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  1. Supplements for blood pressure and cholesterol 22nd December 2005
    ... and cholesterol problems. My blood pressure with .5 norvasc runs about 156/92 and my triglyceride have been on...
    ... The .5 mg. Norvasc isn't working...switch to something that DOES....
    ... If I take half my dose of .5 norvasc my blood pressure goes up. I continue to take the ... full dose because everyone told me that norvasc was the best med to take for bp. So far by taking ... lowering my bp and eventually I would like to stop taking norvasc and control my bp with the right combination of supplements...
    ... devie, SWITCH to another BP medication, the Norvasc isn;t pulling it's weight and at $2 a pill it SHOULD...
    ... and cholesterol problems. My blood pressure with .5 norvasc runs about 156/92 and my triglyceride have been on...
    ... morning. If your doctor scowls when you tell him the Norvasc isn't working, ask him why he seems "partial" to the...

  2. unstable bp readings 9th December 2005
    ... lung, abdomen, adrenal glamds mri...I was put on Norvasc 5mg but I couldnot handle the rapid beating of my...

  3. OrthoEvra and high blood pressure? 7th December 2005
    ... currently on Diovan and HCTZ/TM. I used to also be on Norvasc , but my numbers were good enough that we dropped it...

  4. CCBs other than Norvasc please 5th December 2005
    ... nifedipine is most likely closest to the amlodipine ( Norvasc .) I've tried only one: Norvasc...HATED it!...
    ... effects are MOST people don't get :(. And when I used Norvasc I didn't experience any side effects at all, except...
    ... effects are MOST people don't get :(. And when I used Norvasc I didn't experience any side effects at all, except...

  5. ToprolXL, Spironolactone, Catapres, Terazosin and EXTREME FATIGUE 4th December 2005
    ... made my mom fatigue. Toprol xl was the worst bp med ( norvasc was a close second) she said she has ever taken....

  6. atenolol? Help 2nd December 2005
    ... Cass and Lenin, You are right :), I tried Norvasc 5 mg and it didn't lower my blood pressure even 1...
    ... another CCB, which one work best for you. i've tried Norvasc it helped but not that much, My BP responds to Procardia...
    ... another CCB, which one work best for you. i've tried Norvasc it helped but not that much, My BP responds to Procardia ... for the replies. Diltiazem works the best for me. Norvasc didn't help it just made me feel terrible....

  7. Does anyone know anything about calcium channel blockers? 1st December 2005
    ... through the years. I had a serious side effect with Norvasc , Plendil, & Sular. I get good results with verapamil...
    ... you noticed how much more often doctors prescribe Norvasc (patent protected) even over the other CCB's's which ... are generic. Probably more Norvasc than all the others together. My doctor was overt ... perhaps we should try a calcium channel block like Norvasc ." When I replied, I'd taken Norvasc and hated it ...
    ... also tried lisinopril, a lot of diuretics, toprol xl, norvasc and a host of other killer bp meds. She's ready to...

  8. Trandolapril...Mavik 29th November 2005
    ... the same drug. For example, many people said that Norvasc is a very bad drug but when I tried it I got NO side...

  9. Does anyone have a rapid heartbeat? 27th November 2005
    ... just stopped gradually a month ago then I started Norvasc and I think that Norvasc also regulates heart rate ... blocker. I don't know if Calcium Channel Blockers, like Norvasc , will help you as Beta-Blockers but you should discuss ... Calcium Channel Blockers that slow heart rate more than Norvasc but I don't know which one. Rainbow I don't know...
    ... just stopped gradually a month ago then I started Norvasc and I think that Norvasc also regulates heart rate ... blocker. I don't know if Calcium Channel Blockers, like Norvasc , will help you as Beta-Blockers but you should discuss ... Calcium Channel Blockers that slow heart rate more than Norvasc but I don't know which one. Rainbow I don't know...

  10. Depression and High BP Meds 27th November 2005
    ... although that I have changed my Med for Zebeta to Norvasc . I'm confused, maybe it's the withdrawal of zebeta ... ? maybe it's Norvasc ? I'm talking about depression now because all ... depression? what about Calcium Channel Blocker like Norvasc ? I have read many articles and some say that BB cause...
    ... the depression or it's the medications like Zebeta, Norvasc and thier drug classes. Yesterday I took Captopril...

  11. Need some advice 26th November 2005
    ... night it was 149/102. I have been on a low dose of Norvasc (2.5 daily) for the last two weeks. Sometimes it...
    ... insight he can bring to the problem is : TAKE SOME NORVASC . He's Johnny one-note! (I found it a useless and annoying...

  12. Has anyone ever taken Toprol,norvasc or Tarka?? 23rd November 2005
    ... find it to be very helpful. Has anyone taken Toprol, Norvasc or Tarka?? I've been on Toprol XL 50mg for 4 years ... loose my hair or have thin hair. I was also taking Norvasc 2.5mg for the same length of time and that made my...
    ... the dose, then see what happens. My mom also took norvasc for one month, and it caused her back pain and swollen...
    ... She tried several other bp meds (hctz, lisinopril, norvasc , lasix, and it goes on and on.) now she is on verapamil...

  13. Amlodipine Besylate vs Amlodipine 23rd November 2005
    ... Hello, I'm on Norvasc 5 mg which is Amlodipine Besylate. I have 40 pill...

  14. Edema And High Bp,,,is This Normal?? 22nd November 2005
    ... doctor will prescribe it immediately. (If he says take Norvasc , get another doctor, he's only in it for the money...
    ... FINGERS, knees, lower back and even my feet. (On Norvasc I had the joy of puffy ankles and sock marks that...

  15. Would really like some input... 18th November 2005
    ... drug. Maybe I'll have to try something more pricey. Norvasc works great for my mom. Her pressure was 200/110 ... Lisinopril didn't do much for her, but make her cough. The Norvasc , one half tablet, keeps her in the 140-150/70-75 range ... ve heard alot of horror stories on this board about Norvasc . So, an Echo would be a good test to have? What...

  16. Off Atenolol 18th November 2005
    ... your next medication?????? actually I have started Norvasc 5 mg 2 days ago and so far so good but alone it's...
    ... days. Today I took 1.25 mg of Zebeta with my 5 mg Norvasc but it seems that Norvasc is not working well for ... what will happen. If I got control then I will remove Norvasc and see what Captopril will do alone. But I'm happy ... that Norvasc is not causing any side effects for me except blurred...
    ... feeling very fatigue, tired and sleepy. Now I'm on Norvasc , before I take it I have read many negative posts ... for me I should try Calcium Channel Blocker, like Norvasc , and see what it will do for me. I'm in my 4th day ... except a slight fatigue at night but up to this point Norvasc seems to has no effect my on bp. My point is that...
    ... think this is what happening to me. I thought that Norvasc 5 mg is causing the same effects as the other Meds...
    ... before I get better? :( Also someone told me that Norvasc take 2 weeks to 4 weeks in order to reduce blood pressure ... me on Zebeta in the first place, but I noticed that Norvasc regulates it although not like Zebeta but I'm happy...
    ... before I get better? :( Also someone told me that Norvasc take 2 weeks to 4 weeks in order to reduce blood pressure ... me on Zebeta in the first place, but I noticed that Norvasc regulates it although not like Zebeta but I'm happy ... causing these symptoms? I don't know much about Norvasc . I was on it about a week and felt horrible. It ... CCB I take now (tiazac) works to slow down the HR. Norvasc doesn't. Here again I must say how different we all...
    ... Thanks Cass, Actually I feel no side effects with Norvasc but my symptoms are prior to Norvasc so I suspect ... the beta-blocker no Norvasc . Anyway, I will see how this will end up. Thanks...
    ... than before though don't feel sleepy. Anyway, I'm on Norvasc 5 mg which really helps my heart rate and I really...

  17. Hello, I am new to the board 18th November 2005
    ... incident I have reverted to taking some left over Norvasc , I have tried alternative meds , garlic, parsley...

  18. Altace Side Effects 16th November 2005
    ... I was feeling so tired and uncomfortable. I tried Norvasc too for 3 days and it caused only headache so I will...

  19. does the body adjust to Norvasc? 16th November 2005
    ... I hope so because I really feel bad, I will start Norvasc 5 mg with my Zebeta 2.5 mg tommorow and see what it ... take something for the headache while I'm starting Norvasc ????? Thanks Michael...
    ... Hello, I am taking Norvasc and yes it does cause bad headaches but they will...
    ... Hello SnoopGirl, I'm off Norvasc because it didn't effect my blood pressure at all ... Cardizim SR 90mg twice daily. Yes the headache that Norvasc causes gone away after few days. Thanks, Michael...

  20. captopril + Ziac: the best dosage plz? 14th November 2005
    ... happen. I had side effects with Atacand, Cozaar and Norvasc so I want try something new until I gradually take...
    ... It's me again, OK I will be honest I want give Norvasc a second chance :). I have used it for 3 days and...
    ... captopril is a FAR better choice...and a LOT cheaper than Norvasc or the stupndously expensive Ziac...charging $2.50...

  21. How do you REALLY know if it's anxiety that's causing the HBP? 14th November 2005
    ... that can be the cause of your hypertension...here's a Norvasc prescription" (the most currently popular dollarwise...

  22. atacand 10th November 2005
    ... high blood pressure for a number of years. I take Norvasc . Recently I was put on Atacand as well. Over a span...
    ... high blood pressure for a number of years. I take Norvasc . Recently I was put on Atacand as well. Over a span...

  23. Lenin - Need Your Knowledge 10th November 2005
    ... with CCB's but my only experience was a bad one with Norvasc ...poor control and nervousness...but then I was taking...

  24. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction 9th November 2005
    ... Bad enough that it compared so poorly to amlodipine ( Norvasc ) but what if it gave more heart attacks than even...
    ... my jury is still out on whether they really DO.... Norvasc didn't. To tie this in with the original topic...
    ... 5mg Novarsc in the morning plus 150mg diuretic, 5mg Norvasc at night plus 150mg diuretics and to make matters...
    ... my jury is still out on whether they really DO.... Norvasc didn't. To tie this in with the original topic...

  25. White Coat Syndrome? 8th November 2005
    ... with a reading of 140/90. She wanted to stick me on Norvasc with one reading! Instead of looking at the fact...

  26. Do BP meds target systoic or diastolic? 30th October 2005
    ... control my blood pressure. I am presently taking Norvasc , I have taken several others, I don't have much faith...

  27. Does Your Calcium Channel Blocker Cause Stomach Upset? 24th October 2005
    ... Take Norvasc ..no problems....

  28. What can I take for aches/pains? (Lisinopril) 21st October 2005
    ... Hi Everyone I'm on 20 mg of Lisinopril, 10 mg norvasc and 2 different diruetcis (Forgive my spelling-hydrochloriz...

  29. spikes at night 20th October 2005
    ... 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...

  30. Ziac causes permanent sexual side effects, is this true? 19th October 2005
    ... has no effect on sexual ability. Also they said that Norvasc is fine too. Don't worry and forget about it ok?...

  31. What's so bad about diuretics? 19th October 2005
    ... 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! ...

  32. Norvasc: Tell us your experience please. 15th October 2005
    ... 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...

  33. Amazing how some docs differ on BP med recommendations 7th August 2005
    ... prescribing methods. :) I'd love to see a comparison in NORVASC prescribing between young and old doctors....

  34. Dud BP drugs...taken from another thread. 4th August 2005
    ... Oh PLEASE, Norvasc has to be included!...
    ... avapro, toprol xl, lisinopril, hctz and the awful norvasc ....
    ... NORVASC !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIGHT ON LENIN!!!!!!!!!!!!...

  35. Info please-1st time Accupril user. 2nd August 2005
    ... retention with calcium channel blockers, especially the Norvasc brand, so for you they are probably not a good choice...

  36. Do Blood Pressure Meds. Cause Vision Problems? 1st August 2005
    ... 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...

  37. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping? 27th July 2005
    ... ! 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...

  38. Norvasc & Atenolol Leg Pain 27th July 2005
    ... 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...

  39. Still too low 26th July 2005
    ... 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...

  40. Does serum sodium tell one anything? 19th July 2005
    ... drugs only for those with angina or heart failure and Norvasc should only be given to animals...to euthanize them...

  41. Depression!!! 19th July 2005
    ... felt better immediately. Then later my dr prescribed norvasc and depressin started again. I stopped that and am...

  42. Low Blood Pressure???? Symptoms???? 18th July 2005
    ... 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? ...

  43. I take 3 Blood Pressure Meds 18th July 2005
    ... dilitzem seem to have less of a swelling side effect than Norvasc . Your numbers are really good, hope this combo continues...

  44. Quit Again 15th July 2005
    ... 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...

  45. Finally getting off meds 12th July 2005
    ... 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...

  46. Fighting with my doctor 5th July 2005
    ... 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...

  47. Why do BP meds cause insomnia? 29th June 2005
    ... 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...

  48. Need advice badly!!!!!!!!!!!!! 29th June 2005
    ... 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...

  49. Are all calcium channel blockers created equal? 22nd June 2005
    ... 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...

  50. questions for those using or had used ACEIs 22nd June 2005
    ... 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...

  51. Went to ER.....Very worried!!!! 22nd June 2005
    ... 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...

  52. To Lenin 20th June 2005
    ... 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....

  53. Is this reading dangerous? 11th June 2005
    ... 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...

  54. Leg Swelling/Pitting Edema 9th June 2005
    ... 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...

  55. Blood pressure spike....why? 5th June 2005
    ... 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...

  56. Zestoretic 10/12.5 2nd June 2005
    ... 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...

  57. Unusual behavior 29th May 2005
    ... helen, Let me guess! Is he taking NORVASC (or amlodipine with a different name?) That's the...

  58. Prime Example of White Coat Syndrome 27th May 2005
    ... pressure last year (140/90) and wanted me to take norvasc . I swear what she said that day messed me up!!...

  59. combination 20th May 2005
    ... 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...

  60. I'm doing better WITHOUT my b/p med!?? 14th May 2005
    ... 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...

  61. Are these dyazide side effects..... 2nd May 2005
    ... 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...

  62. Meds- AM or PM 27th April 2005
    ... 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...

  63. Lisinopril/zestril and thigh pain, rib pain? 27th April 2005
    ... I have been on Norvasc for 3 years and Lisinopril for 6 months. About 2 years...

  64. Norvasc and Depression 26th April 2005
    ... 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 ?...

  65. Malt Vinegar for BP? 25th April 2005
    ... swollen feet eh? Took my mind back to my month on Norvasc with the PERMA-sock-line etched into my puffy ankles...

  66. 4 meds - what to do next 19th April 2005
    ... 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... ...

  67. Low Frozen TV Dinners? 10th April 2005
    ... s been a long time since I posted. I am still on Norvasc , and still having good results. Now that is Spring...

  68. White Coat Syndrome with my Home Monitor? 3rd April 2005
    ... was the Lexapro and wanted to immediately put me on Norvasc (sp?). I also got a high BP lecture. I refused to...

  69. My Trial Results 25th March 2005
    ... 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...

  70. Sick of the side effects!!! 20th March 2005
    ... 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...

  71. Favorite ARBS 18th March 2005
    ... nothing for my HTN. I also take atenolol, cardura and norvasc ....

  72. Why is my BP much lower in am? 16th March 2005
    ... with atenlol. My cardiologist now started me on Norvasc 5mg/day and it is getting lower and better but still...

  73. Dizziness with BP Meds 13th March 2005
    ... 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...

  74. Diuretics get a bad rap on this board, IMO ... 11th March 2005
    ... same time I was on HCTZ , I have little DOUBT the Norvasc would have killed me long ago. How I survived a...

  75. Changing to Generic 2nd March 2005
    ... 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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