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  1. Bisoprolol side effects? 17th March 2008
    ... exercising. Still it's one of the best drugs, for me Norvasc is the best because it has no side effects at all ... . But Norvasc doesn't control BP as Bisoprolol and it has no effect...

  2. Question about ARB's vs ACE's 13th March 2008
    ... on a total of 5 different meds and lisinopril and norvasc seemed to have the least serious side effects for...

  3. Need advice regarding my dose 7th March 2008
    ... I have been on Zebeta 2.5mg (at morning) + 5mg of Norvasc (at night) for the last few months. I had a problem ... pressure never go higher than 120/80. Can I reduce my Norvasc to 2.5mg? I have tried Norvasc alone and I think it...
    ... Hi Michael, Welcome back! Have been on norvasc but can't remember if it is safe to cut the pill in...
    ... you know, I too am on both of these medications. ( Norvasc & Bisoprolol). Fatigue is a side effect of both ... and difficult to avoid, especially with the BP meds. Norvasc has low incidence of sexual dysfunction -1-2%. The...
    ... meant that my dr put me on 2.5mg of Zebeta and 5mg of Norvasc . I haven't talked with him about reducing Norvasc ... can do that. Please if you have read that 2.5mg of Norvasc is a good dose tell me so. Yes Norvasc has nothing...
    ... for your great post. Actually, I have tried 10 mg of Norvasc and I had no side effects at all. Maybe I will go...
    ... took Zebeta exactly 12 hours ago, so I will not take Norvasc for tonight. :(...
    ... I experienced several kinds of sleep problems with norvasc ...I quit taking it because I didn't sleep well. I ... have that effect but I thought I'd let you know about norvasc just in case your sleep problems don't get better ... It took almost 4 weeks after I stopped taking the norvasc for my sleep to return to normal. Bethsheba...
    ... Thanks flowergirl and Bethsheba, Actually Norvasc has no effects on my sleep at all, It's Xanax. Wow ... really think that I should wean off Zebeta and stick to Norvasc , maybe I will up my dose to 10 mg again. :D I really...
    ... Hi dear, I'm still on the night-dose of Norvasc (5mg) that I used to take with Zebeta, but it's not ... weaned off Zebeta, 142/108. Now I got back to 5mg of Norvasc twice daily and my readings are great again. No ... you don't mind flowergirl, I have no effects with Norvasc but have you read that it's not safe to take with...
    ... best drug book, for interactions between xanax and norvasc . You should be OK. None are listed. However, as ... somewhat concerned about the possible additive effects. Norvasc causes dose-related palpitations and dose-related ... That might change with the additional dose of 5mg Norvasc and a new medication, xanax. I hope it doesn't. ...
    ... without any other addition of drugs. How can I wean off Norvasc ? Help please :D Michael...
    ... Hi flowergirl, I'm on Norvasc 5mg only today, took 10mg for the last couple of days ... that was before I use Diltiazem which was good. With Norvasc I had 2.5 mg of Zebeta, but my blood pressure was...
    ... I will keep you posted with my readings on 5mg of Norvasc , thanks again for your great help :D. Michael...
    ... I will be fine because I don't go out much. 5mg of Norvasc was not enough so I'm on 10mg now, the question should...
    ... Hi Michael, :) The dosing of Norvasc for both angina and hypertension is 5-10mg once a ... bedtime. I've split some of my doses and take 5mg of Norvasc and 10mg of Ramipril at night. Taken this way my meds ... being treated. You will probably find that the 10mg Norvasc taken once daily gives you an adequate blood pressure...
    ... a few days I will know if taking the whole 10mg of Norvasc at once or split the dose, my dr didn't mind me doing...

  4. My update :) 6th March 2008
    ... Toporal XL 100mg as a secondary medication to my regular Norvasc 10mg. I have to admit the side effects of Toporal...

  5. Benicar~made in Japan??!! 6th March 2008
    ... currently taking Azor 5/40mg which is a combination of Norvasc and Benicar. I don't really have a concern about...

  6. Going off a beta to Norvasc... Please help! 26th February 2008
    ... #37; more likely to cause diabetes. My mom was on Norvasc several years. I have looked it up and I am requesting ... he doesn't anticipate any problems. :) I wonder if Norvasc alone will be able to bring your blood pressure down ... high dose of a calcium channel blocker. Sounds like Norvasc has worked well for your mom! :) I am glad you have...
    ... m kinda torn between which way to go here esp. if Norvasc doesn't lower it that many mmhg's. I thought I would...
    ... two very well known medications. The pill combines NORVASC (Calcium Blocker)and BENICAR (Angiotensin Blocker ... protection, and improve artery function for diabetics. NORVASC helps lower the blood pressure even more. I think...

  7. Benicar vs Diovan Use?? 22nd February 2008
    ... done with ARBs. I am going to move to a low dose of Norvasc with a diuretic. Good luck....
    ... I take a dieuetic (a potassium sparing type) , Norvasc and Atentol. -- and have for almost 10 years. My...

  8. DASH Results, Week 1.... 18th February 2008
    ... hypertension) I went in for a new prescription, 5-10 mg of norvasc (amlodipine). I stayed on this prescription for about...

  9. Tons Of Bp Meds 17th February 2008
    ... take Lopressor twice a day, 1 Cozaar per day, and Norvasc once a day. The combination of meds keeps my blood...

  10. Calcium channel vs ACE 14th February 2008
    ... no clinical symptoms The doc put me on 10mg of Norvasc CCB and 20 mg of Enalapril ACE He also suggested...
    ... Hi, :) I agree that 10mg Norvasc and 20mg ACE inhibitor seem an excessive dose given...
    ... Enalapril 20 mg alone and cut out (gradually the CCB - Norvasc ) My pal is on this regime. I will add a diuretic...

  11. Switching from Norvasc to Tenormin 4th February 2008
    ... The doctor said not to take my nightly dose of Norvasc and to start the Tenormin in the morning... I ... suicidal tendencies directly related to the med! Re Norvasc , altho I stopped cold turkey, I have since read on ... Based on my experience it takes several weeks to get norvasc out of the body...I don't know how long it would take ... therapeutic" but I would be concerned about the effects of norvasc overlapping the effects of tenormin. Something to ... Bethsheba PS You might want to review the posts on norvasc , too. I went from 5 mg to 10 mg, but think my pressures...

  12. what can happen if i stop taking lisinopril 1st February 2008
    ... just made my heart beat so slow, so I switched to Norvasc in the middle of that year. I think I was on that...
    ... just made my heart beat so slow, so I switched to Norvasc in the middle of that year. I think I was on that...

  13. Hey, anyone taking Micardis? 31st January 2008
    ... diuretic) and I'm fine with it. I also take 5 mg. of Norvasc and 50 mg. of Atenolol. I;m going to see my doctor...

  14. Beta Blocker Withdrawl 29th January 2008
    ... I remain on the same dose -10mg- of a CCB. I took Norvasc originally, then Ramipril until now, and was just ... switched back to Norvasc . My pharmacy substituted a generic Felodipine for...

  15. Hair loss 28th January 2008
    ... cause hairloss (lopressor), and I think amlodipine ( norvasc ) can cause hair loss also. Actually, I've noticed...

  16. HP Med check 25th January 2008
    ... averaging 140/90 for quite some time. I've been on Norvasc 5mg. My doctor bumped it up to Norvasc 10mg. After...
    ... averaging 140/90 for quite some time. I've been on Norvasc 5mg. My doctor bumped it up to Norvasc 10mg. After ... one and two weeks to achieve a maximum response on Norvasc at the beginning of treatment or after a dose adjustment ... prescribe these two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is ... once daily in the a.m. I took my twice daily 5mg Norvasc earlier this evening and am having palpitations and ... got switched from another CCB, felodipine. I guess Norvasc takes some getting used to. I'd like to point out...
    ... one and two weeks to achieve a maximum response on Norvasc at the beginning of treatment or after a dose adjustment ... prescribe these two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is ... should be taken much earlier. I took my twice daily 5mg Norvasc earlier this evening and am having palpitations and ... got switched from another CCB, felodipine. I guess Norvasc takes some getting used to. I'd like to point out...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc . Aside from that I just noticed several inflamed areas...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc . Aside from that I just noticed several inflamed areas...
    ... recognizing it for what it was - a side effect of Norvasc .... Flowergirl, You are describing the "butterfly ... while on hydrochlorothiazide...although it may be the norvasc (a rash is an allergic reaction to a drug), the butterfly ... elevated cholesterol, and elevated blood sugars. Norvasc is known for flushing (turning red), headaches, gas...
    ... while on hydrochlorothiazide...although it may be the norvasc (a rash is an allergic reaction to a drug), the butterfly ... elevated cholesterol, and elevated blood sugars. Norvasc is known for flushing (turning red), headaches, gas ... Fam's. I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine...
    ... Fam's. I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine ... flowergirl Hi Flowergirl, In regard to NORVASC and other Calcium Blockers, I also experienced similar ... side effects (mainly gastro-related issues) while on NORVASC . I then tried CARDIZEM which was much better. The...
    ... again in the future. I am hoping that high dose of Norvasc has fewer and less severe side effects than that of ... forgot to mention that so far, my blood pressure on Norvasc has been picture perfect with several unexplained...
    ... Hi Flower! Glad that the Norvasc seems to be working so well for you!! What drugs...
    ... Hi Vanessa, I too am glad Norvasc is working for now. I've been down this road many ... control: Ramipril, Bisoprolol, Hctz, Spironolactone and Norvasc . My blood pressure had been on the higher side for ... a while prior to starting Norvasc . I attributed it mostly to the lower effectiveness...
    ... ...I hope I don't get any new side effects from Norvasc . Hopefully, it's not much different from Felodipine ... but certainly hope so....flowergirl I hope the norvasc (amlodipine) works out well for you. Of the 5 different ... bp meds I took, and norvasc had the fewest/most tolerable side effects for me...
    ... Hi, I hope the norvasc (amlodipine) works out well for you. Of the 5 different ... bp meds I took, and norvasc had the fewest/most tolerable side effects for me ... finally decided to read the pharmacy handout about Norvasc and found this very interesting: There is a disclaimer ... feel sick. Thanks for sharing your experience with Norvasc , Beth and for the good wishes. Aren't you glad you...

  17. What's for lunch, dinner or even breaksfast? 23rd January 2008
    ... talked to a pharmacist today (had to get Nexium and a Norvasc info sheet) who offered conflicting advice. As far...

  18. Generic drugs & brand name drugs 21st January 2008
    ... frequent chest pain and switched me (happily) back to Norvasc on a trial basis. I do not anticipate any problems...
    ... you Flower - that he listened to you!! I hope the Norvasc works WELL!! Why did they take you off before - if...
    ... Hi Vanessa, :) My specialist prescribed Norvasc originally and I took it for a while. My GP felt the ... rdiological purposes and had me take that. Now I am back on Norvasc and feeling no tighteness in the chest, tugging or ... about it!!!! I am glad about being switched back to Norvasc but mad about other things and will look for a new...

  19. At The End Of My Tether 15th January 2008
    ... experiences with medications, especially lisinopril and Norvasc . Well, I have finally plucked up the courage to change ... trunks, sorry, legs, were swollen as a result of the Norvasc . I could have hugged him. Why didn't my last doctor ... believe me when I said that? He took me off Norvasc and decided to triple my dose of propranolol from...
    ... experiences with medications, especially lisinopril and Norvasc . Well, I have finally plucked up the courage to change ... trunks, sorry, legs, were swollen as a result of the Norvasc . I could have hugged him. Why didn't my last doctor ... believe me when I said that? He took me off Norvasc and decided to triple my dose of propranolol from ... believed you when you told him of your side effects with norvasc ! And from what I've read, not all doctors recognize...

  20. What Medication Next? 9th January 2008
    ... cpap, only to reappear again when I started taking norvasc . One of the posters on this board recognized the ... source of my problem right away. Stopped the norvasc , and the acid reflux disappeared. ...You are...

  21. Felodipine??? 9th January 2008
    ... Gail, I was on amlodipine ( norvasc ), a similar CCB, and yes, ccbs can cause sleep disturbances...

  22. Switched again part 2 8th January 2008
    ... and very low pulse rate; after 7 months switched to norvasc 5mgs, bp was 140/90; increased to 10mgs, 2 weeks ago ... way. I think I ticked him off. Anyway, I'm off norvasc and for the next 2 weeks I'm taking hydrochlorithiazide...
    ... cholesterol problems. My sister takes this with 2.5 mgs of norvasc and has been fine. My brother has just been put on ... again tonight, but not as bad. Today's my last day on norvasc , which I found depressed me. Tomorrow, I'll start...

  23. Anyone with Pheochromocytoma? 7th January 2008
    ... my son has been on norvasc & amplodimene(sp) for about 5 wks. is it normal to...
    ... [QUOTE=sonic;3387347]my son has been on norvasc & amplodimene(sp) for about 5 wks. is it normal to ... is also on slow K(potasium supp):) Sonic, Norvasc is the brand name for amlodipine...is the other med...
    ... bethsheba...sorry about the typo..the meds he is on are Norvasc ..10mg once at lunch..slow-K, 8 pills a day with food...

  24. Types of blood pressure medication? 7th January 2008
    ... controlling the BP and the heart rate. Also I take 5mg of Norvasc with it, which is a CCB drug, and my readings are ... think that you should ask your dr to switch you to Norvasc . Do you have herat rate problems? normally drs prescribe ... rate problems. If that is the case then I think that Norvasc would be good for you, because this drug class lowers...
    ... controlling the BP and the heart rate. Also I take 5mg of Norvasc with it, which is a CCB drug, and my readings are ... think that you should ask your dr to switch you to Norvasc . Do you have herat rate problems? normally drs prescribe ... rate problems. If that is the case then I think that Norvasc would be good for you, because this drug class lowers ... that's one and the same thing. I'll mention the Norvasc at my next visit. Your own numbers are great. Mine...
    ... made me feel so bad, now I'm on 2.5 of it + 5 mg of Norvasc . No side effects :D. Please let me know what will...
    ... effects. The med I had the least problems with was norvasc or the generic, amlodipene. But this drug has horrible...
    ... Norvasc has no side effects on me even with 10 mg :D dose...
    ... Hope Norvasc works for you but you should be aware of a few things ... problems already, I would not advice taking this drug. Norvasc gave me severe heartburn such as I thought I might ... said it could be stopped. But if you have to stop Norvasc , you must keep in mind that your b/p will go back...
    ... pharmacist & the directions that come with the drug ( NOrvasc ) that told me it was okay to stop the drug suddenly ... different than the others so this must be the case with Norvasc & CCB. Always check with your Dr. when possible or...

  25. B/P meds & diastolic below 65 6th January 2008
    ... are few b/p meds who reduce mainly systolic. One is Norvasc which I had terrible side effects with. The 2nd one...
    ... are few b/p meds who reduce mainly systolic. One is Norvasc which I had terrible side effects with. The 2nd one...

  26. Lifestyle Modifications work great 4th January 2008
    ... appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don't think that...
    ... appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don't think that...
    ... Now I take 2.5mg of Zebeta around 8 AM and 5mg of Norvasc around 8 PM. I hope there is a small procedure to...

  27. Norvasc and hair side effects 2nd January 2008
    ... Yup! I did experience flushing with norvasc ...I wasn't sure it was due to the medication (and...

  28. hypertension controlled by nitric oxide? 1st January 2008
    ... meany bad reactions. Iam on clonidine x3 per day, norvasc 10mg x1,hydrochlorot 25mg x1,atenolol 50mg x1, lisinopril...
    ... and my best drug combination :D. Now I take 5 mg of Norvasc plus 2.5 of Zebeta, a beta-blocker. My blood pressure ... rate very much I would replace it with another 5mg of Norvasc . But so far so good. My advice is to find a good ... your side effects and start with you maybe with only Norvasc , as a beginning and see what would happen and what...
    ... my bp readings and decided to get on a baby dose of Norvasc . Which isn't doing much either, but I think I may...

  29. Weight Training with Heart Condition 30th December 2007
    ... Tonight, after I came back and took my 5mg of Norvasc I started to do shoulder and arms workout. I used...

  30. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78 25th December 2007
    ... 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...

  31. Ringing In Ears and Blood Pressure Meds 19th December 2007
    ... 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...

  32. Flowergirl & Dr's appointment 16th December 2007
    ... 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...

  33. Teen with High BP, need info.. 12th December 2007
    ... 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...

  34. high blood pressure semi cold weather 7th December 2007
    ... would be very appreciated, and by the way I take 5mg norvasc , 5mg paxil not sure if this would contribute to that...

  35. How is one diagnosed? 6th December 2007
    ... 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...

  36. What is my perfect heart rate? 3rd December 2007
    ... 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...

  37. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working? 3rd December 2007
    ... 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...

  38. My experience with coffee effect on HBP 3rd December 2007
    ... 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....

  39. from ACE to ARB, is the ARB not working? 1st December 2007
    ... 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...

  40. My dr just changed my medication 1st December 2007
    ... 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...

  41. Zebeta 1.2mg + HCT 6.5mg: my last hope 25th November 2007
    ... 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...

  42. Isolated Systolic Hypertension (ISH) 24th November 2007
    ... affecting my diastolic when nothing else would. Then Norvasc which is known to reduce systolic b/p. I couldn't...

  43. Being switched again! 23rd November 2007
    ... 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...

  44. Need Help My blood pressure goes high with anxiety 23rd November 2007
    ... 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...

  45. Young man with Hypertension. (It's not just for the middle aged anymore) lol j/k 20th November 2007
    ... 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...

  46. Side Effects? 18th November 2007
    ... 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...

  47. Norvasc and neuropathy 12th November 2007
    ... [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...

  48. High Blood Pressure Meds and Excessive Sweating 28th October 2007
    ... 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...

  49. very discouraged 23rd October 2007
    ... 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...

  50. What are the risk of stopping HBP medicine? Is it true Im gonna die? 19th October 2007
    ... 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...

  51. Can one take ATrovent nasal spray, sudafed PE tablets with HBP? 15th October 2007
    ... types of Meds if they are taking b/p meds like Toprol, Norvasc , Diovan, etc.? My sister needs something so badly...

  52. Meds questions - Benicar and Dynacirc 15th October 2007
    ... month. They gave me more side effects (especially NORVASC ). Besides, in many research studies they have not...

  53. Effectiveness of antihypertensives 13th October 2007
    ... was being poured down my throat. When I took Norvasc , my swallow problems really escalated within a day...

  54. Pain and BP Meds 2nd October 2007
    ... beta-blockers for years, last year BenicarHCT and Norvasc , switched to Avalide about 2 months ago and something...

  55. FG re: Calcium CB's & throat issues 28th September 2007
    ... 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...

  56. Hypertensive and atherosclerotic effects on blood vessels 22nd September 2007
    ... straight. He gets confused. I am not alone. I was on Norvasc then was switched to Felodipine. We were talking about...

  57. Joint and Muscular pain with Norvasc 21st September 2007
    ... otherwise that your joint pain etc is not caused by Norvasc Etc. Did you have swelling & were joints on both...

  58. Amlodipine 20th September 2007
    ... 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...

  59. can blood pressure meds cause horrible headaches or is it the bloodpressure ????????? 20th September 2007
    ... 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...

  60. question about high blood pressure and thyrold .... 20th September 2007
    ... 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...

  61. Beta Blockers & b/p in Aorta 9th September 2007
    ... 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,...

  62. Avalide, holy cow, not again! 5th September 2007
    ... AvalideHCT for the Benicar and some other for the Norvasc whose name escapes me at the moment. I take the Avalide...

  63. High Systolic, Low Diastolic, Why? 3rd September 2007
    ... than the systolic with the exception of Clonidine & Norvasc which have too many side effects. Hctz decreased...

  64. Calcium channel blockers 16th August 2007
    ... 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...

  65. High Blood Pressure Medications side Side effects?? 7th August 2007
    ... 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...

  66. Amlodipine Causing Depression/anxiety? 20th July 2007
    ... 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...

  67. what is a good bp? 14th July 2007
    ... 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...

  68. Norvasc And Dry Eyes? 6th July 2007
    ... 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...

  69. I have a question can meds stop helping 5th July 2007
    ... 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...

  70. Very Frustrated Need Some Input 4th July 2007
    ... 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....

  71. Went to Dr today... 27th June 2007
    ... taken meds for about for 5 months I don't think Norvasc 5mg work anymore last night my bp was 152/105 I was...

  72. Anyone Here Take (Vasotec) 23rd June 2007
    ... 1. Aspir-low 81 2. Norvasc 5mg ( My sleeping pill LOL:) :)) (3 months now I'm...

  73. Side effects of Antihypertensives 17th June 2007
    ... Norvasc : swollen ankles and extreme irritability (serious...

  74. Benicar 15th June 2007
    ... 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...

  75. Possibility Of Multiple Bad Drug Reactions? 13th June 2007
    ... 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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