Review: taking Amlodipine and Carvedilol together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Amlodipine and Carvedilol together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine and Carvedilol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,772 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 46,578 Amlodipine users) Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,648 Carvedilol users)
What are the drugs
Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 46,578 Amlodipine users)
Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,648 Carvedilol users)
On Dec, 26, 2014: 3,772 people who take Amlodipine, Carvedilol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)
- Carvedilol (carvedilol)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Amlodipine is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 9 people)
(5 of 15 people)
(5 of 12 people)
(8 of 20 people)
(5 of 10 people)
(6 of 11 people)
(0 of 1 people)
|Carvedilol is effective||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 15 people)
(5 of 13 people)
(5 of 11 people)
(12 of 26 people)
(8 of 12 people)
(5 of 6 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Dizziness||Dyspnoea||Pleural Effusion||Oedema Peripheral||Blood Creatinine Increased||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Myocardial Infarction||Pain|
|Dyspnoea||Cardiac Arrest||Weight Increased||Paraesthesia||Ventricular Extrasystoles||Renal Disorder||In-stent Coronary Artery Restenosis||Dyspnoea|
|Depressed Level Of Consciousness||Pneumonia||Dyspnoea||Myocardial Infarction||Pain||Emotional Distress||Cardiomyopathy||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Syncope||Oedema Peripheral||Osteonecrosis||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Depression||Injury||Bronchitis Acute||Nausea|
|Heart Rate Decreased||Hypoxia||Cardiac Failure||Dysphagia||Cough||General Physical Health Deterioration||Hepatocellular Injury||Dizziness|
|Nausea||Sepsis||Renal Impairment||Oropharyngeal Pain||Erectile Dysfunction||Mobility Decreased||Rotator Cuff Syndrome||Asthenia|
|Asthenia||Neutropenia||Drug Effect Decreased||Paraesthesia Oral||Facial Palsy||Major Depression||Basal Cell Carcinoma||Oedema Peripheral|
|Headache||Hypertension||Oedema Peripheral||Emotional Disorder||Congestive Cardiomyopathy||Skin Disorder||Liver Function Test Abnormal||Fatigue|
|Chest Pain||Septic Shock||Depression||Rash||Dyspepsia||Discomfort||Hyperlipidaemia||Renal Failure|
|Vertigo||Fatigue||Hyperkalaemia||Oedema||Bronchitis||Rash||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Anxiety|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Amlodipine is effective||43.75%|
(14 of 32 people)
(16 of 48 people)
|Carvedilol is effective||48.48%|
(16 of 33 people)
(23 of 52 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Nausea||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Oedema Peripheral|
|Renal Failure||Renal Failure|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Amlodipine is effective||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(2 of 7 people)
(4 of 16 people)
(4 of 21 people)
(19 of 61 people)
|Carvedilol is effective||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(3 of 8 people)
(4 of 19 people)
(9 of 24 people)
(22 of 64 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||Blindness||Pulmonary Haemorrhage||Arthralgia||Abdominal Pain Upper||Nausea||Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Condition Aggravated||Hypogammaglobulinaemia||Joint Range Of Motion Decreased||Insomnia||Pain||Oedema Peripheral||Dizziness|
|Hypertension||Dyspnoea||Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis||Emotional Distress||Anxiety||Chest Pain||Nausea|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Cough||Skin Hypertrophy||Depression||Vomiting||Anxiety||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Hydrocephalus||Growth Hormone Deficiency||Joint Contracture||Blood Creatinine Increased||Depression||Nausea||Asthenia|
|Vith Nerve Paralysis||Blood Urea Increased||Tendon Disorder||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Injury||Renal Failure||Pain|
|Disease Progression||Lung Infiltration||Abasia||Haemoglobin Decreased||Dyspnoea||Hypertension||Renal Failure|
|Cardiac Failure||Pyrexia||Skin Induration||Hypertension||Myocardial Infarction||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Fatigue|
|Iiird Nerve Paralysis||Blood Immunoglobulin M Increased||Skin Hyperpigmentation||Dizziness||Diarrhoea||Anaemia||Pneumonia|
|Procedural Complication||Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased||Pain In Extremity||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Dizziness||Dyspnoea||Oedema Peripheral|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Can i take phentermine with amlodipine besylate?
I informed the doctor that I was taking the blood pressure med and really wanted to lose weight but need a little help. Put me on B12 shots 1x per week and phentermine 1x per day along w/ multi-vit.
- I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.
Thanks. Debbie CB
- Unexplained hair loss
Started Amlodipine 5mg about 5 years ago with no side effects and BP controlled until last year when increase noted. Dosage increased to 10mg Aug 2014. Unexpected surgery for bowel obstruction in Sept 2014 took toll on health for 4-6 weeks and also led to very swollen legs and ankles. GP reduced Amlodipine to 5mg again but BP stayed high, although swelling reduced! so prescribed Ramipril 2.5mg along with Amlodipine 5mg a month ago. Almost immediately started to notice hair loss which has steadily got worse in last few weeks and some ankle swelling again. Is medication mix causing hair loss or is it delayed reaction to surgery/anaesthesia?
- I have classic hemochromatosis and p-vera disease what should i expect
I wonder what my prognosis is for the future I am 62 years old and have lost muscle mass. I also have a very enlarged spleen. I have p-vera disorder and classic hemochromatosis
- Does anyone take oral methotrexate and use topical magnesium chloride oil. if you do, do you have any side effects?
I would like to try the Magnesium Chloride topical oil, but because of the oral MTX, I was wondering if anyone was taking/using this combination and if there were any side effects to watch for.....
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- Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
- Not a great experience
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combination of drugs does not seem to control blood pressure. BP varies during the day and changes markedly. High readings of 130/85 to lows of 80/70 over a brief (1 to 2 hour) time span. When BP gets low patient suffers from dizziness, nausea, feeling cold, and general weakness. Normal BP runs 100/80 to 110/85. Can combination of drugs be causing this effect?
Depression under control
I was working out at gym for last 5 months and started to get muscle cramps in the last 3 weeks that were pretty severe. Stopped working out but I am still getting cramps and feeling sore and aches. Afraid of having heart attack since I have history of such. Have 2 stents but never had heart attack yet. Worried cramps will cause it.
Francesca on May, 19, 2014:
You should have your labs checked to determine if you are having any abnormalities in electrolytes. Are you taking medications since some could cause cramping. More information is needed because the cause could be determined and readily corrected
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Carvedilol (carvedilol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Amlodipine is used in:
- Carvedilol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Amlodipine alternatives:
- Carvedilol alternatives:
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