Drug: Caduet

AMLODIPINE; ATORVASTATIN (am LOE di peen; a TORE va sta tin) is a combination of 2 drugs. Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker used to lower high blood pressure. It also relieves chest pain caused by angina. Atorvastatin blocks the body's ability to make cholesterol. It can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • chest pain
  • dark urine
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever
  • muscle pain, weakness
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • swelling of ankles, legs
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • facial flushing
  • gas
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach upset or pain

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • chest pain
  • dark urine
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever
  • muscle pain, weakness
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • swelling of ankles, legs
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • facial flushing
  • gas
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach upset or pain

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • an alcohol problem
  • heart problems, including heart failure or aortic stenosis
  • hormone disorder like diabetes or under-active thyroid
  • infection
  • kidney or liver disease
  • low blood pressure
  • other medical condition
  • recent surgery
  • seizures (convulsions)
  • severe injury
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to Amlodipine; Atorvastatin, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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