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  1. Norvasc and Eyes
    ... cough. Transient twitching has been reported on Norvasc but it's so rare as to be clinically considered almost ... not be related to it. You were on Lotrel which IS Norvasc but with the addition of a diuretic. Were you twitching ... my bet is that the twitching is not related to the Norvasc , and barring any other side effects, it'll go away...
    ... cough, and the twitch, how are you feeling on the Norvasc and is it controlling your BP well? And how's the...
    ... not had my pressure checked since I have been on the NORVASC , the whole blood pressure monitoring thing has me ... and on the LOTREL 130/80, so I am hoping that the NORVASC is between the two or better. I have a doctor appointment...
    ... I took norvasc some time ago, only 5mg! I cant take it because it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lotrel Potassium nasalcrom

  2. has anyone ever heard of lowering severe hypertension naturally?
    ... caused this although he says no. I have been taking Norvasc , atenolol and lotensin hct for two years now. I hate...
    ... these medicines, its high doses of them too...10mg of Norvasc , 2 50 mg atenolol..and 20/25 lotensin HCT. I noticed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Lotensin

  3. Lotrel .. Can you gain weight ?
    ... not pronounced. I found amphetamine-like action from Norvasc (amlopidine...a component in Lotrel)...this indicates...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Lotrel

  4. Norvasc question
    ... I've taken Norvasc short term (a month)...I hated it. Since it controls ... thoug that Diovan is slightly MORE expensive than Norvasc : Diovan 160mg: $49.99/ 30 days Norvasc 5mg: $42...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  5. Stubborn BP
    ... meds out there. Maybe they just haven't hit it yet. Norvasc ? Who knows. Any ideas? DASH diet? All suggestions...
    ... quinapril 40, clonidine 0.3, and as of a few days ago, norvasc 5 which can cause headaches and ankle edema. Good ... sometimes lower. There is definately a big change since norvasc . You need to relax, take it easy and start changing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Metoprolol Toprol Clonidine hydrochlorothiazide quinapril

  6. Need help
    ... pill a day for about 2 weeks. She's changing me to Norvasc and so far, it seems to be helping. There's something...
    ... psychotic anxiety, it's only a pillbottle away:D. Norvasc is rotten on the nerves, too....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Ativan Valium Diazepam

  7. Do any blood pressure medications also work as an antidepressant ?
    ... antidepressant would be the calcium channel blockers, like Norvasc (amlopidine.) Unfortunately, like anti-depressants...

  8. Norvasc Side Effect?
    ... with erections, the beta blockers worst of all, but Norvasc is quite likey to produce wet-noodle syndrome as well...
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  9. Renal Stenosis
    ... so insistant on the (beta) bisoprolol? Apart from Norvasc ( a CCB) have you ever tried any of the other classes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Zocor

  10. I'm about to try my fifth medication! Help
    ... been yawning excessively. THe doctor also put me on Norvasc with Corgard, but that lowered my pressure too much...
    ... I forgot to add that I am no longer on Norvasc because it caused my heart rate to speed up. Right ... been yawning excessively. THe doctor also put me on Norvasc with Corgard, but that lowered my pressure too much...
    ... I forgot to add that I am no longer on Norvasc because it caused my heart rate to speed up. Right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Cardizem Corgard Diovan Lotrel Toprol

  11. Diovan with Norvasc- Help?
    ... overweight. The latest for the last year has been Norvasc 5mg. About 3 weeks ago, I started getting very dizzy ... he wants me to take 40 mg of Diovan along with the Norvasc and see how that works. I really wanted to get off ... of the Norvasc . I am sick of the edema and it seems lately more mental...
    ... Finz, It takes a while for the Norvasc to clear your system...some of it's metabolites are...
    ... Norvasc didn't do much for me either, and I couldn't tolerate ... all, and why your doctor prescribed this dosage. Norvasc at 5mg is also a very low dose, I'm beginning to wonder...
    ... the start point for Diovan (I'm on 160)and 5 mg of Norvasc is way low. I was on 20mg norvasc- the most side effects...
    ... a reputable one, this is the recommended dose for Norvasc (with and w/o a second drug). HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE ... in a day is 10 milligrams. If your doctor is adding Norvasc to other high blood pressure medications, the dose ... milligrams. I'm on Diovan (now 160 mg) and 10 mg Norvasc . So far, I've experienced no side effects that I can ... reason) do have problems with swelling (edema) while on Norvasc , but I've read nothing saying "light headedness" was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Cozaar Potassium Toprol

  12. Docs BP Equip. Ever Calibrated? +Inderal ?
    ... mg Cozaar, 80 mg. Inderal, 100 mg. HCTZ, and 10 mg Norvasc for two days before the last time he tested: 180/116...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar Inderal

  13. children with high blood pressure
    ... My son never had migraines but developed them on Norvasc . He tolerated an older calcium blocker dilitazem...

  14. drug half life
    ... offending agent in Lotrel was probably the amlopidine ( Norvasc ). This calcium channel blocker has an extremely long ... left. It took me a couple weeks to stop feeling the Norvasc ! I had trouble with nadolol a long time ago with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Nadolol Plavix clopidogrel

  15. NasalCrom Helps Ace inhibitor Cough
    ... alternate BP meds. Since Lotrel is a mix of amlopidine ( Norvasc [calcium channel blocker] and benazapril [ACE inhibitor ... ], maybe the Norvasc {shudder} with a diuretic....or a diuretic alone is...
    ... alternate BP meds. Since Lotrel is a mix of amlopidine ( Norvasc [calcium channel blocker] and benazapril [ACE inhibitor ... ], maybe the Norvasc {shudder} with a diuretic....or a diuretic alone is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel nasalcrom

  16. Taking Norvasc and feeling awful
    ... regarding this medication, you must be his only patient! Norvasc (and other calcium channel blockers) are notorious ... reactions, although some less than others. However, Norvasc 's most common side effects are: Headache Fatigue ... should be implying that "you're the only one" regarding Norvasc side effects is unconscionable. zuzu xxx P.S...
    ... Autumn, I HATED Norvasc for the month I was on 5 mg....10 must be unbearable...
    ... I too didn't like the side effects of Norvasc . It gave me a racing heart, and some headaches. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Benicar Diovan Potassium hydrochlorothiazide Amphetamine

  17. Shall my mum stop taking beta blockers?
    ... QUITE different from the nifedipine. (Stay clear of Norvasc IMHO). BUT, why not backtrack first. Even the AMA...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nifedipine Verapamil

  18. Atenolol-side effects
    ... Hi. I'm new to this posting. I've been on Norvasc and Atenolol since last August. While I haven't had...
    ... doesnt listen to you! What are the side effects of Norvasc ? Get yourself a Pill Book, and you will probably see...
    ... what she would recommend I go on and she put me on Norvasc , once a day, but I do have to wean off the Atenolol...
    ... just have to reasses my medication. I am also taking Norvasc ...
    ... going to have him seriously take a second look at the Norvasc also....
    ... I'm on Norvasc "and" Atenolol....I've cut my Atenolol down to half...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  19. Norvasc???
    ... they checked the thyroid gland? My 4 year old takes norvasc and has for since she was 18 months old and has a ... is also a bundle of energy so I don't think its the Norvasc . Heather W...
    ... they checked the thyroid gland? My 4 year old takes norvasc and has for since she was 18 months old and has a ... is also a bundle of energy so I don't think its the Norvasc . Heather W HeaterW- I'm 20 years old and on...
    ... removed to control it. She takes Spironolactone, Norvasc , and Mini Press now but did take Minoxidil and Atenolol...
    ... Cookie, I tried Norvasc for 3 weeks...it was a horror of an amphetamine-like...
    ... Howdy! The Norvasc won't cause hairloss, that is another issue, please ... check with the doc again. Norvasc for me was horrible. It didn't lower my bp hardly ... on it, adding hct then switching to lotrel (It has norvasc in it). Now I'm in the wonderful world of ARBs and...
    ... high blood pressure and the doc first tried me on Norvasc . After a few months I begged her to take me off of ... think my Fibormyalgia symptoms worsened while on the Norvasc . I was switched to Verapamil for the next year plus ... my mom at the age of 54 :( . The doc put me back on Norvasc , my hair is still falling out, and once again I feel ... So I guess my question is .... anyone else on Norvasc who just feels crappy all the time? My main complaint ... fatigue. Nothing and nobody could ever make me take Norvasc again. My doctor prescribed 1/2 of a 5 mg. capsule ... emergency room. I later looked up the side effects of Norvasc ...all were listed. Like I say, NOTHING would ever...
    ... I was put on Norvasc two different times and it made my heart race and ... XL and Diovan and HCTZ . My husband and sister take Norvasc with no problems but I've read, on this board, many...
    ... ppl can take bp meds w/o any problems. My mom took norvasc for a month and stopped due to severe headache, backache...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Spironolactone Amphetamine Benicar Diovan Lotrel Verapamil Toprol Lipitor

  20. What food/supplement can help lower BP?
    ... blindly start on my own. I am currently taking Norvasc 10mg and Clonidine 0.2mg for control BP. I think...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  21. Is anyone happy with lisinopril?
    ... that darned cough was gone. I have started taking Norvasc and hope it will work without any awful side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  22. Weird pulse changes -- no explanation
    ... had allowed myself to be talked into atenolol (WITH Norvasc AND thiazide)....who in blue blazes needs readings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Cozaar Propranolol

  23. how long for drugs leaving body
    ... which uses the channel blocker amlopidine just as Norvasc does. It has a HUGE half life of around 4 days (for ... of 22 days ...can you imagine) I discontinued my Norvasc 5 mg amlopidine and am STILL feeling the insomnia...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  24. 20 years old and high BP. - PART II -
    ... drugs like verapamil. (I'm coming off amlopidine [ Norvasc ] and it's self-weening beecause it has a half life ... know! I'm going through it now....just off Norvasc and still on atenolol. I am marking EVERY calorie...
    ... input on verapamil, because I was on both Plendil and Norvasc (both of which totally disagreed with me!) which had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Verapamil Plendil Propranolol

  25. Question about mixing bp meds..
    ... last week the kidney doctor added a small dose of Norvasc (2.5 mgs per day), a Calcium Channel Blocker (CCB ... with the kidney doc to ask her if it is ok to up the Norvasc to 5 mgs along with 320 mgs of Diovan but I thought ... pumping out Renin so it would seem like bumping up the Norvasc would likely be ok but I would like to hear what anyone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Cialis Diovan Lisinopril

  26. 20 years old and high blood pressure? - Please Help!
    ... caused some palpitations as well as tachycardia!) and Norvasc (didn't regulate my BP well enough!) and am now on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Plendil Potassium Verapamil

  27. Starting BP Med and Scared....
    ... lowered my heart rate too much, BP not well regulated), Norvasc - calcium channel blocker (some palpitations) and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Diovan Plendil

  28. Renal Blockage
    ... the max allowed dose of Diovan and a small dose of Norvasc ) and my blood pressure still needs to go down a little...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Diovan

  29. yo-yo blood pressure
    ... it's overkill. (I've just done my last 2 weeks with Norvasc ....edema, irrritability, anxiety!....no moore for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem

  30. Norvasc
    ... every BP med made in the last two decades and been on Norvasc for about two years. It does control the BP, but...
    ... let's compare notes on our doctors' opinions of the Norvasc "mania."...
    ... My 17 year old son was put on Norvasc (and everything else over the past 15 months!) and...
    ... dosage you are taking. I was recently prescribed Norvasc at the lowest dosage (2.5mg) and was told that side...
    ... week. I'm on 50 mg thiazide, 50 atenolol and 5 Norvasc .....how's THAT for being shot out of a cannon...I...
    ... seen cognitive impairment listed as a side effect of Norvasc , but my recent lapses coincide with Norvasc use (10...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Diovan Atenolol

  31. switch from altace to diovan
    ... ASTRAZENICA's tests showed for ATACAND. After a week of Norvasc (channel blocker) I'll be a psychotic suicide if I ... Having a corpse pulled into his office pumped with Norvasc and atenolol for angiography won't do either of us...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Atacand Atenolol Cozaar

  32. question about multiple meds
    ... switched me to atenolol (long term beta blocker) and norvasc (calcium channel bvlocker) told me to discontunie...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Cozaar

  33. How many side effects is one expected to suffer in silence?
    ... symptom that I hated worst? After two teeks on Norvasc (the most EXPENSIVE of the bunch at a buck or two ... normal.....NEVER AGAIN! Maybe it's peculiar to Norvasc (amlopidine) but my guess is that the Adalat (nifedipine ... of the weight in one fell swoop after stopping the Norvasc which I means I probably dumped the EDEMA water that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adalat Amphetamine Atenolol Nifedipine

  34. Rise in heart beat shortly after starting diuretic
    ... doctor, he was not very happy I was not taking the Norvasc and more or less strung me out and then took my blood...

  35. Clonidine causes insomnia?
    ... A hint: I get insomnia from the Norvasc ....Kato, maybe the interaction between the two is ... making the Norvasc affect you that way. I was thinking of trying Clonidine ... POSITIVE side effect:D)....but I gues I won't try it with Norvasc (which I hate beyond words!)...
    ... has different reaction to BP drug. I have been on Norvasc 10 mg for about 2 years now and I don't have any problem...
    ... changed he clonidine to Benicar 20mg plus keeping the norvasc 10mg. The Dr told me wean off the Clonidine by taking ... 80s P80s - Norvasic 10mg only - 120s/60s P60s - Norvasc 10mg + Clonidine 0.1mg 2x/day. Great BP control, ... can't stay due to side effect. - 160s/80s P90s - Norvasc 10mg + Benicar 20mg. No side effect. It appears...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Benicar

  36. Any advice?
    ... My Dr. said I could try taking 2.5 mg/day of Norvasc (Amlodipine besylate). I have the scrip, but have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Cardura Imitrex

  37. Update on my high blood pressure, need some help
    ... so the doctore gave me 2 free 1 week supplies of Norvasc 5mg. Historically, my blood pressure is in the 130 ... accupuncture, etc? Or should I just give the Norvasc a shot? Does this stuff work? Anything I should...
    ... I still have a ways to go. I am to try adding Norvasc next. I'm to start at 2.5mg. The most common side...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide Atacand Cardura

  38. Are There Any Meds.
    ... went to calcium channel blockers like Plendil and Norvasc , which didn't quite agree with me (side effects included...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Plendil Valium Xanax

  39. Changing Bp Medicines
    ... heartbeats causing discomfort. I then switched to Norvasc , another CCB but that too didn't really bring my BP...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Plendil Valium Xanax

  40. CCB Side effects - Verlan Pm
    ... blocker, another anti-hypertensive. I then switched to Norvasc , another CCB, and I could also have sworn that this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plendil

  41. Diuretics Drain my Potassium
    ... your BP (and serum potassium) now on the Dyazide, Norvasc and K supps? zuzu xx...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Diovan Dyazide Potassium

  42. anyone taking norvasc??
    ... Yes sure it is Norvasc. I am on Norvasc for about 3 years, and after swelling a lot of my ... Dyazide I also need 1800 mg/day K potassium tablets. Norvasc also increases cholesterol so I also take Lipitor...
    ... [SIZE=3]My feet swelling due to Norvasc is reduced by Dyazide[/SIZE] [IMG]http://www3.telus ... .net/maxjasper/bp_ norvasc _dyazide_swell.jpg[/IMG]...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide Lipitor Potassium

  43. high diastolic B.P
    ... ll take a stab at it. Amlo (presumably amlopidine- Norvasc brand name in the US) is a calcium channel blocker...

  44. Zuzu-Question?
    ... comes in at around 116/66. I switched myself from Norvasc to Diovan but when not otherwise occupied, pressure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  45. Switching from ACE to ARB
    ... years old. Lotrel rotted, gave me the coughs plus norvasc had a lot of side effects and accupril the same. HCT...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Accupril Benicar Diltiazem Diovan Lotrel

  46. Dyazide & Norvasc Increase My Glucose
    ... [SIZE=3]Rise in my blood glucose due to Norvasc & Dyazide:[/SIZE] [IMG]http://www3.telus.net/maxjasper...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide

  47. Propranolol withdrawal symptoms?
    ... concurrence of my doctor. I tried going without the Norvasc for two days, but at the end of the two days, it made ... of the high 70s/low 80s. So I decided to take the Norvasc (2.5mg), and I did feel better after a couple of hours ... between the devil and the deep blue sea - not taking Norvasc allows me to recover faster from the fast pulse (although...
    ... sincerely hope it's (3)! I may increase the dosage of my Norvasc to 5mg once daily soon, if the situation doesn't improve ... gotten over the racing pulse episodes after taking Norvasc ; I now think it's anxiety/panic attack that was causing...
    ... I had my BP taken, and it was 140/90 with 2.5mg of Norvasc and it appeared that she too was not happy that Norvasc...
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  48. New and ?'s NORVASC feel like I'm dying!
    ... Norvasc was terrible for me too. My doctor swore by it however...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Diltiazem Lotrel

  49. Toprol Side Effect after one year of none?
    ... changed the calcium channel blocker from Plendil to Norvasc (2.5mg once daily), and Norvasc appears to be a little ... feel uncomfortable when I take it (although I think Norvasc also seem to result in some palpitations, as a documented...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plendil

  50. Ace inhibitor and cough
    ... a while now, and when my new Dr. saw that I was on Norvasc he said that was one of the more expensive meds. So...
    ... I had been on Atacand and Norvasc previously with NO side effects at all....I only went ... Enalipril after the Dr. informed me of how expensive the Norvasc was (After losing my Insurance) So I went to Enalipril...
    ... Since you were once on a regimen of Atacand with Norvasc and WEREN'T coughing, it's unlikely then that Atacand...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand Enalapril Cialis

  51. Norvasc+Dyazide+Lipitor
    ... [SIZE=3][FONT=Times New Roman]Effects of Norvasc , Dyazide, Liptor on my Systolic BP:[/FONT][/SIZE] ... [IMG]http://www3.telus.net/maxjasper/ norvasc _dyazide_lipitor_systolic_bp.jpg[/IMG]...
    ... [SIZE=3]Effects of Norvasc , Dyazide, Lipitor on my Diastolic BP:[/SIZE] [IMG ... ]http://www3.telus.net/maxjasper/ norvasc _dyazide_lipitor_diastolic_bp.jpg[/IMG]...
    ... [SIZE=3]Effects of Norvasc , Dyazide, Lipitor on my Blood Glucose:[/SIZE] [IMG ... ]http://www3.telus.net/maxjasper/ norvasc _dyazide_lipitor_gluf.jpg[/IMG]...
    ... i take 10 mg. norvasc with acupril and my feet and ankles are swelling bad...
    ... Due to Norvasc I could not put on my shoes! so doc added Dyazide...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide Lipitor

  52. Diltaizem
    ... as I had to same problem of nonresponsiviness with Norvasc . Thanks I am taking Lotrel, and absolutely love...
    ... as I had to same problem of nonresponsiviness with Norvasc . Thanks I had every side effect that I had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Lotrel nasalcrom Cardizem Clonidine Cozaar Lorazepam


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