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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Norvasc oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/28/2014 7:11:30 AM

Reviewer: angelbaby62, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My doctor prescribed Norvasc 8 years ago to lower my blood pressure .My blood pressure does respond with Norvasc but I can feel my heart increase from the normal beat after taking Norvasc The blood pressure lowers but at what cost to my body.Also think that it is causeing constaption and feet swelling.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/26/2014 1:41:49 AM

Reviewer: hypertension, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lowers blood pressure somewhat....but the hair thinning/ hair loss is significant. only been on the meds for 9-10 months and hair loss is really bad. Anyone else experienced this? Appears all other bp meds have this effect. Feeling helpless!!!!

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/24/2014 3:41:03 PM

Reviewer: janey, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
was on 2.5 mg of the med for 4 months and had to get off. had really bad side affects from it ESPICALLY shakng, couldn't stop at night, coulded sleep! It was horrible. tod dr. andplus had many of the other side affects with it. stomach pains couldn't eat.i I told the med 2 times a day. Wasn't bad at first. then wow! also got depression from it. I"M now on carvedilol which I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/24/2014 11:10:48 AM

Reviewer: DDT955, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have not noticed any side effects since start of use, reduced my HBP. My BP not dropped to what it was in my 40s (140/60), but not gonna die from extreme HBP (210/115) excursions any more.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
8/8/2014 4:32:51 PM

Reviewer: larrysr, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Taking 10MG for over three years. Did a get job on lowering my blood (124/72). Feet and ankles starting swelling 2 months ago. Will see doctor about changing.

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