Side Effects Of Amlodipine

Side Effects Of Amlodipine – Amlodipine is an inhibitor of calcium channels that dilates (widens) blood vessels and increases blood flow. Amlodipine is prescribed to combat chest discomfort (angina) and other disorders caused by coronary artery disease.

Amlodipine can also be employed to control the problem of high blood pressure (hypertension). Reducing blood pressure can reduce your chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke. Amlodipine is recommended for children and adults who have reached the age of 6 or older.

Side Effects Of Amlodipine

Less common

  • Redness of the face, arms, neck, and sometimes in the upper chest
  • chest tightness
  • fast, irregular, pounding or racing heartbeat or pulse
  • difficult breathing
  • dizziness
  • feeling of warmth

More common

  • Swelling of the ankles or feet

Other adverse side effects that are not listed can also occur in certain patients. If you observe any other side effects, you should consult with your doctor. Contact your physician for advice from a medical professional regarding possible side effects.