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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Amlodipine Oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/17/2008 5:18:39 PM

Reviewer: no scripts, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Diagnosed with vasculitis. On 450 mg of lubetalol, 10 mg Norvasc, 2.5 mg Rampril. Swollen legs, no libido. Switched to 1000 mg of magnesium chelate. Stopped Norvasc, swelling gone, bp down to 118/80. Bad reaction to the drug, there are alternatives. Check out Dr. Jay Cohen MD's. book The Magnesium Solution for High Blood Pressure.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/17/2008 4:42:25 PM

Reviewer: JayJay, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this drug approximately one month and in the past week experienced swelling in the ankles and hot red blotchy areas on the face after the first hour of taking the pill (usually first thing in the AM). The redness disappears later in the day. Dr. does NOT think ankle swelling is from the drug and I beg to differ because never have I had swelling in the enkles - just seems likely th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/17/2008 1:43:30 PM

Reviewer: roy boy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
130/81 not to low

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/12/2008 10:06:07 PM

Reviewer: daletompkin, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
easy morning small pill to swallow. my BP is wonderful

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/10/2008 6:55:48 PM

Reviewer: Marilyn C, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been on this drug for 5 days and I hate it.My heart is pounding so hard it wakes me up at night.I do not know if it is lowering my BP or not but do not care for the way I feel.I can hear my heart in my head !

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