it took a few wks for my swalowing to return to my...
    ... doctor-free for three months. I wonder how different Norvasc and Felodipine are. I was fine on Norvasc so don't ... and other side effects on any dosage, compared to Norvasc . Maybe I should go back on Norvasc. It's worth looking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  28. Hypertensive and atherosclerotic effects on blood vessels
    ... straight. He gets confused. I am not alone. I was on Norvasc then was switched to Felodipine. We were talking about...

  29. Joint and Muscular pain with Norvasc
    ... otherwise that your joint pain etc is not caused by Norvasc Etc. Did you have swelling & were joints on both...
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  30. Amlodipine
    ... STRESS ISNT AS BAD WE FOUND OUT SHES BIPOLAR ,MY B/P ON NORVASC IN AM WAS LIKE 127/92 PULSE 105 THEN AT NIGHT WHEN ... AND B/P USE TO RUN 118/60 OR 120/79 BUT NOT WITH NORVASC IT WAS THAT READING WHEN I TOOK LISINIPRIL 10 MG ... AND THE NORVASC HE THE OTHER DR NOT THE ONE I HAVE NOW HAD ME ON 5...

  31. can blood pressure meds cause horrible headaches or is it the bloodpressure ?????????
    ... and the headaches are horrible this new dr put me on norvasc 5mg now my b/p is like 160/98- 156/75 heartrate is...
    ... and the headaches are horrible this new dr put me on norvasc 5mg now my b/p is like 160/98- 156/75 heartrate is ... to what med you were on when...but I will say that norvasc /amlodipine is known for causing headaches. Your dose ... of 5 mg is average (dosage for norvasc can range from 2.5 to 10 mg--there's always exceptions ... headaches, adjusting the dose may not be worthwhile. Norvasc stays in the body awhile after you stop taking it ... before my body returned to normal after discoing the norvasc ...but everyone is different and everyone processes...
    ... pressure as 160 is quite high - doesn't sound like the Norvasc is controlling it properly. When mine was that high ... my headaches were aweful. I was put on Norvasc as well and it did not control my BP and they had...
    ... to what med you were on when...but I will say that norvasc /amlodipine is known for causing headaches. Your dose ... of 5 mg is average (dosage for norvasc can range from 2.5 to 10 mg--there's always exceptions ... headaches, adjusting the dose may not be worthwhile. Norvasc stays in the body awhile after you stop taking it ... before my body returned to normal after discoing the norvasc ...but everyone is different and everyone processes...
    ... [QUOTE=bethsheba;3217808]... Norvasc stays in the body awhile after you stop taking it ... that I don't know how long you've been taking the norvasc , but it takes several weeks for it to lower one's...

  32. question about high blood pressure and thyrold ....
    ... headaches from my b/p or the meds im on a new brand its norvasc 5mgs .and can anyone here tell me if my tsh went down...
    ... headaches from my b/p or the meds im on a new brand its norvasc 5mgs .and can anyone here tell me if my tsh went down...
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  33. Beta Blockers & b/p in Aorta
    ... inhibitiors or the calcium channel blockers. Both Norvasc and Amlodipine have been shown to be more effective...
    ... [QUOTE=flowergirl2day;3200997].... Both Norvasc and Amlodipine have been shown to be more effective ... flowergirl Just a quickie...amlodipine is the generic of norvasc . Bsheba...
    ... Just a quickie...amlodipine is the generic of norvasc . Yes of course it is. I should have caught it,...
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  34. Avalide, holy cow, not again!
    ... AvalideHCT for the Benicar and some other for the Norvasc whose name escapes me at the moment. I take the Avalide...
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  35. High Systolic, Low Diastolic, Why?
    ... than the systolic with the exception of Clonidine & Norvasc which have too many side effects. Hctz decreased...
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  36. Calcium channel blockers
    ... said "FINE, I'll try verapamil or diltiazem but NOT Norvasc " which I found to be a truly hateful drug. He never...
    ... discuss with the specialist next month. He'd put me on Norvasc originally, so the chances are he'll nix the idea...
    ... levels. I just wanted to add that after being on Norvasc /amlodipine (a calcium channel blocker) for about 3 ... effect...but don't know exactly why. He'd put me on Norvasc originally, so the chances are he'll nix the idea ... ... Did you get headaches with the Norvasc ? I forget what you had said. By the way, one...
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  37. High Blood Pressure Medications side Side effects??
    ... don't pass out of nothing it just bug me alot... Norvasc I was very lightheaded.... the bloody noses i dont...
    ... My prediction is that this drug will become the new NORVASC in generating huge amounts of money for its manufacturer...
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  38. Amlodipine Causing Depression/anxiety?
    ... Hello..I was on 5mg Amlodipine, or Amlovasc ( Norvasc I think in the USA), for around two years, along with ... or depression problem after being on Amlodipine or Norvasc . Is it all in my mind after all and just a coincidence...
    ... I suffered EXTREME agitation with amlodipine ( Norvasc in the U.S.)...it happened with both the 10 mg and ... like to experiment, compare and titrate and I put Norvasc right up there with the 3 or 4 worst. And I am ... doctor actually SCOWLED when I said I wouldn't try Norvasc again if my life depended opn it...I may have mentioned...
    ... Grandma, I was on a low dose of Norvasc at one time with side effects I could tolerate. On...
    ... I got off Norvasc about 6 weeks ago and it was the best thing I could...
    ... Well, tell your Dr. I only made it to Day 3 being on Norvasc with the sharp pains all over my headache (don't have...
    ... Although I haven't experienced depression with Norvasc , I did experience sleep disturbances and there is ... off!! Get off!! Get Off!! I took myself off of norvasc because of sleep problems and found that it took about...
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  39. what is a good bp?
    ... a calcium channel blocker. If so, I just got off Norvasc , which is also a calcium channel blocker (bad stuff ... liking. I stuck with it and now, 6 weeks later, the Norvasc side effects are now just fully fading away, and my...
    ... The headaches from Norvasc took at least 3-4 wks to disappear & I only took the...

  40. Norvasc And Dry Eyes?
    ... Although I didn't experience vision problems with Norvasc , I did with at least 3 of my other bp medications ... also referred to the drug sheet that came with the norvasc and it lists the following eye problems as side effects ... out a sheet and show him. And one final tidbit--- norvasc is one of those drugs that hasn't been tested in the ... it was 116/80...I had 1 reading of 120/80 while on Norvasc ....the rest of the time I was happy to see a 130/90...
    ... drug side effects person but I just recently got off Norvasc after a little over a year because I just did not ... right, and I usually feel fine. My doc replaced the Norvasc with Atenolol (beta blocker replacing the calcium ... channel blocker Norvasc ) I also take HCTZ and an ace inhibitor, but the change ... was getting rid of Norvasc . It is known to bother many people using it. One ... good once again. I recommend getting rid of the Norvasc . Don't listen to the doctor tell you how you feel ... be a little uncomfortable at first withdrawing from Norvasc , but in a few weeks you should feel better. Just...
    ... Norvasc is one of the few b/p drugs that one can stop quickly ... severe HBP, another b/p drug will be needed to replace Norvasc right away. I didn't have any problems getting off ... Norvasc except it took weeks to get rid of the headaches. ... info sheet that comes with the med) before going off Norvasc . I wasn't able to get hold of my Dr. as it was the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  41. I have a question can meds stop helping
    ... we know what you are taking. 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 5mg(at night) 3. Enalapril Maleate (Vasotec)10 mg...
    ... Enalapril probably WILL stop working after about a year. Norvasc can make you nervous and cause your ankles to swell...
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  42. Very Frustrated Need Some Input
    ... started after the highblood pressure) and 5 mg of norvasc for high blood pressure. I am 6'0 210 pounds and...
    ... I'm not sure about all your symptoms, but I was on Norvasc for about a year and just did not feel right. And ... headache, etc. I had been the one to ask my doc for norvasc and I went back to him to change my meds due to feeling ... "just not right". He told me he never likes norvasc as it is a calcium channel blocker and that class ... He substituted Atenolol, a beta blocker, for the Norvasc . My pulse rate dropped from a little over 100 to 60 ... Atenolol as well. You might think about getting off norvasc and see if it helps....
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  43. Went to Dr today...
    ... taken meds for about for 5 months I don't think Norvasc 5mg work anymore last night my bp was 152/105 I was...
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  44. Anyone Here Take (Vasotec)
    ... 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 5mg ( My sleeping pill LOL:) :)) (3 months now I'm...
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  45. Side effects of Antihypertensives
    ... Norvasc : swollen ankles and extreme irritability (serious...
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  46. Benicar
    ... presently off medication for the time being. I was on Norvasc , a calcium channel blocker, which gave me the fewest ... hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril, benicar hct, atenolol, and norvasc , but only 1 drug at a time). Hct was effective initially...
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  47. Possibility Of Multiple Bad Drug Reactions?
    ... bad reactions to them. I was on Lisinopril 5mg and Norvasc 5mg for about two years. I never felt well, but everything ... and she stopped the Benicar and doubled the dose of Norvasc to 10 mg. Unfortunately, since then, I have been experienci ... awful tension headaches. I have no idea if it's the Norvasc causing this, but my doctor is being very short with...
    ... She is keeping you on Norvasc thru all the changes. Most probably you are having ... a reaction to Norvasc and the addition or subtraction of the other things ... is being overwhelmed by the Norvasc . I recently got off Norvasc because I felt it was ... ago I had to add 12.5 HCTZ to my Lotrel (which is Norvasc plus an ACE inhibitor). Long story, short.... I ... PLUS atenolol (beta blocker, lowest dosage). Off Norvasc all together about a week ago and am feeling better ... blocker replaces the calcium channel blocker which is Norvasc . I found out my doc doesn't like calcium channel ... Anyhow, I had many of the symptoms you were having on Norvasc , just not feeling well even tho BP was OK. Am starting ... good at about 117/77 or so. And one more thing, on Norvasc my pulse was 110 or near that, on the beta blocker ... made a big difference to headaches, etc. Get off Norvasc and see what happens with the other drugs....
    ... and she stopped the Benicar and doubled the dose of Norvasc to 10 mg. Unfortunately, since then, I have been experienci ... awful tension headaches. I have no idea if it's the Norvasc causing this, but my doctor is being very short with ... doctor warned me about headaches being a side effect of Norvasc when he prescribed it for me. What he didn't warn ... hydrochlorothiazide, benicar hct, lisinopril, atenolol, and norvasc on this board under "Bp Side Effects" by Bethsheba...
    ... headaches at all but I got the worst headaches from Norvasc that lasted 2-3 wks after I got off of it. My side...
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  48. sudden onset of HBP
    ... sinus problem might be the trigger. She put me on Norvasc as well. I started it Thursday. I felt really bad ... today and called the doctor. She took me off the Norvasc (whew) and put on the Diazide now x 2 a day and said...
    ... due to a complete hysterectomy). ... She put me on Norvasc as well. I started it Thursday. I felt really bad...
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  49. Flowergirl re: b/p?
    ... lasted at least 2 wks & maybe 3 wks after stopping norvasc ( & that's a drug that can be stopped suddenly.) ...

  50. Foot ankle and leg swelling
    ... I was on Norvasc 10mg with no side affects. When I got my Rx filled ... plus tiredness. I had none of these symptoms with Norvasc but my insurance company will not pay for Norvasc...
    ... before I started taking the generic. I was taking Norvasc 10mg for two months before the swelling started. ...
    ... You are lucky you had no adverse effects while on Norvasc . Mine had to be discontinued shortly after I was put...
    ... and am doing great, however the doctors put me on norvasc after to control my blood pressure - I am also taking ... xl - which is fine. About 6 weeks after starting norvasc , my ankles started to swell - it is awful - never...
    ... and am doing great, however the doctors put me on norvasc after to control my blood pressure - I am also taking ... xl - which is fine. About 6 weeks after starting norvasc , my ankles started to swell - it is awful - never ... had it before - I tried norvasc for 10 weeks with the same issues. I stoped the meds...
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  51. high blood pressure in your 20s?
    ... down to 120/80 only to go up to 140/80, on 5 mg of norvasc right now, try and keep your head up and keep excercising...

  52. How long can cuff anxiety last?
    ... after doing that my bp wen't up, I take 5 mg's of norvasc every day, and my bp has dropped from 120/80 in the...
    ... after doing that my bp wen't up, I take 5 mg's of norvasc every day, and my bp has dropped from 120/80 in the...

  53. Antihypertensive drugs and allergic reactions
    ... of the head & gradually spread over the head. My Norvasc headaches created constant painful spots all over ... several weeks to rid myself of them after stopping Norvasc . From what I've read, getting headaches from HBP...

  54. My blood pressure is making me nuts!
    ... high blood pressure and am currently taking 5mg of Norvasc . Heres the deal, my blood pressure was normal until...
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  55. Is anyone taking Caduet
    ... Just wondering about this new medication - norvasc and lipitor in one pill. I take both of these meds...
    ... 3000337]Just wondering about this new medication - norvasc and lipitor in one pill. I take both of these meds...
    ... Norvasc has gone generic as amlodipine beylate and the price...
    ... you choose to take this stuff" - you're referring to Norvasc ? I really don't have any side effects from this med...
    ... words in also. Sounds like you're doing well on Norvasc , and if that's the case, I'm happy for you:) . I ... , too, was on Norvasc , and now am on the generic version. And I too, have...
    ... type of medication. Beth - Along with the 5 mg. of Norvasc , I also take 80 mg. of Micardis plus and 50 mg. of ... usually take my BP meds in the morning. Do you think the Norvasc is keeping you up at night? I started waking up at...
    ... [QUOTE=arlmon18;3004603]Do you think the Norvasc is keeping you up at night? I started waking up at ... Yes, arlmon, I have reason to believe it's the norvasc --for several reasons 1. I'm not menopausal. 2 ... , Sleep problems are listed as a side effect of norvasc 3. If I stop taking the norvasc, I sleep great-...
    ... do you think it makes a difference if you take the Norvasc in the morning? As I mentioned, I was sleeping poorly...
    ... again and peak plasma concentrations in the blood for Norvasc occur 6-12 hours after taking an oral dose. I have ... been taking my amlodepine (generic norvasc ) between 6 and 8 at night and I wake up about midnight...
    ... next month when I go. I started off on 2.5 mg. of Norvasc , but my BP was doing well, so the cardio upped it...
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  56. Lenin, Cozaar HCTZ Question
    ... the drug companies to prescribe pricey drugs like Norvasc and Lotrel, the bevy of patented ARB's, and now, CADUET...
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  57. vitamins affecting absorption of BP medication
    ... absorption of my BP pills 30 mg of prinivil and 5 mg of norvasc . ...
    ... knew this may be a problem. I take accupril 20mg, norvasc 10mg and atenolol 50mg. Supplements; 400mg CoQ10...
    ... I'm on norvasc and the med sheet says you should report any vitamins...
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  58. Do CCBs cause heart attacks?
    ... integrity: Tell him, "YES you'll try ANY CCB except for NORVASC ." If he seems to lose interest in the subject entirely ... hinting at calcium channel blockers. (I had tried Norvasc for a month from my cardiologist and KNEW that I hated ... YES nifedipine is the worst of the worst. And alas, NORVASC was the most widely prescribed antihypertensive and...
    ... circumstances and are not necessarily diuretics! NORVASC was the most widely prescribed antihypertensive and ... increased blood pressure, and suicidal ideations--- norvasc ( with side effects of facial flushing and 1-2 nocturnal...
    ... and will look into it for several reasons... 1. Norvasc may have gone generic but it is not cheap--- 2. ... Although I can function with the side effects of Norvasc , it does effect my sleep (I know because my sleep...
    ... and will look into it for several reasons... 1. Norvasc may have gone generic but it is not cheap--- 2. ... Although I can function with the side effects of Norvasc , it does effect my sleep (I know because my sleep...
    ... are the first line of defense against hypertension. Norvasc may be the number one seller, and it is, but doctors...
    ... very bad side effects except CCBs. I started with Norvasc 5 mg but it didn't lower my blood pressure, also it...
    ... list the side efffects of the other as well: For Norvasc : an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing ... reasonable cost. For me Lasix passes these tests and Norvasc falls flat on its face as do the ARB's, and ACEI's ... sure MANY doctors take a BP reading and prescribe NORVASC if the reading is high. In the waiting room, there ... are several boxes of tissues with NORVASC printed beautifully on all 6sides, all the pens and ... referral pads in the office say NORVASC , there is a magazine holder with NORVASC printed on ... the top, a clock that says NORVASC, NORVASC calendars (two??)and Norvasc brochure piles all over ... the place...even lovely Norvasc picture frame. I was surprised that each sheet of ... TOILET PAPER didn't say NORVASC on it. Yes there is almost ALWAYS a beautiful Norvasc ... peddle samples, but they WILL ! (I once mentioned the " Norvasc waiting room" to my doctor...oh, did I get a dirty ... rather than medical ethics and Pfizer's PUSHING of Norvasc is at the top of my list...and Lipitor is right up...
    ... drugs to try next. Am currently on a generic form of norvasc , with "minor" side effects, but I can't help but think...
    ... Thanks for asking about me and my father :). I tried Norvasc and it didn't had any effect on my blood pressure...
    ... list the side efffects of the other as well: For Norvasc : I agree that, in order to be fair and balanced ... Clots is acceptable, for me it isn't. ... and Norvasc falls flat on its face as do the ARB's, and ACEI's...
    ... updated on what's going on in your lives. I tried Norvasc and it didn't had any effect on my blood pressure...
    ... med...will do some research in the meantime. The norvasc is ok, but I like sleeping at night and I can't do...
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  59. Meds advice or feedback?
    ... I take; 50mg atenolol 20mg accupril 10mg norvasc (recently increased from 5mg after problems with surges ... and/or lower dosages, not increase as we did with norvasc . Thanks!...
    ... I've been on atenolol and norvasc but I'm going to let others address your drug concerns...
    ... jeeps, Replace either atenolol or Norvasc or better yet BOTH with a diuretic and see if that ... occasionally and read something other than Pfizer ( Norvasc 's pusher) brochures. energy is low from time...
    ... working on the rest!! Atenonol constricts, but Norvasc dilates......so is the tingling/burning/cold feet...
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  60. Hbp
    ... this helps. I recently changed medications was taking norvasc and hyzaar and am now taking cozaar and metropril...
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  61. Question re: Atenolol - for Beth
    ... can be absolutely terrifying. As for me, I'm on Norvasc now with livable side effects (aside from my face...
    ... effects were temporary. I do not feel great as the norvasc interfers with my sleep...but, at least I can function ... wake up at 12:15 in the am (as is my habit since on norvasc ) to see if there's a correlation between my nocturnal...
    ... I awoke at 3:01 this am, as is my practice since Norvasc , and checked my bp---130/79, :)!! What a relief!...

  62. golden flaxseed
    ... lower my BP medicaine (25 ml of prinival and 5 of norvasc . My blood pressure -when I last took it was 106/64...
    ... lower my BP medicaine (25 ml of prinival and 5 of norvasc . My blood pressure -when I last took it was 106/64...

  63. blood pressure in doctor's office
    ... am currently taking 30 mg of prinivil and 5 mg of norvasc . At home my blood pressure is 110/70 sometimes as...
    ... along with my BP pills. I take 30 mg prinival and 5 mg norvasc . The highest my BP goes is 123/76. Had no clue that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prinivil

  64. Valsartan (Diovan) for Blood Pressure
    ... Does anything help with the headache? When I got the Norvasc headaches it was so painful & nothing helped. I rarely...
    ... Does anything help with the headache? When I got the Norvasc headaches it was so painful & nothing helped. I rarely...
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  65. Test it out Hey people I'm getting off My meds for a week
    ... These are my meds for 3 months 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 5mg 3. Lisinopril-HCTZ20-25mg Since then I started...
    ... People I need to use these meds 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 5mg 3. Lisinopril-HCTZ20-25mg But I found out that ... Norvasc is the one that making me lightheaded Because I stop ... another drug that don't make my light headed like Norvasc or another herb...
    ... A rebound HBP? I know it is usually okay to stop Norvasc suddenly but not sure whether it is okay to stop Lisinpril...
    ... calcium channel blocker family and thus replacing the Norvasc with diltiazem or verapamil(in that order.) Both are ... far cheaper than Norvasc and both are better, so it can be a good change all ... Since Pfizer FINALLY lost it's last appeal to keep Norvasc the only brand name version, it will soon be replaced ... inducements" from Pfizer will dry up. Doctors: "Oh Norvasc , no we don't think much of it anymore...it never WAS...
    ... but I have to wait until June to see the new doctor Norvasc is the one that making me lightheaded but I can still...
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  66. Hctz....can you just stop cold turkey?
    ... controlling the bp. Without it, I also take Lotrel ( Norvasc and a calcium channel blocker), my blood pressure...
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  67. heart pounds at night when I lay down???
    ... diagnosis. I got head pains in certain spots from Norvasc (Cal. Chan blocker) but I don't remember having pulsations...
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  68. lotrel 10/20
    ... this a common side effect. His MD switched him from Norvasc because of swelling. I believe the swelling is worse...
    ... I take Lotrel (it is Norvasc with a calcium channel blocker, so he's still taking ... Norvasc ) and it does not have any diuretic in it. Often people...
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  69. BP & Symptoms
    ... point out that I experience occasional flushing on Norvasc (it's listed as a side effect on the drug sheet so ... medication? Oh, and headaches are also a side effect of Norvasc (and some other bp meds) so I would also question...

  70. How accurate are your blood pressure readings?
    ... out. Or it may be that after lowering my dose of norvasc , the pressures have finally settled down. But I...
    ... experience some flushing, flatulance, and ankle "pain" on Norvasc but at least my head is clear). It is easy now to...
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  71. Vision and high blood pressure
    ... toss something in. For a month I tried atenolol + Norvasc . The Norvasc made me jumpy and the atenolol made me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  72. Hi people it me again I mess up this yestoday
    ... these are the meds I'm taken 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 2.5mg 3. Lisinopril-HCTZ20-25mg I been working...
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  73. Side Effects from BP Medication/Panic Attacks
    ... Lopressor and Toprol Calcium Channel Blockers - Norvasc , Cardizem, Calan, and Calan SR Ace Inhibitor - Vasotec ... blockers were bad dizzy spells. Doctor switched me to Norvasc and for 3 months it work but then it started speeding...
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  74. Hi, I'm new here
    ... 800mg/day, Felodipine(Renedil) 10mg -used to take Norvasc but was switched to Renedil.) I will ask the pharmacist...
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  75. Tekturna
    ... ochlorothiazide, benicar/hct, lisinopril, atenolol, and now Norvasc ) not that anyone wanted to know, groan. Confusion...
    ... bp meds for about 16 yrs. been on accupril,hyzaar, norvasc , dynacirc, diovan, and now, for a few years been on...
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