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Norvasc

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6.2
5.3  Effectiveness
5.5  Side Effects
6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 7 Norvasc side effects and 3 Norvasc benefits.

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Effectiveness of Norvasc by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Norvasc, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 4.5% 4.5% 77.3% 13.6% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 9.1% 4.5% 77.3% 4.5% 4.5%
Blood Pressure 8.7% 0% 43.5% 17.4% 30.4%
Breathing 0% 13.6% 81.8% 4.5% 0%
Confidence 4.5% 0% 81.8% 4.5% 9.1%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 13.6% 77.3% 4.5% 4.5%
Digestion 8.7% 8.7% 73.9% 8.7% 0%
Emotional Well-being 4.5% 4.5% 77.3% 9.1% 4.5%
Energy 9.1% 13.6% 63.6% 13.6% 0%
Eyesight 0% 18.2% 72.7% 9.1% 0%
Memory 9.1% 4.5% 77.3% 0% 9.1%
Mental Clarity 4.5% 9.1% 77.3% 4.5% 4.5%
Pain 0% 4.5% 90.9% 4.5% 0%
Patience 4.5% 9.1% 72.7% 4.5% 9.1%
Sexual Health 4.3% 17.4% 69.6% 4.3% 4.3%
Skin Complexion 4.5% 9.1% 77.3% 9.1% 0%
Sleep 0% 4.5% 86.4% 4.5% 4.5%
Stress Level 4.5% 4.5% 81.8% 4.5% 4.5%
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Commonly Reported Norvasc Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 86.4% 13.6% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 80% 0% 0% 0% 20%
Asthma 90.9% 0% 4.5% 4.5% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 90.5% 0% 4.8% 4.8% 0%
Confusion 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 83.3% 5.6% 5.6% 0% 5.6%
Depression 81% 9.5% 0% 9.5% 0%
Dizziness 68.2% 9.1% 9.1% 4.5% 9.1%
Drowsiness 77.3% 9.1% 4.5% 4.5% 4.5%
Fatigue 77.3% 0% 13.6% 9.1% 0%
Headache 81.8% 4.5% 13.6% 0% 0%
Insomnia 90.9% 0% 0% 9.1% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 70.6% 11.8% 5.9% 11.8% 0%
Loss of Taste 88.2% 5.9% 5.9% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 80% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Nausea 95.5% 4.5% 0% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 82.4% 11.8% 5.9% 0% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 88.2% 11.8% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Norvasc Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 85.7% 9.5% 4.8% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 68.2% 9.1% 4.5% 13.6% 4.5%
Cough 86.4% 4.5% 9.1% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 61.9% 19% 9.5% 9.5% 0%
Gout 86.4% 9.1% 4.5% 0% 0%
Heartburn 81.8% 13.6% 4.5% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 81.2% 12.5% 0% 6.2% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 60% 40% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 81.8% 9.1% 4.5% 4.5% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 70.6% 11.8% 11.8% 0% 5.9%
Stuffy Nose 81.8% 9.1% 4.5% 4.5% 0%
Swelling around the Eyes 90.5% 9.5% 0% 0% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 87.5% 6.2% 0% 0% 6.2%
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Episodes since taking Norvasc
Since taking Norvasc Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 2.2%
Fall 4.4%
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User Comments about Norvasc
08 Feb 2012 I met Cardiac arrest twice by the contineous use of Norvasc.Also very difficulty in breating. I can not use it now.
   —Posted by F. Q.
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18 Sep 2011 This drug makes me feel terrible. I have had severe dizziness and vertigo attacks which I have never had before. Tired and an overall felling of uneasiness
   —Posted by samsquamch
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11 Apr 2011 Cigarette smoking and heredity has contributed to the hypertension. As it is medically a known factor, most anti-hypertensives cause hair loss. However, many MDs may debate this issue.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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03 Sep 2010 this pill control my blood pressure but my ankle was very swelling
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07 Jun 2010 other than a few setbacks, i really don't have too much to say about the medicatiuon, doctor says take it, i take it.
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