Norvasc Side Effects

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  1. link Marciae121
    Norvasc tons of money, cough, heck, doctors, poisonous substances
    I took the generic for Norvasc (amlodipine)for 2 months and all I have to say is the stuff is pure junk. I felt absolutely AWFUL. I felt like I had been poisoned. My lips and tongue swelled,canker sores on my tongue and I became horribly depressed. W - 23% more...
    Marciae121- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Norvasc
  2. link Glitzysissy
    I'm getting off all these drugs. What helps get rid of the water retention. I'm only taking Omega 3's calcium and B's. No more prescriptions.
    Glitzysissy- over a year ago
  3. link Sobeit_ii
    I started taking amlodipine besylate 11/12/2010. Since then, I have had one canker sore after the other. After reading your posts, I think the medication is causing them. I stopped taking the drug yesterday. I'll let you know...
    Sobeit_ii- over a year ago
  4. link Glitzysissy
    My feet and ankles are swollen and my feet hurt, this is a terrible drug
    My feet and ankles are swollen and hurt from this drug, It has not helped at all. It has made everything worse. I'm going to stop taking it. My pants feel tight and I have 10lbs of water weight. Just taking it a month. Terrible drug.
    Glitzysissy- over a year ago - in Norvasc
  5. link Slyfield
    Severe non-stop coughing w/ Norvasc
    I had been on Norvasc for about a year when I started getting a dry, severe cough. It was so bad, the people in mty office got irritated, but there was nothing I could do. Then a sharp doctor said to stop the Norvasc and gave me something else. The c - 36% more...
    Slyfield- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Norvasc
  6. link Mariedina
    What was the other rx? Was it for high blood pressure. PLease share this information. I too have the pain & tingling.
    Mariedina- over a year ago
  7. link Mariedina
    What can we all do for the tingling & pain?
    Norvasc and its generic appear to give the same symtoms. Is there something we can do about the neuoropathy?
    Mariedina- over a year ago - in Norvasc
  8. link Esquimalt
    Norvasc rash on feet, health advocate, cranky person, chronic fatigue, coversyl
    After reading other people's experiences with Norvasc, I realized that my symptoms are almost identical. I thought it was rheumatoid arthritis and asked my doctor to give me some tests and all came back negative. I started 5mg of Norvasc about 10 mon - 75% more...
    Esquimalt- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Norvasc
  9. link Mariedina
    I too am on norvasc. Im tired of the pain, is there an alternative? Please let me know. Itsmariedina@yahoo.com I cant stop the RX because my blood pressure is always high, Surely there is something all of us can do..?
    Mariedina- over a year ago
  10. link Reevebk
    I have been on Norvasc for a year now. I was put on Norvasc after a small brain hemorrage. It worked well for a while.... but now I am having numbness and pain in my feet. My right foot and leg are tingly, I am coming off this medicine. I pray that t - 39% more...
    Reevebk- over a year ago
  11. link Younggrandma
    I started taking Norvasc September 2009 it has changed my life completely I started having numbness in feet and hands, I always I a issue with swelling so I can not blame the Norvasc for that, now I have numbness in my feet and my hands hurt everyday - 78% more...
    Younggrandma- over a year ago
  12. link Ben2tex
    swollen legs and feet.
    I've been on Norvasc for about 8 years and have had swollen legs and feet all this time. In the morning when I get out of bed, they're fine, but shortly after being up on them, they start to swell really badl. even had to buy new shoes, because my fe - 12% more...
    Ben2tex- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Norvasc
  13. link Jonsimon
    Swelling of the feet and lower legs is a well-known side effect of the calcium channel blockers like Norvasc (amlodipine). In most people it is not very severe but in some it can be severe enough to force them to find an alternative. Were you put on - 74% more...
    Jonsimon- over a year ago
  14. link Goldsky
    Norvasc dry persistent cough, cough
    Does anyone have a dry persistent cough with the 5mg generic Norvasc? Also my hands feel tingling.
    Goldsky- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Norvasc
  15. link Phylisrn
    OMG I thought I was going crazy with this severe heartburn. i have been to the ER 4 times thinking I am having a heart attack. My entire stomach burns. I take the Brand name drug 10mg. I feel like I am losing my mind.
    Phylisrn- over a year ago
  16. link Phylisrn
    I dont have a cough but I have severe heartburn, I wonder if the trade drug is better.
    Phylisrn- over a year ago
  17. link Michi_0199
    Norvasc swelling of the legs, water pill, bloating, diarrhea, stomach
    Had been on my 2nd month with Norvasc. I had experienced swelling of the legs and now, I feel I am bloated, my stomach is getting bigger and do not really know if it is from the Norvasc or just eating a lot. Since taking Norvasc, I had been having so - 51% more...
    Michi_0199- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Norvasc
  18. link Phylisrn
    My stomach also swells and burns all over. I also get burning on all 4 extremities.
    Phylisrn- over a year ago
  19. link Baltbullet
    My stomach is huge after taking this med for a few years. I feel really feel bloated all the time. I continue to gain weight plus I get redness and rashes just above the ankles to the lower calves.
    Baltbullet- over a year ago
  20. link Pabluefox
    You say no to drugs, which I also don't like to take. But the alternative - a stroke and being disabled or a heart attack and being dead. I'll take the drugs. Just need the right one.
    Pabluefox- over a year ago
  21. link Bjbreach
    Norvasc living with high blood pressure, amlodipine besylate, high blood pressure, pain and suffering, amlodipine
    After nearly destroying my lungs, I begged my doctor to take me off of Lisinopril (that stuff is pure poison)...and she put me on Amlodipine Besylate (a.k.a. NORVASC) instead. Now I'm beginning to think that living with high blood pressure may be bet - 76% more...
    Bjbreach- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Norvasc
  22. link 3637fred
    I am on Norvasc, and have been for about 3 weeks. I am only taking a quarter of a 5mg tablet once a day, but I have been getting a now constant ringing in the ears. I also find interferes with my ability to concentrate and/or think clearly, which is - 17% more...
    3637fred- over a year ago
  23. link Annieo7
    wine again
    Is wine okay while on norvasc?
    Annieo7- over a year ago - in Norvasc
  24. link Juliegirl4411
    Norvasc bad circulation, pentoxifylline, pletal, trental, lumps
    I have bad circulation in my feet and legs. For a time, I couldn't find the generic Trental which is Pentoxifylline that worked really well. My Dr. gave me Norvasc. I was sleeping all the time, I have gained 10 pounds and am having painful lumps in m - 50% more...
    Juliegirl4411- over a year ago - in Norvasc
  25. link Ralphie2
    Norvasc bleeding gums, dr tomorrow
    since TAKING nORVASC i HAVE HAD EXTREMELY SORE and bleeding gums. I stopped taking the drug and will contact Dr. tomorrow AS I SEE IT IS A SIDE EFFECT ON THE WARNINGS. aNYONE ELSE HAVE THIS HAPPEN?
    Ralphie2- over a year ago - in Norvasc
  26. link Kathy0246
    Norvasc memory problems, fatigue, medicine, short term memory, memory loss
    Has anyone had memory problems with Norvasc? My husband has all the side effects but has had memory problems also. D didn't know if it was from so much fatigue or the medicine itself.
    Kathy0246- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Norvasc
  27. link Sadieg
    I think i have experienced the side effects of memory loss.... since taking Norvasc my short term memory has been getting bad
    Sadieg- over a year ago
  28. link Gswinfield
    Norvasc amlodipine, blisters, numbness, shingles, ankles
    I've been taking this medicine Amlodipine Besylate 5mg (generic for Norvasc) for two months. First my feet and ankles are swollen all the time, this only happened to me 34 years ago two days before the birth of our son. Then the itching on both arms - 47% more...
    Gswinfield- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Norvasc
  29. link Cbenavi
    I was curious if you all meant sulfa based drugs? Sulfer and Sulfa are different.
    Cbenavi- over a year ago