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I have been on Felopine 10mg and have been told that the edema

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I have been on Felopine 10mg and have been told that the edema in my legs and feet are due to this medication .After stopping medication how long before swelling disappears. I am a woman aged 63.
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Yes, Felodipine does cause peripheral edema as one of its most notorious side effects. If the edema is solely due to the Felodipine then it can take almost a week for it to go away.
Peripheral edema is one of the factors that compliance with this medicine is not good and about 3 to 5 percent of the patients who are prescribed this medication ask for substitution.
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