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Millwoods Acupuncture Center
102, 2603 Hewes Way
Edmonton AB,   Canada

Phone: (780) 466-8683



Amlodipine  (Norvasc)


Amlodipine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). It works to control blood pressure and reduces the number of angina attacks by relaxing blood vessels. Amlodipine is often used in combination with other high blood pressure medications when blood pressure control is not achieved with the use of one medication alone.

The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.

Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.

More common:

*       abdominal pain

*       flushing

*       headache

*       sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

Less common:

*       overgrowth of gums

*       nausea

*       unusual tiredness or weakness