Review: Amlodipine and Carvedilol
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 Amlodipine 46,546 users) Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 19,642 users)
What are the drugs
Amlodipine has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine 46,546 users)
Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 19,642 users)
On Nov, 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):
- Could my occasional a-fib be caused by amlodipine?
My a-fib comes and goes. A year ago I was having episodes occasionally, usually related to either caffeine or alcohol. After I stopped using either my a-fibs disappeared for 9 months, then in September I started having them again, suddenly increasing this month to 3 times per week. I have been taking 5 mg of amlodipine besylate per day for 7 years. With my cardiologist's permission I just recently reduced my dosage by half since my blood pressure was occasionally very low. Could the reduction in dosage actually have triggered the increased frequency?
- Can unexplained hypertension be cause by a partial thyroidectomy?
Doc is trying to figure out why the BP suddenly spiked. I started an exercise regimen after a stress test. I had to be on Metoprolol just to pass the test. Results were no heart-related issues. Lost 6lbs. since starting exercise and don't know if this is Thyroidal or not. No discussion with the doc yet of whether this is related to the thyroidectomy of the past.
- I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the (2 answers)
I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.
- Alprazolam & amoxicillin
Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for
about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
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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
I was on norvasc for two months and had to go off because of severe swelling of feet and legs. Also rapid heart beat and very profuse sweating. it was horrible. It also raised my blood pressure. after going off BP dropped by @least 10 points both diastolic and systolic.
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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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