What should I know about amlodipine before taking it?

Amlodipine may cause problems for people who have congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease or liver disease. If you have any of these conditions, you should make sure you discuss the safety of amlodipine with your doctor before taking it. If you are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding, you should discuss the safety of this medication with your doctor. In addition, this drug can cause side effects, including allergic reaction. Before you take it, you should be aware of the possible side effects and what to do if they occur.

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