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What can I do to bring down swelling caused by taking Norvasc?

The swelling, or edema, associated with Norvasc is thought to be dose-dependent. More patients report swelling at 10mg than at 2.5mg according to the prescribing information for the medication. Talk with your physician about decreasing your dose or changing your medication regimen to decrease the swelling. Do not make any adjustments without first talking to your doctor.

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