Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
186 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

What is amlodipine prescribed for

Premium Questions

Dr.  Zotaj Antoneta MD

my doctor just prescribed Amlodipine Besylate 5 mg on top of my regular BP med, because he thinks ... and one positive one. Am afraid to take this med and would like to know what U think ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zotaj Antoneta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Divakara MD

I recently had knee surgery , followed by infection and developed Rhabdomyolosis. I was prescribed amlodipine during my illness. I have been on 10 mg/day for almost a month. My primary care physician first ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Divakara ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

what is the drug acamprosate calc and the drug amlodipine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

I just got prescribed a new blood pressure medicine. Im taking 10mg of Amplodemine and 10mg of metaprolol. I feel awful. Tired and nauseous. My blood systolic number has significantly lowered to 130 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr.     Bhanu Partap MD

care doctor and he gave me amlodipine to take at bedtime. Tonight my blood pressure readings have been really high. 220/131, 204/128, 210/120 191/111, 204/115. Ive taken all prescribed medicine today as well ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhanu Partap ( Cardiologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.     Bhanu Partap MD

I am an otherwise healthy 65 year old male, who just recently developed high blood pressure. My doctor prescribed 5mg. Of Amlodipine which seems to be working with no side affects. However it brought ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhanu Partap ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

Hi there - I was prescribed Amlodipine 5 ml on 4/24/12 - prescribed Avalide 300/25 mg on 8 ... by anxiety. On 6/17/17 my Dr upped my Amlodipine to 10 ml. I stayed on the 10 ml until 7/7/2017... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

I had a stroke 3 weeks ago and have been prescribed amlodipine besylate I am afraid of it side effects gaining weight, swolen ankles..... In the past I was prescribed Propranolol 20 mg which I had ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

I was just prescribed Lisonopril (40 mg) and Amlodipine (10 mg) for high blood pressure. I know one is supposed to be the primary medication and the other I could start later or take half a dose. I m worried ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Dorina Gurabardhi MD

My physician saw the Chest X-Ray result which advised clinical correlation and prescribed Clopidogrel 75mg film coated tablets and Amlodipine 10 mg tablets to be taken daily. After reading the side ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Polash Sannigrahi MD

Dear Ibnas, Amlong (pharmacologically Amlodipine) is an anti-hypertensive medication. It is used for controlling high blood pressure. Take care.

Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Hello! No, it wont worsen hemorrhoids. Moreover, it may help with hemorrhoids symptoms. Amlodipine decreases blood pressure (what is good for hemorrhoids) and relaxes rectal muscle what allows the...

Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

low salt diet.. Regular exercise. or start amlodipine 5 mg.