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Thank you for this excellent question.
You are wise to ask a doctor before changing this.
I would reduce the amlodipine to 2.5 mg.
That is the safest is it will reduce side effects and still do a good job of controlling blood pressure.
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It could be. That is a reasonable thought actually.
Yes this is common. Alcohol will definitely raise blood pressure.
that is one of the most common causes actually
Possibly but I would think the alcohol itself would have more of an effect.
Yes, I believe so.
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Yes, I think that is good advice :)