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  1. spikes at night
    ... do a lot because I have taken it in another combo ( Norvasc 10mg,Diovan 180mg + fluid pill) and had readings always ... pill to every day(it was every other day) and changed Norvasc to Dilacor. I have been on Lisinopril plain and hct ... has very few side effects. I agree with all who say Norvasc is awful. I had so much swelling in my feet I could...
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  2. Ziac causes permanent sexual side effects, is this true?
    ... has no effect on sexual ability. Also they said that Norvasc is fine too. Don't worry and forget about it ok?...
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  3. What's so bad about diuretics?
    ... and all of them controlled my BP. I have just tried Norvasc but it's not working with me at all. Unlike other...
    ... had a nickel for every doctor in America prescribed Norvasc as the first drug! It's really beyond the pale! ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cozaar Ziac

  4. Norvasc: Tell us your experience please.
    ... OK guys it's not Norvasc :) that is causing me ED. Sorry but my situation is...
    ... OK guys it's not Norvasc :) that is causing me ED. Sorry but my situation is...
    ... Hi...... I have been taking norvasc for about two years with very little side effects ... depending on mood or day. I due drink beer at night. Norvasc did not effect my wood, hell I`d get wood if the ... 1000 mg, vitamin c 1000 mg and magnesium 250 mg. Norvasc is a channel blocker like magnesium. Maybe I can ... get lucky and go off of the Norvasc . We`ll see........................... :-)...
    ... done with the B Tests. Anyway, I believe you guys Norvasc is not related to ED at all and that' a good news ... but for me Norvasc is useless because it didn't lower my BP even 1 point...
    ... done with the B Tests. Anyway, I believe you guys Norvasc is not related to ED at all and that' a good news ... but for me Norvasc is useless because it didn't lower my BP even 1 point...

  5. Amazing how some docs differ on BP med recommendations
    ... prescribing methods. :) I'd love to see a comparison in NORVASC prescribing between young and old doctors....
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  6. Dud BP drugs...taken from another thread.
    ... Oh PLEASE, Norvasc has to be included!...
    ... avapro, toprol xl, lisinopril, hctz and the awful norvasc ....
    ... NORVASC !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIGHT ON LENIN!!!!!!!!!!!!...
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  7. Info please-1st time Accupril user.
    ... retention with calcium channel blockers, especially the Norvasc brand, so for you they are probably not a good choice...
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  8. Do Blood Pressure Meds. Cause Vision Problems?
    ... My vision blurred considerably when I was on Norvasc . I am still on some Lisinopril, vision is still slightly ... but only after watching a movie on TV. With the Norvasc , it pretty much stayed blurry, but since I had stopped...
    ... Thanks so much! I was on Norvasc and had all sorts of side effects, the worst of which...
    ... temporary blindness. three yrs later she was prescribed norvasc and it caused eye pain. She ended up in the er.She...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Clonidine Toprol

  9. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping?
    ... ! Now's my chance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was put on Norvasc in June of last year. I had one spike one night and ... about it, he winds up putting me of Lisinopril AND Norvasc . Well...........the NORVASC caused me to be extremely...
    ... Why not do a search on norvasc . My mom took it for a short while(about a month) ... gain and an ill, not well feeling. She got off the norvasc and starting felling better. Bcuz you had by-pass...
    ... for bypass.This is the most common side-effect for Norvasc . The only effective way to cure this problem is to...
    ... and often with the ACE inhibitors. I didn't think Norvasc did much, if anything, for my BP from the get-go...
    ... seems to be a lot better tollerated than amlopidine ( norvasc ), based on comments to this forum. I'd ask the...
    ... miserable with the swollen feet and bad tummy. No more Norvasc ! Hope the cardizem works well. I asked her to take...
    ... feet are very swollen this afternoon after just 1/2 Norvasc this morning. Maybe it takes awhile to get out of...
    ... feet are very swollen this afternoon after just 1/2 Norvasc this morning. Maybe it takes awhile to get out of ... for several years after a very bad experence with Norvasc (something like what Lenin experenced). It made me ... me the difference between the two was remarkable. Norvasc made me very anxious and nervous and my BP actually...
    ... at night. I am already feeling better without the norvasc . Feet were a lot less swollen yesterday. Blood pressure...
    ... erratic. Those two meds were dropped and now she is on Norvasc alone. The first few days her BP seemed more stable...
    ... swelling in both my feet and ankles when I was taking Norvasc . Hated that feeling. May be whey your mother is having ... climbing stairs and might explain the numbness. I think Norvasc and all the calcium channel drugs are hard to take ... just a little swollen tonight and I have been off Norvasc for 2 days now. Much better. I do notice that I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Cardizem Diltiazem tiazac Diovan Xanax

  10. Norvasc & Atenolol Leg Pain
    ... It's POSSIBLE Norvasc might be involved. The manufaturer reports around ... what I'd do is test the hypothesis by going off the Norvasc for a month or two... and then do the same for atenolol...
    ... is no pain in the hip or knee. I just went off of Norvasc & atenolol to benicar hct. How long would it be before ... the effects of norvasc would be gone. Last week they did blood tests and...
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  11. Still too low
    ... body some time to adjust to being completely off of Norvasc , and am now down to 80 mgs. of Lisinopril. I really ... would see a pretty good increase in my BP without the Norvasc , but didn't. A slight one, yes. It had been running ... in the low 90's to low 40's. So getting off of the Norvasc did me no good at all, not really. I just took BP...
    ... Good job. Hope you feel loads better being off the Norvasc . Did your doctors tell you to cut down on the Lisinopril...
    ... :) There were readings from when I was ON the Norvasc and readings from when I was completely OFF of it ... BP. I do feel sooooooooo much better being off Norvasc . My mind feels better. That stuff does something...
    ... mind" thing, which I am convinced was caused by that Norvasc . Who is it on this board that always refers to that...
    ... You've shown what I've always suspected...that Norvasc is a truly AWFUL drug. Good only for inducing awful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  12. Does serum sodium tell one anything?
    ... drugs only for those with angina or heart failure and Norvasc should only be given to animals...to euthanize them...

  13. Depression!!!
    ... felt better immediately. Then later my dr prescribed norvasc and depressin started again. I stopped that and am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  14. Low Blood Pressure???? Symptoms????
    ... feel it and it's terrifying. I'm completely off of Norvasc , haven't had any for almost a week now, and BP is...
    ... you will be feeling better soon now that you are off Norvasc . What were your pressures when they were high? ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand

  15. I take 3 Blood Pressure Meds
    ... dilitzem seem to have less of a swelling side effect than Norvasc . Your numbers are really good, hope this combo continues...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tiazac

  16. Quit Again
    ... tough way to live...feels worse than when I tried Norvasc ! ANy feeling on how long it might take to reach steady...
    ... anything for my blookd pressure. But I sure did hate that norvasc . HATE!...
    ... Still trying to go without the Norvasc or any CCB. I have noticed when I wake in the morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Diovan

  17. Finally getting off meds
    ... weaning off those meds. I am now down to 2.5 mgs. of Norvasc , have been off the other 2.5 mgs for 4 days now, also ... think I'm going to do when I'm completely off the Norvasc , which will be soon now, and am down to 40 mgs. of...
    ... I think you can completely get off the Norvasc with no problem. Let me ask you a question, are...
    ... monitor's accuracy. If it is, then get off the bloomin' Norvasc ! This is what you said in another thread on July 5 ... Lisinopril even work, and has told me to stop taking the Norvasc 5mgs. cold turkey and to cut the Lisinopril from 160 ... a huge difference.Your doctor told you to quit the Norvasc . [SIZE=5]DO IT![/SIZE]Your doctor told you to do ... That he was upset with you for not getting off the Norvasc , as he told you a week ago? Do it before you kill...
    ... heart will weaken from lack of oxygen. Get off that Norvasc and lower that dose of ACEI. You worry me girl, ...
    ... agree with Uf-Da, get off that satanic medication, norvasc . Also, kick your incompentent healthcare provider...
    ... I think you can completely get off the Norvasc with no problem. Let me ask you a question, are...
    ... are feeling a bit better today. Now don't take any Norvasc tomorrow. Keep us informed how you are doing....
    ... the 30's ALL DAY LONG. I take my last 2.5 mgs. of Norvasc tonight and I'm off the nasty stuff. The same thing...
    ... I take my last 2.5 mgs. of Norvasc tonight and I'm off the nasty stuff. Why take it tonight...
    ... professional help, and quickly. I hope you didn't take any Norvasc this morning - you don't neeed that drug! Please ... skin and bones but still thinks she is fat. Drop Norvasc . Lower your other bp meds. Monitor your blood pressure...
    ... I didn't take any Norvasc last night, so I'm completely off that drug now. Now ... was 90/46. But maybe it'll take some time for the Norvasc to leave my system? It's still way too low, so how ... will it take for me to see results from NOT being on Norvasc any longer? I can't tell you how GOOD I feel, knowing ... !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I know that the half life of Norvasc is 30-50 hours, so does ANYBODY know when the my system ... input on this. But.................I am now OFF the Norvasc . Thank God. Melanie...
    ... BP go, and how high did it go after you got off the Norvasc ? I am completely off of it now, and scared to death...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  18. Fighting with my doctor
    ... Lisinopril even work, and has told me to stop taking the Norvasc 5mgs. cold turkey and to cut the Lisinopril from 160...
    ... Lisinopril even work, and has told me to stop taking the Norvasc 5mgs. cold turkey and to cut the Lisinopril from 160...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Lexapro

  19. Why do BP meds cause insomnia?
    ... 5PM and I'm up all night! I couldn't sleep with Norvasc either. ARB's and thiazides don't hurt my sleep...
    ... contributing, I know some people have trouble with Norvasc . I've cut out caffeine and alcohol too, so neither...
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  20. Need advice badly!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... packs of cigarettes per day. So, stupid me, I added a Norvasc , had cut it down to 5 mgs. and freaked over that spike ... perfect. Called my dr. and he wants me off of this Norvasc ASAP. But didn't tell me how to get off of it. I ... such a mess and I'm sick of it and I hate it. Does Norvasc really cause bad swelling in your ankles? And how...
    ... Melanie, Yes, even after a long time amlodipine ( Norvasc ) can cause ankle swelling. Don't be afraid to just ... STOP the Norvasc cold turkey and continue with the Lasix all the while ... BP. I doubt you'll have any problems because all Norvasc seems good for is emptying our pockets and plumping ... to alarm yourself...on the SCALE! But stop the Norvasc YESTERDAY, it's a HORRIBLE BP drug!...
    ... going to need something after the demon possessed Norvasc is gone. What a mess I'm in. Thanks for your response...
    ... Melanie, Yes, even after a long time amlodipine ( Norvasc ) can cause ankle swelling. Don't be afraid to just ... STOP the Norvasc cold turkey and continue with the Lasix all the while ... BP. I doubt you'll have any problems because all Norvasc seems good for is emptying our pockets and plumping ... to alarm yourself...on the SCALE! But stop the Norvasc YESTERDAY, it's a HORRIBLE BP drug! I have to agree ... with Lenin, Norvasc has the worst side effect profile out there! My former...
    ... I agree with Lenin, you can just stop taking the Norvasc . It isn't one that you have to wean off of. Take...
    ... agree with everyone else... you can just stop taking Norvasc . But, I would also like to add that Norvasc has a...
    ... anybody out there that doesn't have problems with Norvasc ? I'd be interested to know that. Thank you guys...
    ... did NOT increase urine output? I had increased the Norvasc to 10 mgs. due to a spike, then decreased it back ... the ankles, which has happened before on 10 mgs. of Norvasc . My dr. is NO help at all, so this board is all I ... either. I'm sick of all this stuff, I want OFF that NORVASC !!!!!!!!!!! Now I'm afraid it was just the Lasix that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix

  21. Are all calcium channel blockers created equal?
    ... Hi everybody - so I was taking 80mg Norvasc with 50mg Atenolol - took the Norvasc for about two ... weeks, have been on Atenolol longer) and I decided Norvasc wasn't for me...it caused headaches, dry mouth and ... tried another CCB would it react the exact same as Norvasc , ie. side effects and all? ( I am supposed to try...
    ... category and do not have swelling or headache. I believe Norvasc is in the Dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker...
    ... that you are currently taking make you drowsy? The Norvasc mades me feel soooo tired (still not out of my system...
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  22. questions for those using or had used ACEIs
    ... Clonidine? That was my next drug to try out as soon as the Norvasc gets completely out of my system. I will have to take ... because of all the bad side effects I experienced on Norvasc . Currently, I'm only on 50mg Atenolol, but I know...
    ... Clonidine? That was my next drug to try out as soon as the Norvasc gets completely out of my system. I will have to take ... because of all the bad side effects I experienced on Norvasc . Currently, I'm only on 50mg Atenolol, but I know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Clonidine

  23. Went to ER.....Very worried!!!!
    ... nothing much over 40 does any good anyway, 5 mgs. of Norvasc , and 200 mgs. of Toprol XL which I've been on for...
    ... I'm not on BP meds, but from what I've read about Norvasc (yes, my doctor tried to push this med on me), it...
    ... smoking will give you blood pressure problems. Norvasc is notorious for causing swelling. The slight swelling...
    ... me if I've missed something. Didn't you stop the Norvasc about a week or so ago? By now, you know from others...
    ... responding, I feel so much better now), I cut the Norvasc from 10 mgs. to 5 mgs. And I have been on my feet ... instead!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL I AM still on 5 mgs. of Norvasc , have been on my feet much, much more than I have...
    ... Whether or not the ankle edema is related to the Norvasc remains to be seen. There's also something called...
    ... terrified me, so I'm thinking about increasing the Norvasc and just putting up with the swelling. I'm finding...
    ... of Toprol XL, 160 mgs. of Lisinopril and 5 mgs. of Norvasc . Like I've said, this is all new to me, so I don ... of Lisinopril, some of the Toprol and the 5 mgs. of Norvasc . My dr. tells me one time that all the meds I take ... this.......is 40 mgs. of Lisinopril and 5 mgs. of Norvasc "potent"? I'm not even going to figure the Toprol...
    ... ACE inhibitor) is a popular and normal dose. 5 mg Norvasc (calcium channel blocker) ditto. You shouldn't...
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  24. To Lenin
    ... doctor and asked him if he could just stop taking Norvasc altogether, and my step brother said yes, that he ... listed a bunch of symptomatology indicating that the Norvasc was a nightmare for you, too and your numbers really ... that drug treadmill for nothing. So as far as the Norvasc goes, I think that you could JUST STOP the drug at ... brother used for your father. In short, JUST STOP the Norvasc . I hope that's clearer:D:D....

  25. Is this reading dangerous?
    ... I did reduce 5 mgs. of Norvasc (oh how I hate that drug). My ankles were swelling ... like that one bit. But I knew it was that sickening Norvasc that was making them swell, plus I knew I couldn't...
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  26. Leg Swelling/Pitting Edema
    ... Hello All, I've been on Norvasc for about a year or so, went from 5 to 10 mg a day...
    ... the condition but MANY people get leg swelling from Norvasc (I did.) Some are relieved with HCTZ but the mechanisms ... other than stopping the drug. Personally, I think Norvasc stinks; weak BP control and a huge litany of side...
    ... I had to get off Norvasc last month after taking it for 2 years due to swelling...
    ... If you are getting good blood pressure control with norvasc , you might try another calcium channel blocker and...
    ... diuretic for now, Dyazide. If I have to go back on Norvasc , we're going to do it at smaller doses if the Dyazide...
    ... to switch me to another bp med if I were you. That Norvasc will mess you up. It did me. It also causes depression ... for your swelling to go down now that you're off the Norvasc ? I cut mine into, I was taking 10 mgs. a day, about ... hateful drug. There's lots of others out there besides Norvasc . Mellie...
    ... they were. I remember when my Dr. first put me on Norvasc , 10 mgs., my ankles and feet got HUGE. I decided...
    ... taken veins out of my legs... NEVER did he mention Norvasc , which I have been on since last Sept!!! I went by ... Do you (any of you) think I should just stop the Norvasc ? Anon2239...
    ... other night the bottom number was 38.........AGAIN. Norvasc makes my legs hurt too, and they feel like lead weights ... your doctor, just about everybody has swelling with Norvasc . Let us know how you're doing. Mellie...
    ... seem to have their minds elsewhere. I stopped taking Norvasc this morning! I will call him Monday and tell him ... thinks at this point. I am on 100 mg of Toprol and if Norvasc is going to cause this swelling I am not going to...
    ... his Father on the phone this morning, his Dad is on Norvasc also, it made his legs, feet and ankles swell, PLUS ... doctor and asked him if he could just stop taking Norvasc altogether, and my step brother said yes, that he ... mess up your kidneys. He also put me on 10 mgs. of Norvasc . My blood pressure dropped so low, the lowest that...
    ... ve heard a lot of people talk about leg swelling on Norvasc . My mother was on Norvasc on and off and it caused ... to swell. If you need blood pressure reduction and Norvasc (amlodipine) did that for you, you might try a different...
    ... I stopped the Norvasc last Saturday and today is Tuesday. I am feeling SO...
    ... I stopped the Norvasc last Saturday and today is Tuesday. I am feeling SO...
    ... her machine who I was and that I had stopped taking norvasc last Saturday. Told her if the doctor had a problem...
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  27. Blood pressure spike....why?
    ... He put me on 160 mgs. of lisinopril and 10 mgs. of Norvasc . My b/p dropped as low as 50/32, and that's not a ... really low. I felt horrible. Lately, I have cut one norvasc and am now on 5 mgs. at night. I have had 3 drs. ... actually I'm taking 80 mgs of lisinopril and 5 mgs of norvasc . During the past year I had absolutely no trouble...
    ... why is he taking me off that first? Why not the Norvasc first? He's very bad about throwing people on high...
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  28. Zestoretic 10/12.5
    ... it with Zestrill, but another doctor switched me to Norvasc 5mg with the Zestoretic. Then I ran out and just took ... the Norvasc for the past five months. I found myself very tired ... depressed, swollen feet, etc., so I have stopped the Norvasc the last three days and I am trying the Zestoretic ... suggestions would be appreciated. I posted in Norvasc and Depression and got a very nice response. I can...
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  29. Unusual behavior
    ... helen, Let me guess! Is he taking NORVASC (or amlodipine with a different name?) That's the...

  30. Prime Example of White Coat Syndrome
    ... pressure last year (140/90) and wanted me to take norvasc . I swear what she said that day messed me up!!...

  31. combination
    ... My doctor prescribed 25mgToprolxl and 50mg Norvasc to take them both.Bur I heard that is not good to...
    ... you've heard about is with some of the other CCB's. Norvasc does not directly affect the heart. So, the combo ... However, I hope you are on either Toprol XL or Norvasc already and doing alright (execept maybe your BP still...
    ... I was on norvasc already for a couple of weeks, but it did not lower...
    ... you've heard about is with some of the other CCB's. Norvasc does not directly affect the heart. So, the combo ... However, I hope you are on either Toprol XL or Norvasc already and doing alright (execept maybe your BP still ... to introduce one drug at a time. Pal I WAS ON NORVASC , BUT IT DID NOT LOWERED MY BLOODPRESSURE ENOUGH, AND...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  32. I'm doing better WITHOUT my b/p med!??
    ... healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=280124&highlight= norvasc +side+effects[/url] I had been on the Norvasc 5mg ... think.....I haven't been able to afford my refill of Norvasc that was due the day I wrote that post, and I have ... ibuprofen for the past 2 days. I wonder if not taking the Norvasc has something to do with this? To top it off, I've ... but the readings I was getting when I was taking the norvasc were never this good. I think these were side effects...
    ... I don't know about side-effects of the Norvasc , but wonder if your especially low BP reading tonight...
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  33. Are these dyazide side effects.....
    ... old who takes the following meds: dyazide, lipitor, norvasc . For the past 2 months I've been having this nagging...
    ... I take dyazide and norvasc and have never experienced anything like that. I...
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  34. Meds- AM or PM
    ... and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. I take 2.5 mg Norvasc at night....
    ... and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. I take 2.5 mg Norvasc at night. Just curious about how you feel about the...
    ... For me, it's probably been the best over BP med. Norvasc also seems to help....
    ... For me, it's probably been the best over BP med. Norvasc also seems to help. Sorry I embarassed you. Doesn...
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  35. Lisinopril/zestril and thigh pain, rib pain?
    ... I have been on Norvasc for 3 years and Lisinopril for 6 months. About 2 years...
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  36. Norvasc and Depression
    ... ADVANCED SEARCH...I just tried it and it works fine. Norvasc : I tried it for a month and suffered MANIA, almost...
    ... I have been taking Norvasc for well over a year and have not experienced any...
    ... Norvasc : I tried it for a month and suffered MANIA, almost ... month...yecch!Lenin, That is exactly how I was on Norvasc . Of course, I could only take it for two days --...
    ... Thanks for the feedback. I have been off Norvasc for two days and the cloud seems to have lifted somewhat...
    ... but it wasn't working, so a new doctor also added Norvasc about six months ago. I got a urinary infection with ... this and other testimonies that it is very possible Norvasc could be the problem. I can't get an appointment to ... doctor until the end of June, so I am going to quit the Norvasc on my own. I have a prescription for Zestoretic and...
    ... Joe, I'll bet you find that dumping the Norvasc is the smartest thing you've ever done. Take the Zestoretic ... think Zestoric is an ideal combination BP drug. Norvasc is proof that SATAN exists (and his mignons can be...
    ... Satan doesn't exist here because I take Norvasc 10 Mg. and have no such side effects. We must remember...
    ... Yes, I too, am trying Norvasc . It works beautifully on my BP. But I am experiencing...
    ... Lenin, I loved your reponse about Norvasc , and I fully agree. Satan IS very much alive and ... swelling, fatigue, irritability, and I KNOW it was norvasc , because I had NONE of that before I started taking...
    ... I was just started on Norvasc about a month ago. It's done a beautiful job of lowering ... the morning and the same at night. The dosage on the Norvasc is 5 mg. I wonder if I could take less Norvasc? ...
    ... IF you are having sucess with Norvasc but are getting side effects, you might try switching ... side effects with diltiazem than with amlodipine ( Norvasc ). Feeling tired is more usually a symptom of the ... beta blocker. You weren't feeling tired before Norvasc ?...
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  37. Malt Vinegar for BP?
    ... swollen feet eh? Took my mind back to my month on Norvasc with the PERMA-sock-line etched into my puffy ankles...
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  38. 4 meds - what to do next
    ... office. Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand, 2.5 mg Norvasc , 25 mg atenolol, 4 mg Cardura, 300 mg CoQ-10... ...
    ... Tick Tock]Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand, 2.5 mg Norvasc , 25 mg atenolol, 4 mg Cardura, 300 mg CoQ-10... ...
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  39. Low Frozen TV Dinners?
    ... s been a long time since I posted. I am still on Norvasc , and still having good results. Now that is Spring...

  40. White Coat Syndrome with my Home Monitor?
    ... was the Lexapro and wanted to immediately put me on Norvasc (sp?). I also got a high BP lecture. I refused to...
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  41. My Trial Results
    ... constant fatigue. My experience with CCB's is 2 months of Norvasc before and after stenting...impossibly hateful. I...
    ... calcium channel blocker." When I said that I HATED Norvasc , he lost interest in the subject...so much for integrity...
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  42. Sick of the side effects!!!
    ... meds to: Diovan/Hct. 160/25mg., Clonidine .01mg., Norvasc 5 and then 10mg. Finally, the BP was under control ... effects were out of control. Ankles swelled up with rash( Norvasc , but not until I went from 5-10mg.), sexual side ... (Clonidine). I changed doctors and he stopped the Norvasc and the Clonidine, but kept me on Diovan/Hct. 160...
    ... I changed doctors and he stopped the Norvasc and the Clonidine, but kept me on Diovan/Hct. 160 ... are complementary drugs. But, you had problems with Norvasc even while you were on a good healthy dose of Diovan...
    ... You might try some other CCB rather than Norvasc and see if you still get the swelling. There is a...
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  43. Favorite ARBS
    ... nothing for my HTN. I also take atenolol, cardura and norvasc ....
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  44. Why is my BP much lower in am?
    ... with atenlol. My cardiologist now started me on Norvasc 5mg/day and it is getting lower and better but still...

  45. Dizziness with BP Meds
    ... I was started on 5mg Norvasc and was dizzy for about a week. They then upped it ... to 10mg Norvasc and I was dizzy for about a week. They then added...
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  46. Diuretics get a bad rap on this board, IMO ...
    ... same time I was on HCTZ , I have little DOUBT the Norvasc would have killed me long ago. How I survived a...
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  47. Changing to Generic
    ... have probably the largest differences among them. Norvasc is amlodipine and Cartia is diltiazem. You may ... price, results, and side effects for you. Since the Norvasc is NOT available generically, it's at least twice...
    ... Yes, Cartia is significantly different than Norvasc . They are both CCB's. But, that's about where the ... felodipine) is probably the closest substitution for Norvasc available. Pal...
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  48. Another Medication Adjustment - Comments?
    ... My Dr. started me on 5mg Norvasc . It reduced my numbers but not enough. He then went ... to 10mg Norvasc . More reductions in my numbers but not enough. He ... showed any reductions. He now has suggested 15mg of Norvasc and 25mg of HCTZ. Any comments? It seems that ... is getting above the recommended maximum dosage of Norvasc . Have any of you taken this much Norvasc? Did it...
    ... ACE inhibitor or ARB? This makes no sense. Again, Norvasc and a diuretic don't really compliment each other...

  49. BP meds and menstrual cycles
    ... normal cycle pretty much through out my life. I take Norvasc , Lexapro and starting taking Hydrochlorot back in ... gave me that to reduce swelling last summer from the Norvasc .....Any ideas or help?...
    ... I was on norvasc and HCTZ for eight months and it didn't affect my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  50. Med Question
    ... I have been taking Norvasc 10mg for the last couple of months or so. It lowered ... Today the doctor prescribed HCTZ in addition to the Norvasc . Does this sound right? Do I need to worry about...
    ... I was on norvasc for eight months and took 25 mg HCTZ with it. My...
    ... that an ACEI or ARB would be a better thing to add to Norvasc than a diuretic. There is a combo ACE/Norvasc available...
    ... was 25mg (once a day). I am continuing to take the Norvasc . I have just taken my 3rd HCTZ pill. So far, I haven...
    ... seems to work better when you need it to! I think Norvasc tends to treat the salt sensistive more than most...
    ... gain. I was losing so nicely and then i was given norvasc 5mg, i noticed a ten pound weight gain in less than ... Thank goodness my gp listened to me and took me off norvasc due to severe back pain. I had been walking at least ... 3 miles(winter included) while on norvasc i couldn't walk 200 ft. Also i noticed a cholesterol...
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  51. Cass, mgraylorn or anyone with knowledge about clonidine...
    ... Can it too cause back lower back pain? I think the norvasc is still in my system and that's why i have a little...
    ... Thanks Cass. No bharkins take norvasc , but i think it was mgraylorn that takes clonidine...
    ... clonidine. It may still be residual from your taking Norvasc , but I can't say for sure....
    ... Thanks mgraylorn. Yes the back ache was from the norvasc lingering. My gp just increased my clonidine to 4...
    ... times a day. I especially like it at nite, bcuz the norvasc caused insomnia. I would literally be awake 24hrs...
    ... tried so many bp meds i was really ready to give up. Norvasc worked very well for a few wks and then the side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Verapamil

  52. calcium channel blockers
    ... I'm taking Norvasc (10mg) which is a calcium channel blocker. I haven...
    ... problems, but i think that may have came from the norvasc when i took it two wks ago. I think all these bp...
    ... I'm taking 10 mgs Norvasc . The tiredness improved after about a month....
    ... I took norvasc 5 mgs for a month and the headaches, stomach problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Verapamil

  53. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... milosWell, Lotrel is an ACEI combined with a CCB ( Norvasc ). This should not be used for starters. I don't...
    ... Well, Lotrel is an ACEI combined with a CCB ( Norvasc ). This should not be used for starters Nice Pal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lotrel Metoprolol Toprol Atenolol Xanax

  54. New here...Have questions about my hbp
    ... not the second. I tried Procardia, Atenalol, and Norvasc . None of these lowered my bp at all. Non-medicated...
    ... not the second. I tried Procardia, Atenalol, and Norvasc . None of these lowered my bp at all. Non-medicated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: procardia

  55. switching meds to find the right one, is it safe?
    ... months, I've tried hydrochlorthiazide (didn't work), Norvasc (dizziness), Cozaar, Cardura, Avapro (all three, urinary...
    ... searching for the right bp med. Last month, i was on norvasc but it caused back pain, was on lasix as well, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Cardura Cozaar Diovan Clonidine Lasix

  56. bad muscle pain on movement with all bp tablets. HELP
    ... There are some that i still can't take, such as norvasc . I can tolerate pain in most parts of my body, except...
    ... Hi anna, i am now off the norvasc , it was too much for me to bear. I went to see my ... gp and he took me off norvasc . It did help my bp but back pain is the worst. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Toprol Verapamil

  57. how high is too high?
    ... worried also and tried many bp meds. Finally with the norvasc my bp readings are 130ish. Why does it take so ... long for drs to find a good med? I quite the norvasc due to severe back pain. I love this drug for bp ... started clonidine and hope it gives the same benefit as norvasc w/o side effect. My drs never mentioned renal or...
    ... effects and/or no response to a particular drug. The Norvasc DID bring your pressure down to acceptable levels...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  58. Garlic = decrease in blood pressure
    ... stopping asprin, that's when i got the 130something. Norvasc is a good bp med but i can't tolerate the back pain...
    ... all the meds i take on a regular basis, verapamil, norvasc , (use to take until today) torsemide, levothroid. ... The report came back that verapamil, norvasc and torsemide (with asprin) were drug-drug and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Aspirin Levothroid Verapamil tiazac

  59. Another question regarding Chlonidine
    ... B4 my cardio prescribed norvasc last month, she told me she had considered clonidine ... iam worried about side effects. Im coming off th norvasc due to back pain. I can barely walk....
    ... addition to the Clonidine I was also on Hyzaar 100/25mg, Norvasc 10mg and Lasix 40mg. The only one I really had a problem ... with was the Norvasc . It caused my legs, feet and ankles to swell up and ... It took almost 2 weeks before the swelling from the Norvasc went away. For the first time in over 2 yrs I was ... I would take Clonidine again beforeI ever took Norvasc again. Dianne...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Hyzaar Lasix

  60. Anyone else taking Toprol feel this?
    ... 100 mg metoprolol in the AM (first thing) 1- 10 mg Norvasc with lunch 1- 100 mg metoprolol with dinner After...
    ... :) Bharkins, i know i said i would stick with the norvasc , but its gotta go. I suffered all the side effects...
    ... JTU, Sorry to hear about the Norvasc . It does work for me but don't you give up. Keep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Toprol Lasix

  61. Varying Blood Pressure Numbers???
    ... I have been taking Norvasc for a month or so (5mgs in the morning and 5mgs at ... systolic only varies by 13. Is this normal? The norvasc is working. My prior morning numbers were around ... 150/108. My doctor said to try the norvasc for another month and he would then make a decision...
    ... do find it odd that you are taking it twice a day. Norvasc has a half-life of 30-50 hours. Since the peak is...
    ... I too have started norvasc . It seems to be a good drug for my bp w/o too many...
    ... Oklahoma, I also take Norvasc 10mg. It is one of the meds I take at night....

  62. Renal Hypertension?
    ... located. It is a dull throbbing pain. I've been on norvasc for a couple of wks and my bp has come down to 150...
    ... located. It is a dull throbbing pain. I've been on norvasc for a couple of wks and my bp has come down to 150...

  63. uncontrolled high blood pressure
    ... troubles i've had with hbp. My cardio prescribed norvasc 5 (now 10mgs) and a new diuretic called, torsemide...
    ... sincerely hope that things continue to go well for you on Norvasc . Norvasc is also one of the meds I take....
    ... said once, i have to tolerate some side effects. Norvasc does cause some side effects(now leg & back pain)...
    ... sometimes get difficulty catching your breathe with norvasc ? its not quite as bad as when i first started norvasc...
    ... have difficulty catching my breath. Instead, the Norvasc caused some edema but the increased diuretic took...
    ... just added fish oil back into my regimen.I was on Norvasc and was unable to continue exercising due to severe...
    ... just added fish oil back into my regimen.I was on Norvasc and was unable to continue exercising due to severe...
    ... pain is almost gone. It was a side effect of the norvasc i was taking. I went to my endo today and she confirmed ... that norvasc does and can cause severe lower back pain. I have ... been off the norvasc for a couple of weeks and the pain is almost gone...
    ... pain is almost gone. It was a side effect of the norvasc i was taking. I went to my endo today and she confirmed ... that norvasc does and can cause severe lower back pain. I have ... been off the norvasc for a couple of weeks and the pain is almost gone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Niaspan Clonidine

  64. Hyzaar
    ... really bring my BP down so therefore I was put on Norvasc also and had some problems and was in the hospital...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Hyzaar

  65. BP meds and side effects
    ... given HCTZ which didn't keep it down on it's own, then Norvasc , which made me far too dizzy, then another whose name...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Cozaar

  66. What's with this?
    ... My bp won't stabilize especially since being on norvasc . Zuzu told me to give it a couple of weeks, so i ... drugs, but getting little results. Right now im taking norvasc 5mg, verapamil 240, and lasix 20 and still my bp is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Verapamil

  67. Norvas and weight gain...
    ... Last week my cardio started me on norvasc 5 mgs along with lasix 20mgs and verapamil 240mgs ... gained at least two to three pounds since starting norvasc . Plus i am having severe back pain. I usually ... 5miles aday(winter included) w/o pain. Since taking norvasc (only in the second week) i have started having very ... toprol xl. At this point i have not stopped the norvasc but was just wondering could this be the cause. ...
    ... I was on Norvasc for a little over 2 yrs. I started out on 5mg but ... stomach. The doctor felt it was not related to the Norvasc so therefore I was started on Lasix 20mg but that ... kidney function tested. I was finally taken off the Norvasc and the swelling has gone down. I can now see my ankle ... which is something I haven't done since I was on the Norvasc . I'm now on Cozaar, Lopressor and Lasix 20mg. Your ... few people who have had trouble while they were on Norvasc . You should ask your doctor if there is something ... equivalant to the Norvasc that you could take. Dianne...
    ... holidays and now it seems i gained since starting norvasc . I haven changed my diet or my exercise program....
    ... Pal, I am taking four meds, one of which is norvasc . When I first started taking it I experienced edema...
    ... bp control. Maybe i need to give the lasix and the norvasc time to work. My cardio gave me another diuretic...
    ... Pal, I am taking four meds, one of which is norvasc . When I first started taking it I experienced edema...
    ... Yes Pal, I take metoprolol, lisinopril, norvasc and hctz. When the norvasc was started the edema...
    ... Please be careful if you are swelling from the Norvasc and your doctor puts you on a diuretic to reduce the ... increased all because the swelling is coming from the Norvasc . As long as you are taking Norvasc you will ALWAYS ... the swelling. I learned the hard way. I was on Norvasc for over 2 yrs but it did nothing but make my feet ... swelling went away within 2 weeks of stopping the Norvasc . If it were me and I was taking Norvasc I would ask ... doctor if there was anything else I could take besides Norvasc . Good luck. Dianne...
    ... exercise activities. I have no other symptons from norvasc that i know about. My bp has started to come down...
    ... offices who are also having a problem with taking Norvasc . It is a good drug for some people because it does...
    ... offices who are also having a problem with taking Norvasc . It is a good drug for some people because it does...
    ... also gaining a few pounds. I don't know if it is the norvasc or the lasix. B4 i was on hctz and weight wasn't...
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  68. What is the normal BP after excercise?
    ... but not after exercise. Is this normal. I started norvasc 5mgs a wk ago and i take lasix 20 and verapamil 240...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Verapamil

  69. edema /from verapamil sa 240mg
    ... t have too many problems with it. She just added norvasc and after a week im now having severe back pains....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril Verapamil

  70. Has anyone taken or take clonidine hcl???
    ... some problems in September with side effects from Norvasc , Hyzaar and Lasix so the doctor discontinued everything ... me on different medications. I was on Hyzaar, Norvasc , Clonidine, and Lasix for my blood pressure. This...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Cozaar Hyzaar Lasix Lopressor

  71. Does an "Insulin Resistance" diet improve blood pressure?
    ... havent seen 140 in over three or four months. Maybe the norvasc is working. t...
    ... back to the six small meals per day. The new bp med, norvasc seems to cause me to gain weight. I checked with...
    ... it lowers my blood pressure. The new bp med, norvasc seems to cause me to gain weight. I checked with...
    ... Hi beer, im off norvasc now and i take clonidine. So far no complaints. ...
    ... Its still kinda tough walking but nothing like the norvasc , and i've dropped the extra 10 pounds i put on wth ... the norvasc . I was soooo scared to dry the clonidine but now...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Levothroid Clonidine

  72. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright?
    ... would recoil in horror at the poor results and order Norvasc (or god-knows what depending on who gave them the ... or whatever jargon is current for "you gotta take Norvasc , too!":D (Pal, I love your resources and always...
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  73. I did something stupid too
    ... getting a 7 day pill planner. I did this with my Norvasc 10 mg. today. I took a pill unsure if I had already ... from too little sleep last night. Saw this on the Norvasc Information Site: What happens if I miss a dose ... Seek emergency medical attention. • Symptoms of an Norvasc overdose include dizziness, weakness, chest pain,...
    ... running unusually low? I have no experience with Norvasc , but see on the website that the maximum recommended...
    ... worry too much. I did the same thing when I was on Norvasc 10mg. I couldn't remember if I had taken my pills ... dose of everything. At the time I was Hyzaar 100mg, Norvasc 10mg, Lasix 20mg, Colonidine .1mg. The only thing ... amount of any Rx medication. Bless you for staying on Norvasc though. I had to get off of it because of the swelling...
    ... sure I've put on a few pounds since I started taking Norvasc in Nov. Could be from all the holiday goodies though...
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  74. Wean from Norvasc
    ... Zuzu, is norvasc a good bp med? My cardio just added that to my hbp ... my bp down? i now take verapamil 240, lasix 20 and norvasc 5mgs....
    ... Jtu, In my most humble opinion, Norvasc is a med that seems to have more side effects than...
    ... Jtu, In my most humble opinion, Norvasc is a med that seems to have more side effects than ... drugs that cause us individually the worst problems. Norvasc was the wost for me. I actually caused my BP to go...
    ... Norvasc was the worst hypertension med I've ever taken as...
    ... zuz and Cass for responding. I've only taken the norvasc for two days. My ankles did swell a little but it ... more of a side effect than that, then i will keep norvasc for at least a month to see if my bp will drop to...
    ... If norvasc is lowering your bp but you have some side effects...
    ... No Cass, you have it right. I am now taking norvasc 5mgs, verapamil 240mgs, lasix 20 mgs, vit. e 200 ius...
    ... No Cass, you have it right. I am now taking norvasc 5mgs, verapamil 240mgs, lasix 20 mgs, vit. e 200 ius...
    ... I was on Norvasc for about 2 yrs but I couldn't stand the swelling...
    ... starting to get better readings since starting the norvasc . My bp was spiking something awful. The norvasc ... sometimes. I think zuzu said i should give the norvasc about two wks to start working. I pray this works...
    ... drugs that cause us individually the worst problems. Norvasc was the wost for me. I actually caused my BP to go ... my first post,Hello to all. I was recently given norvasc ,and it has worked really well.The only thing that...
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  75. Hydrochlorothiazide - How does this work?
    ... t seems to be helping my bp. Right now im taking norvasc 5mg, verapamil 240 mg, and lasix 20 mgs and the best...
    ... t seems to be helping my bp. Right now im taking norvasc 5mg, verapamil 240 mg, and lasix 20 mgs and the best...
    ... diabetes, while on chlorthalidone versus amlodipine ( Norvasc ), a calcium channel blocker, and lisinopril, an Ace...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Verapamil Lisinopril hydrochlorothiazide


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