Amlodipine is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Amlodipine is called a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
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Overall: I take it,but i stopped because of leg pain.By
Overall: Dizziness was a real problem for me with this drug. After 2 falls and 3 cracked ribs and 2 fingers I'm finally off of it.By
Overall: I have been taking Norvasc with Coreg and Captopril and I think they finally got me on the meds that will take my blood pressure down.By
Pros: In angina it increases blood flow to the heart muscle.
Cons: Dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.By