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(Amlodipine)

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  • Resisted being put on this stuff for years for fear of swelling. Sure enough, I experienced pitting edema in legs and feet - MD changed my diuretic which took all the fluid off. BP is the best it's been in my whole life though!
    Age: 30
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High blood pressure
    Duration taken: A few months
  • possibility of increased angina
    Age: 62
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High blood pressure
  • It makes me sleepy, so I take it at night
    Age: 55
    Gender: Woman
    Taken for: High blood pressure
  • Swelling of the ankles, chest pain, flushing, sweating, some red spots on my legs.
    Age: 56
    Gender: Woman
    Taken for: High blood pressure
  • swelling ankles and feet happened over many months so not obvious at first. Got really bad after 10 months use. Benazepril better in terms of no swelling, not as good in terms of lowering BP.
    Age: 64
    Gender: Woman
    Taken for: High blood pressure
  • I wish I had been warned of the swelling of feet & ankles so I would never have started it. I hardly eat anything with salt because I thought that was the problem until I just went on line. Will be talking to my doctor about an alternative.
    Age: 70
    Gender: Woman
    Duration taken: Two years or more
  • absolute crap......no better than an ACE inhibitor which is also crap!!! Docs don't know what the hell they are talking about when it comes to pharmacology!!
    Age: 70
    Gender: Man
  • I wish I had known about the large number of side effects. Legs swelled to above the knee right away and diuretics did not help. Sense of smell decreased. Too many others to list. Didn't help BP much.
    Age: 67
    Gender: Woman
    Duration taken: Two years or more
  • Had to adjust dosage because it caused calf ankle foot swelling. Still an issue but it helps with the chest pain.
    Taken for: Chest pain
    Duration taken: Two years or more
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