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Review: taking Clonidine and Amlodipine Besylate together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Clonidine and Amlodipine Besylate together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Clonidine and Amlodipine Besylate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,144 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Clonidine has active ingredients of clonidine. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 9,680 Clonidine users)

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 19,098 Amlodipine besylate users)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 2,144 people who take Clonidine, Amlodipine Besylate are studied

Clonidine, Amlodipine Besylate outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Clonidine (clonidine)
- Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Clonidine is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Amlodipine Besylate is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Blood Pressure IncreasedHypotensionNauseaDizzinessHeadacheAnxietyEye DisorderPain
DizzinessRenal ImpairmentMyocardial InfarctionRenal ImpairmentApplication Site PruritusDepressionGingival DiscolourationAnxiety
Burning SensationDizzinessCerebrovascular AccidentCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Pressure IncreasedHallucination, AuditoryCellulitisOedema Peripheral
HeadacheSyncopeHeart Rate IrregularAnxietyMalaisePanic AttackVisual ImpairmentNausea
CystitisOrthostatic HypotensionSpondylitisLoss Of ConsciousnessHeart Rate IrregularPruritusLoose ToothHypertension
Ingrowing NailRenal Failure AcuteEating DisorderInsomniaSpinal Column StenosisSuicidal IdeationWeight DecreasedNephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
Loss Of ConsciousnessHaematomaBurning SensationRenal Failure ChronicHypertensionAmnesiaCerebral ThrombosisAsthenia
Weight DecreasedGastroenteritis ViralHypersensitivityBurning SensationFlushingHallucination, VisualAlopeciaAnaemia
PalpitationsDrop AttacksInsomniaBlood Count AbnormalScoliosisLoss Of ConsciousnessSwellingDyspnoea
Blood Count AbnormalSubdural HaematomaAbdominal Pain UpperPalpitationsGlaucomaMyocardial InfarctionPainDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Clonidine is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
Amlodipine Besylate is effective44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
NauseaAnxiety
Oedema PeripheralNephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
HypertensionRenal Failure
AnxietyOedema Peripheral
AstheniaEmotional Distress
AnaemiaInjury
HeadacheArthralgia
DyspnoeaHypertension
DizzinessAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Clonidine is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
Amlodipine Besylate is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aHaematocrit DecreasedHypertensionNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPainPain
Abdominal DistensionHospitalisationJoint Range Of Motion DecreasedPainAnxietyNauseaAsthenia
Haemoglobin DecreasedTachycardiaSkin HypertrophyArthralgiaNauseaOedema PeripheralNausea
Night SweatsHypotensionSkin IndurationAnxietyChest PainAnxietyAnxiety
Retinal Anomaly CongenitalIron Deficiency AnaemiaArthralgiaOedema PeripheralOedema PeripheralAnaemiaOedema Peripheral
PyrexiaAnaemiaJoint ContractureHypertensionNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisDepressionDyspnoea
HepatoblastomaGastrointestinal HaemorrhagePainDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusArthralgiaHypertension
Retinitis PigmentosaAnaemia Vitamin B12 DeficiencyAbasiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDyspnoeaAnaemia
Night BlindnessOccult Blood PositivePain In ExtremityMobility DecreasedVomitingGait DisturbanceRenal Failure
AstigmatismHypoglycaemiaTendon DisorderEmotional DistressInjuryPain In ExtremityHeadache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    In May of last year I was in the hospital being treated for dizziness and high blood pressure. They ran an EKG but didn't discover anything, the hospital put me on 25 mg a day of metroprolol tartrate. I went to a doctor and she switched me to lisinopril for the entire summer and it caused a great deal of adverse effects such as nearly passing out on a daily basis, sick, tired all the time, and really feeling ill all day long. I was switched back to metroprolol tartrate and gradually increased to 200 mg a day. I went to a heart doctor and he put me on xarelto. After being on it for a bout a month, I noticed my legs starting to shake when I am in a particular position. This only started after I started the xarelto. I don't have an appt with my heart doctor till June again. Should I bring this up to my regular doctor? He didn't want to put me on warfarin but I am wondering what to do?
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    Adult lifelong occasional scintillating scotomata without nausea or headache.
    Each episode lasts about 20 minutes. Brought on by focussed stress.
    Now much more frequent.
  • Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
    Transplant was 6 years ago.
    Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
    Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
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    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

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