NORVASC is contraindicated in patients with known sensitivity to amlodipine.
The mean changes in ambulatory BP measurements were statistically significant between the combination versus the amlodipine monotherapy group, 18.
You can take amlodipine with or without food. Amlodipine can potentially interact with some other medications, including. For older people or those with liver problems 2. No, there s no evidence that amlodipine is addictive. An overdose of amlodipine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
However, your chances of having CHD may be increased by several other factors including high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, diabetes, excess weight, a family history of CHD, being a male and being a woman who has reached menopause.
Whether there is a risk for humans remains to be determined.
Some observational studies found that this increased risk of serious CV thrombotic events began as early as the first weeks of treatment.
These may include regular exercise, stopping smoking, and drinking less alcohol.
CYP2C9 may dramatically decrease clearance of and increase toxicity of the medication.
This review paper focusing on amlodipine showing how its unique properties may provide enhanced cardiovascular protections compared with other antihypertensive agents. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.
Take NORVASC once a day, with or without food.