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Heart palpitations, fluttering sensation, dizziness. Taking amlodipine, on heart monitor. Causes for symptoms?

Hi I have been taking amlodipine 5mg for 2yrs in May,I had a 24hr monitor put on about 2 wks later, my BP was 140 over 90. I had another 24hr monitor 2 wks ago and my average BP is now 117 over 67. In the last few days I have occaisonally felt palpitations, my heart fluttering and slight dizziness . Should I continue taking amlodipine? Is it causing these symptoms?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

There is no mention of the results of Holter! - done twice...
If you are symptomatic, you may switch over to a beta-blocker - it benefits both the rate and pressure.
Discuss with your doctor and decide.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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