6 patient evaluations for Amlodipine with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Jan 6, 2017 (Started Dec 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Hypertension and Raynaud's Disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lightheadedness, dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Changed because insurance stopped covering the nephedipine that was working well for both purposes.  It's not controlling my BP and is leaving me light-headed and somewhat dizzy.  Will switch  as soon as I see my doc. 

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2014 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2013 (Started Nov 29, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for angina pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (breathing difficulty, stomach pain, joint pain, chest tightness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: am wanting to go back to bisoporal asap

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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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

Feb 1, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fluid retention (edema))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema)

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fluid retention (edema)

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