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Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/4/2009 3:07:41 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
About the second week of taking this drug I started experiencing dreams that were unusual or not ordinary. Shortly after that I experienced hullucinations right after taking this medication. I had been on Amlodipine for a brief 2 weeks. After hallucinating, I'm done with it. I feel that I had an adverse reaction to it and have discontinued use.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
7/2/2009 12:49:31 AM

Reviewer: Thomas, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started with 5mg, moved up to 10mg after a month or so, total treatment duration aprox. 3 month. Taken with a mild diuretic for the lenght of the treatment. Presently changed to a new medication within the group of ACE inhibitors called Benazepril at 20mgs plus the same diuretic. OK, back to Amlodipine: It does lower your bp but in my case with several side efects such as Lightheadedness, swollen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/29/2009 1:55:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Increase Urination especially at night. I have been on it for about a month now. Was taken off of Norvasc (been on this drug for ten years) because of ankle swelling. I renamed Amalodipine/Benzanate...I'm a lone a peeing!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/26/2009 5:09:27 PM

Reviewer: 58 , 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was switched from taking lisinopril 20 mgs for 6 years because of developing Angiodema & was prescribed Amlodipine 5 mgs...Wow! was only taking 5mgs for about 4 days & the side effects were horrible!!! was extremely fatigued, dizzy, vision problems, felt severe flu like symptoms, bloating, chest pains, pain down my left arm, tunnel vision & cramps in my legs the entire time. Tried taki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/24/2009 3:42:10 PM

Reviewer: Robin Hood, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Along with Amlodpine Besylate I am taking HCTZ. One of these drugs is making my neck and ears itch like crazy. Has this happened to anyone else?

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