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Is Amlodopine a beta-blocker?

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2016
Question: Is Amlodopine a Beta-blocker?
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah (54 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No. It is a calcium channel blocker!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. beta blockers end with -olol suffix. Amlodipine is used in traeting hypertension, same as beta blockers.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask of more information and clarifications if need be.
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Is Amlodopine a beta-blocker?

Brief Answer: No. It is a calcium channel blocker! Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. beta blockers end with -olol suffix. Amlodipine is used in traeting hypertension, same as beta blockers. I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to ask of more information and clarifications if need be.