I take amlodipine 10 mg tab camb,1 tablet a day.I have severe swelling in my feet ankles & going up my calves,the dr. said that the amlodipine could be causing this & i should stop taking it & monitor my blood pressure.Does this sound right?
Yes, swelling in the feet and lower legs (edema) is a commonly observed side effect of amlodipine.
Your doctor is on the right track.
I was put on this med and have been miserable for weeks with swelling. Just read that it causes swelling. I already had a problem with swelling. I can't take a diuretic every day because I'm a court reporter, so I guess I'm not taking this drug. I still had swelling on the days that I did take Lasix with it.
- Amlodipine Information for Consumers
- Amlodipine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amlodipine (detailed)
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