About Norvasc (Prescription Drug)

Norvasc® is a brand name for the calcium channel blocker drug amlodipine. It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure); angina (chest pain) and to prevent hospitalization due to angina in patients without heart failure who have coronary artery disease. Read more

Learn more about Norvasc in our Norvasc Community Report.

windwarrior's Norvasc History (Stopped)
Norvasc (amlodipine)
10 mg Daily Jun 01, 2000 - Dec 09, 2011
Stopped Side effects too severe Dec 9, 2011

windwarrior's Norvasc is for…

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)

windwarrior's side effects of Norvasc…

  • Swelling in legs, feet and ankles Sep 10, 2011


Dec 9, 2011

10 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (swelling in legs, feet and ankles)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
It appears that all the Norvasc product made me swell in my hnads, feet, belly, and legs.
< $25 monthly