Since taking this drug (about 5 weeks) my blood sugar readings have been rising. Is this a usual side effect?
Yes, hypreglycemia (raised blood sugar levels) is a known side effect of amlodipine. If the readings are very high then please see your doctor.
- Amlodipine Information for Consumers
- Amlodipine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amlodipine (detailed)
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