Norvasc is in a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Norvasc relaxes (widens) the blood vessels (veins and arteries), making it easier for the heart to pump and reducing its workload.
Norvasc is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and to treat angina (chest pain).
Norvasc may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Norvasc comes as a tablet to take it orally. It is usually taken once a day. Norvasc may cause an upset stomach. Take Norvasc with food or milk. Talk to your doctor before using salt substitutes containing potassium. If your doctor prescribes a low-salt or low-sodium diet, follow these directions carefully.
Before taking Norvasc, tell your doctor if you have liver disease; or another disease of the heart or blood vessels such as sick sinus syndrome, aortic stenosis, heart failure, low blood pressure, or coronary artery disease.
You may not be able to take Norvasc, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.
Norvasc is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether Norvasc will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether Norvasc passes into breast milk. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
Possible Side Effects
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Norvasc and contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical treatment:
-an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives
-unusually fast or slow heartbeat;
-severe dizziness or fainting;
-jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
-swelling of the legs or ankles.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take Norvasc and talk to your doctor if you experience
-fatigue or tiredness;
-vivid or abnormal dreams;
-nausea, diarrhea, or constipation; or
-increased or difficult urination.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
Store bottles at controlled room temperature, 59° to 86°F (15° to 30°C) and dispense in tight, light-resistant containers.
Over dosage might be expected to cause excessive peripheral vasodilatation with marked hypotension and possibly a reflex tachycardia. Symptoms of Norvasc overdose include dizziness, weakness, and chest pain, shortness of breath, fainting, unusually fast or slow heartbeat, coma, slurred speech, and confusion.
Before taking Norvasc, tell your doctor if you have liver disease or another disease of the heart or blood vessels such as sick sinus syndrome, aortic stenosis, heart failure, low blood pressure, or coronary artery disease. If you are over 65 years of age, you may be more likely to experience side effects from Norvasc. Your doctor may prescribe a lower dose of this medication.
This drug information is for your information purposes only, it is not intended that this information covers all uses, directions, drug interactions, precautions, or adverse effects of your medication. This is only general information, and should not be relied on for any purpose. It should not be construed as containing specific instructions for any particular patient. We disclaim all responsibility for the accuracy and reliability of this information, and/or any consequences arising from the use of this information, including damage or adverse consequences to persons or property, however such damages or consequences arise. No warranty, either expressed or implied, is made in regards to this information.
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Q. I've submitted my Norvasc order; what happens next?
A: Once your Norvasc order is submitted, it is sent on to a licensed medical doctor, who will evaluate all of your information and either accept or decline your Norvasc order.
After accepting your Norvasc order, the medical doctor will then sign your Norvasc prescription, which will then be dispatched to the pharmacist, who will complete and ship your Norvasc order.
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A. Please take a look at the section called "Products" on our website, where you will find a complete list of all of the products we carry; some medications are categorized as controlled substances, and they require a full medical examination before they can be dispensed, so we are prohibited from dispensing these online. This class of medications includes Ativan, Diazepam, Lorazepam, Clonazepam, Valium, Klonopin and additional drugs.
Q: Where are your medical doctors licensed?
A: Our doctors are all licensed in the United States of America. We only employ doctors and pharmacies that have been board certified and licensed in the United States.
Q: Can you ship Norvasc to P.O. Boxes?
A: We regret that we can't send anything to P.O. Boxes.
Q: Should I be home when my Norvasc order comes?
A: Yes, all deliveries will require an adult to sign for them.
Q: Are you allowed to ship Norvasc orders to my state?
A: Some states have laws that prohibit us from shipping there, so be sure to check the order page for the list of states that we are allowed to send shipments to.
Q: How will Norvasc orders be shipped?
A: We send every order Norvasc by FedEx, next day shipping.
Q: What are the terms of your cancellation policy?
A: If your Norvasc order has not been okayed by your doctor or sent out yet, you may cancel. If we have already approved or sent your Norvasc order, we are unable to cancel it. If you need more information about our cancellation policy, go to our order page and look under terms and conditions.
Q. What is the procedure for canceling an Norvasc order?
A: You can cancel your order any time prior to the time it receives physician approval or it has been shipped from the pharmacy. If your order has been accepted and sent out, then it can't be canceled. Please look at our most current cancellation policy in the terms and conditions area on our order page to find out additional information.
How do you handle returns?
A: We can't give you your money back or switch prescription medicine because of FDA regulations. Please go to the terms and conditions section located on the order page if you need more information about returns.
Q: Do you send out Norvasc orders internationally?
A: At the present time, we only ship Norvasc to U.S. addresses and are not shipping Norvasc internationally.