Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Jan 18, Commonly reported side effects of amlodipine include: edema. Other side effects include: fatigue, palpitations, and flushing. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects. Applies to amlodipine : oral tablet.
Amlodipine-induced angioedema: An unusual complication of a common medication
Ankle Swelling as a Side Effect of Norvasc
Hypersensitivity reactions to dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers CCB are exceedingly rare, although sporadic reports of isolated angioedema seem to be gradually increasing in frequency. We present a case of angioedema likely triggered by amlodipine. Hypersensitivity reactions to dihydropyridine cal- cium channel blockers CCB are exceedingly rare, although sporadic reports of isolated angioedema seem to be gradually increasing in frequency. We presented a case of angioedema likely triggered by amlodipine.
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex. Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention.
Norvasc is a type of medication known as a calcium-channel blocker. Calcium-channel blockers work in your body by slowing your heart rate and opening up blood vessels. This makes it easier for your heart to work and pump blood throughout your body.