What is Amlodipine-atorvastatin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Caduet

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Amlodipine-atorvastatin is the generic combination for Caduet. It is used to treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 10 1
Diabetes type 2 1 1
High blood pressure (hypertension) 1 0
Support heart health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Temperature dysregulation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Dosage Patients Percentage
5-10 mg daily 1
5mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Duration

Currently taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Jul 30, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High blood pressure (Hypertension) / High Cholestrol)
  • Side effects
    Severe (temperature dysregulation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg-20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Blood Presure was getting better.... But unexpected was getting more HOT Flashes......sweating more....
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: temperature dysregulation

Jul 20, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for High blood pressure (Hypertension) / High Cholestrol)
  • Side effects
    Severe (temperature dysregulation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg-20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Blood pressure and cholesterol is been pretty good...But unexpected is that I'm HOT Flash everyday.... Not happy
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: temperature dysregulation

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