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I recently began taking norvasc for high blood pressure. I

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I recently began taking norvasc for high blood pressure. I have taken 5 doses so far, and today I have been having mild chest pain, occasional heart racing, and my face is hot and flushed. I noticed that these are fairly common side effects, but wanted to make certain I do not need to seek medical attention.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 7 years ago.


Norvasc can cause chest pain, palpitation, redness etc. You should not ignore these side effects. Heart cause needs to be excluded. EKG to be taken. You should consult doctor without delay. Doctor may want to stop it and change to other drug.

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