Amlodipine + Chlorthalidone
Information about Amlodipine + Chlorthalidone
Amlodipine + chlorthalidone uses
Amlodipine+Chlorthalidone is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
How amlodipine + chlorthalidone works
This is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and chlorthalidone which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes blood vessels and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic which removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body by increasing the amount of urine produced. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.
Common side effects of amlodipine + chlorthalidone
Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased blood pressure, Numbness of extremity, Increased blood lipid level, Decreased sodium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased uric acid level in blood