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Do either of the drugs Amlodipine or Lorsartin have the

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Do either of the drugs Amlodipine or Lorsartin have the potential to cause hives, rash, itching?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I've been back & forth between the 2 drugs & am currently nearly through my 2nd dose of Prednisone & taking Hydroxyzine which hasn't done much other than get me pretty well wired.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a bout with the hives in August of last year but 1 round of the Prednisone did it but than over the winter I did have a couple issues with the same thing but without any treatment went away in a day or so. I a 76 years old & have been going to the VA clinic. That Dr. said she would change my meds from either Lorsartin or Amlodipine. I don't remember which way it was & they are not much help. I am currently on the amlodipine. The 2 visits I had with the Sanford clinic just automatically put me on the predisone. I am scheduled for allergy testing but not until June 30.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I take Pravastatin,Hctz,
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Yes, both can cause it.

either one can do it

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