36 patient evaluations for Amlodipine

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grandmajudy
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grandmajudy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 2, 2013 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking this for Raynaulds Disease. My Dr changed me to nifedipine er 30 mg tablet. It has helped a little more.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 3, 2009 (Started May 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 65
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
COPD

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Jul 17, 2012 (Started Apr 10, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
hbowlingsunshine
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hbowlingsunshine
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F43y
CFS:6y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 19, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr Felt a need to change perscripton to amitriptyline 25 mg
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
windwarrior
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windwarrior
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 62y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 6y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Dec 9, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2000)

  • 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
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It appears that all the Norvasc product made me swell in my hnads, feet, belly, and legs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
lilybet
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lilybet
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
57 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 5, 2011 (Started May 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prinzmetal Angina)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Diltiazem was more effective and did not lower my blood pressure as much.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
sierramama
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sierramama
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 68
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 9 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started May 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
Modaddy_TN
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Modaddy_TN
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 37y
  • Duration: 13 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
0 seizures
319 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Apr 22, 2011 (Started Feb 24, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
bytehead
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bytehead
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 59
Condition: Conn's Syndrome 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Conn's Syndrome

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Feb 14, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's been 10 years since I took this drug

  • 0 helpful marks
toadskuc
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toadskuc
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 67y
  • Organ: Kidney
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
  1. Kidney : 7y Transplanted
I have:
Kidney Transplant

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Dec 28, 2010 (Started Aug 03, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Angina pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
Rolling Stone
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Rolling Stone
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Aug 27, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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