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Review: Amlodipine and Carvedilol

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Amlodipine and Carvedilol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 3,668 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Mar, 29, 2014: 3,668 people who reported to have interactions when taking Amlodipine, Carvedilol are studied

Trend of Amlodipine, Carvedilol's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (9360818)

Drug combinations in study:
- Amlodipine (amlodipine besylate)
- Carvedilol (carvedilol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Amlodipine, Carvedilol:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)896
Asthenia (weakness)805
Anxiety761
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)721
Pain553
Cardiac Failure Congestive405
Dizziness394
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)388
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)363
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)347

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Amlodipine, Carvedilol:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Rash (redness)44
Pain26
Emotional Distress24
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes due to kidney disease)21
Skin Disorder (skin disease)21
Injury20
Mobility Decreased (ability to move is reduced)18
Discomfort17
Renal Disorder (kidney disease)17
Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)16

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Amlodipine0.00%18.18%27.27%54.55%0.00%
Carvedilol0.00%21.05%36.84%36.84%5.26%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Diabetes mellitus
  3. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
  4. Cardiac disorder
  5. Blood cholesterol increased

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc
  2. Coreg
  3. Aspirin
  4. Lasix
  5. Plavix

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Want to make sure I can take these 2 medications at once

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • The clopidogrel, carvedilol, atorvastatin, asprin and ramipril were given as a drugs package after the stent was fitted.

    The ramipril was too effective, causing very low blood pressure, so was replaced by amlodipine

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • will any these come up positive

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