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.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Side effect Patients
Temperature dysregulation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Dosage Patients
2.5-40 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Amlodipine-atorvastatin

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$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
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: 5 mg-10 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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