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1

Amlodipine

side effects

-Dizziness
-Fatigue
-Upset stomach
-Headache
-Redness
-Swelling in the arms and legs

2

Amlodipine

Administration advice

Take with or without food

3

Amlodipine

Onset of action

1-2 hours

4

Amlodipine

Common uses

-High blood pressure
-heart disease

5

Atorvastatin

Side effects

-Muscle cramps
-Abdominal pain
-Constipation
-Nose and throat irritation

6

Atorvastatin

Administration advice

-Take with or without food
-Any time of day as long as it’s the same time each day

7

Atorvastatin

Onset of action

Peak effect in 2-4 weeks

8

Atorvastatin

Common uses

-high cholesterol
-Cardiovascular disease prevention

9

Hydrochlorothiazide

Side effects

-Dizziness
-Lightheadedness
-Sun sensitivity

10

Hydrochlorothiazide

Administration advice

-Take with or without food
-Best to take early in the day to avoid urination at night

11

Hydrochlorothiazide

Onset of action

2 hours

12

Hydrochlorothiazide

Common uses

-Hypertension
-Edema

13

Tamsulosin

Side effects

-Dizziness
-Lightheadedness
-Headache
-Infection
-Runny nose
-ejaculation failure

14

Tamsulosin

Administration advice

Take 30 minutes after the same meal each day

Swallow whole; do not crush, chew, or break

15

Tamsulosin

Onset of action

Full effect in 5 days

16

Tamsulosin

Common uses

Benign prostatic hyperplasia
(Enlarged prostate)