If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using amlodipine even if you feel well.
Your dose of amlodipine depends on why you need the medicine.
If you re not sure, check with your doctor or pharmacist. Amlodipine was better tolerated than nitrendipine and had a much lower incidence of side effects usually related to vasodilatation. It is essential that people inform their doctors about all the medications, herbs, and supplements they are currently taking before starting amlodipine or any other new medicines. ACE inhibitors - for example, ramipril and lisinopril angiotensin receptor blockers - for example, candesartan beta blockers - for example, bisoprolol tablets that make you pee more diuretics - for example, bendroflumethiazide.
A previous article on the safety of amlodipine reviewed data from over 4,000 subjects who participated in clinical trials sponsored by Pfizer Central Research.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
This needs to be considered particularly at start of treatment, upon change of medication, or in conjunction with alcohol.
Increases acetylcholine from surviving presynaptic nerve terminals by modulating the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.
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