How Long Does it Take for Amlodipine to Work

Amlodipine is a popular medicine used to treat high blood pressure or hypertension. Amlodipine tablets are highly effective at lowering blood pressure but they do have a range of side effects. You can buy Amlodipine tablets from the UK’s leading pharmaceutical wholesalers, ANP Pharma.

What are the side effects of Amlodipine?

The most common side effects of Amlodipine tablets include:

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
  • Drowsiness
  • Hair loss

There is great debate amongst experts over the issue of hair loss with some healthcare professionsals attributing this as a red flag of hypertension iteself rather than a consequence of taking Amlodipine.

The period of time taking Amlodipine tablets seems to be relevant – 1-2 years – and also gender, with women aged 60+ more likely to be affected than other age groups or men.

Managing hair loss with Amlodipine tablets?

A nutritional and well-balanced diet can help reduce hair loss if you are taking Amlodipine tablets. Choose foods rich in biotin which comes from Vitamin B7 including eggs and legumes. Dietary supplementation with a broad spectrum mineral and vitamin tablet is also recommended.

Most hair loss is temporary and only occurs whilst on the medication although this is not necessarily a reason to stop taking it. If the hair loss is a concern then discuss this with your doctor.

If Amlodipine tablets are the best option for your hypertenison then it may be a question of managing any hair loss issue rather than changing the medicine.

How do Amlodipine tablets work?

Amlodipine tablets relaxi the blood vessels which open out and consequently reduce the pressure of the blood flowing through them. Amlodipine tablets also increase the supply of blood to the heart so they can also be used as an effective treatment for reducing and preventing chest pain.

As one of the leading pharmaceutical wholesalers in the UK, ANP Pharma supply Amlodipine tablets and other medication for hypertension. Use our safe and rapid online pharmacy service for your medication with friendly and professional advice and guidance available when you need it.