How long does it take for amlodipine to work

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Avatar m tn <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>amlodipine</span>, Victrelis (boceprevir) Boceprevir may increase the blood levels and effects of amlodipine. This can increase the risk of serious side effects such as irregular heart rhythm, fluid retention, swelling, heart failure, and excessively low blood pressure. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications.
Avatar f tn Could Atenolol use over the years be causing this to happen and will it subside eventually? <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> for Atenolol <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> completely leave your system? I don't eat red meat or pork and I eat lots of veggies so other than diet, are there alternatives that could help me reduce my BP that I may not be aware of (other than exercise, which I do 7-days a week) and a low sodium diet?
Avatar m tn I know I had a tingling place in my leg when the needle was put in to a certain acupuncture point in my left leg. It took a really <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> time of treatments for that tingling <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go away (while treatments continued, I think it's back now).
Avatar n tn Because the stuff worked on my heart it was worth it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> try <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> get used <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> it or <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span> with the dosing with my doctor. After several different trials, I am now taking 5 mg bystolic and no lisinopril and my body seems to have adjusted. While I am overweight, I did not gain any additional weight as others have mentioned. I am also not exhausted. I recently had blood work so we will see if it had some kind of effect on my cholesterol as others have had. I hope not.
Avatar m tn I use to get them from lots of other stimulus too. I sisn't say <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> you've had it, but <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> be free of it is truely life altering. I gave my EP an man hug when I saw him for a followup, and he was kind of bewildered, as he didn't fully grasp how he changed my life. I can't tell you what I missed out on, or what I could have potentially accomplished if I had had this done (or if they had the technology) 40 years ago.
Avatar m tn everyone gets heart disease at some time, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> start off exercising go for a little jog then gradually build it up over weeks, if you can walk up a hill and talk at the same time and not gasp for air that is how u know you are fine BUT if you start gasping for air stop because you're overdoing it, you can lower your cholesterol and reduce your bp its never too late, good luck
1209084 tn?1267371006 The surgeon was unable to place stents or relieve either blockage at that time, and they sent me home with three new prescriptions for Metoprolol, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>amlodipine</span>, and Niacin. My question is, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> common is it for an angioplasty to simply be impossible to accomplish? And can the medication changes I've received clear these blockages and eliminate the need to have an angioplasty at all (with the prerequisite lifestyle changes, which I have started to do)?
478554 tn?1208038007 As experiment, I stopped taking this Hyrochorothiatide Diuretic HZT drug for a short period, and blood work confirm the normal Triglycerides reading of below 190. For <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> term, I very much want <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> replace the Hyrodchlorothiazide with other similar drug (diuretic) but without the Triglycerides side effect. After almost 3 years of trying, so far, me & my physicians have not found a good alternative. I am very frustrated. Thank you for your advice.
179332 tn?1273250959 scared <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> next one prescribed!! I've been <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> an Allergist this past week for skin testing... but, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> anyone else suffer from BP med allergies? I get itchy all over, cheeks swell, face puffs a bit and face and neck turns bright red...Help!
612551 tn?1450025775 When I see my BP around 105/60, and I feel that it's taking too <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> for my heart <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> get up <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> speed when I <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span> out, I stop a dose for a day, pehaps take half my normal dose the second day, then I go back on my maintenance dose. When you stop, the drug is slashed in half after 6 hours, then is slashed in half again in 12 hours, etc. At one time before my ablation I was on 200mg of Metoprolol for about a month and a half.
Avatar m tn (should have mentioned, I'm getting a second opinion at the Royal Manchester eye hospital, which is the place <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go for eyes in my neck of the woods. It's the UK, though, so it will probably <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> a couple of months to get seen, now it's down as non-urgent). Here's another question. how big are your spots? If I hold my arm outstretched, mine are about half the size of a fingertip. I know that's a bit vague, but I don;t know how else to rate them.
Avatar n tn Calcium channel blockers so far have proved to be just as ineffective, but I am currently taking 600mg of gabapentin daily, as it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> seem <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> keep some of the attacks at bay....for a while anyway, so instead of getting them 20 out of 30 to 31 days in a month I only had two episodes lasting anywhere from 3 to 5 days each time....that has been this month. So it's a slight improvement, and that's better than nothing. I do NOT sleep, it's a problem......
Avatar m tn Also bile acid serum samples have to be sent to the lab frozen. And again, be careful when using irbesartan regarding dizziness. It might <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> a while <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> adapt <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> it, since it will lower your blood pressure.
Avatar m tn Thanks remar, the meds I'm taking is hydrochloric thiazides 25mg(for a month now no affect) so he added <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>amlodipine</span> 5mg(just started today) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go with it. I'm hoping I can get it down soon, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> anyone know <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> long I have before it does something tragic or does something perminatly wrong to my body? Cause so far the first meds did not work, I only took half of my amlodipine today to see if I'd have any strong side affects, but will take the whole 5mg tomorrow.
Avatar m tn and sometimes when it hits it hits hard and I have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> either press back against it hard or try <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> strech with it hard <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> get it let go...it hits hard enought to double me over at times...I was taking some other drugs for high closteral but that is under control now and no longer take them and that has helped some...actually I eat a lot of oat meal which really seemed to fix that, my last blood work it was at 134...
1442108 tn?1284165568 But unfortunetly, I can't afford to investigate her problems as I should. So, I guess, my question is, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> would the trilostane <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> start making a difference, it's been 2 and 1/2 week since the drug increase. Or could it be her heart, even though we doubled the dose and it didn't help? What about the facial paralysis, does she feel any discomfort? I am very lost, if anyone has any suggestions, I would appreciate it.
415098 tn?1214860436 You must understand that the medicine takes time to <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span> and sometimes it might <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> 3 weeks. I'm just puzzled why your doctor <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> not prescribe duretics for a start.
Avatar n tn how long should it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> for any signs of improvement? I dont want him <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> be put <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> sleep unless this is the kindest option for him as he is much loved, but equally I dont want him to suffer. Thanks.
Avatar m tn He did however prescribe her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>amlodipine</span> 5mg and advised her <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> rest in bed for the remainder of the holiday and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> stay out of the sun. We returned to our house in SW France and my children had made an appointment with a local renowned Cardiologist for the following day. After more tests, ECG etc. he also found nothing of concern.
Avatar n tn Also, has your mother noticed any improvement in her symptoms after leaving her printing job? <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> has it been that she has not gone <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span>? What medication has the doctor prescribed? Have any blood tests been done? Are the reports normal? Let us know how she is doing now and also if you have any doubts. Hope this helps. Good luck.
Avatar n tn It would <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> a great desire for trying <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> help your leg <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> commit <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> go that distance <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> the Y. I know prior to arthroscopic knee surgery, the YMCA I went to after work, it was typically more than a 30 minute drive from work to get there from my job, but was fairly close to home, which is nice when you are wet. It is a blessing to have insurance. But there can be pitfalls in any event. If you consider yourself disabled, have you tried applying for disability?
9894787 tn?1407180911 I have wasted so much time and money trying to keep the demons at bay knowing all too well that they ALWAYS find me. So making it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> day 22 is a big deal for me. For the first time in years I feel like a real human being again. I totally forgot how great that feels. I'm not gonna lie, I still have difficult days but nothing like in the beginning of detox. I guess my question is, how long before my energy levels come back?
Avatar n tn I forgot <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> tell you the patch too causes me to have red welts and itching like crazy but only for about 2 days and I don't say anything to the doctor about it, I don't want the oral clonidine, I'm taking all this other stuff orally this is enough for my stomach and liver besides they gave me oral Clonidine at the ER with ZERO results and then they finally put me on a beta blocker IV which brought the BP down almost instantly, but they waited 4 hrs to hook me on this bag don't know why I kept on
Avatar m tn My energy level has also really improved and I feel 100 times better. I guess it would still <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> a lot of time for me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> recover completely. By the way, how are you feeling now?
Avatar m tn My heart rate is still high and I am not going to comply since it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> not <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span>. I am going <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> discuss this ASAP with him. I feel for everyone here, as I know what a rapid heart rate is like.
769333 tn?1235218024 My question is I hear so much about the addiction of alprazolam and wonder if this will <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>work</span> for a while again and will we have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> increase it again. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> do I explain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> my neurologist my concerns for his negative feelings about alprazolam? My children say he is 85yrs old, been through much...forget the addiction if it makes him sleep. Stopped neurolgist's order and told his nurse I was giving him 2 alpra at 9pm and we have both had 2 nights of blissful sleep.
3227046 tn?1458317076 I think unfortunately for those of us who have had episodes all our lives it can be easy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> just brush it off as normal for us and nothing <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> worry about. I know mine always stopped on their own so I never gave it much thought, but there comes a time when it is important to take a serious look at the health of the heart and an ablation may be warranted. Your heart is stressed out and appears to be weakened.
Avatar f tn With phosphorus so high, there is something in the diet you are giving that is sending things out of control. I would say that while SubQs are okay, it will <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>take</span> too <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>long</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> get things back <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> where they should be, so I would approach your vet and get them to give Bruna at least 3 days of IV fluids - then carry on with the SubQs. amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker and Enalapril is an ACE converter.
Avatar n tn I have been doing some research on the medication but I am still confused on the side effects and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>how</span> it will effect him? I know it is not going <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> be easy for me and my two teenage boys but I believe that we can get through this if we stay strong for him. I am also worried about whether or not I should continue working. Please help me, any input you or anyone else can give will be of great appreciation.
Avatar m tn I am really worried things will get worse and i know myself that if it <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>does</span> then its not safe for me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>to</span> drive. Saying that i can go out and drive and not experience any brain fog for a whole week and if i do it only usually lasts for seconds. When it does happen i usually slow down and i can understand now why older citizens sometimes. drive so slowly . I suffer from high blood pressure and take amlodipine for this.