On average, amlodipine lowers the top blood pressure number between 8 and 30 mm Hg. It lowers the bottom blood pressure number between 3 and 18 mm Hg.The drop in blood pressure may take 6 months or more. Everyone is different, so it can be hard to know how any drug will affect you. Your blood pressure may go down more or less than these examples.
Your blood pressure may also go down more if you take amlodipine with other blood pressure drugs.
When your blood pressure is lower, your chances of heart disease, stroke, and death are lower too. Amlodipine is a good choice and is one of the medicines doctors may recommend to treat high blood pressure.
Less Pressure, More Health!