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Norvascâ Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Norvasc

®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· headache
· upset stomach
· dizziness or lightheadedness
· excessive tiredness
· flushing (feeling of warmth)
· heartburn
· fast heartbeat
· muscle cramps
· nosebleed
· decreased sexual ability

If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:
· swelling of the face, eyes, lips, tongue, arms, or legs
· difficulty breathing or swallowing
· fainting
· rash
· yellowing of the skin or eyes


*Norvasc® is marketed by Pfizer to treat high blood pressure. The active ingredient in Norvasc® is amlodipine.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD