Frequently Asked Questions
CONSENSI is a prescription medicine used in adults who need treatment: with amlodipine for high blood pressure (hypertension), to lower blood pressure, and with celecoxib for the management of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.
Do not take CONSENSI:
- if you are allergic to amlodipine, celecoxib or any of the inactive ingredients in CONSENSI. See the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients in CONSENSI.
- if you have had an asthma attack, hives, or other allergic reaction with aspirin or any other NSAIDs.
- right before or after heart bypass surgery.
- if you have had an allergic reaction to sulfonamides.
- Take CONSENSI exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to.
- Take 1 CONSENSI tablet orally each day.
- If your pain stops, do not stop taking CONSENSI until your healthcare provider prescribes a different medicine to treat your blood pressure. Your healthcare provider will monitor your blood pressure when changing to the new medicine.
- If you take too much CONSENSI, call your healthcare provider or get medical help right away.
- swelling of the arms, legs, hands, and feet
- joint swelling
- stomach pain
- frequent urination
- hot or warm feeling in your face (flushing)
- extreme sleepiness
CONSENSI can cause serious side effects, including:
- liver problems, including liver failure
- worsening chest pain (angina) or heart attack, particularly in people with severe obstructive coronary artery disease
- heart failure
- swelling of your arms, legs, hands and feet (peripheral edema) is common with CONSENSI but can sometimes be serious.
- kidney problems, including kidney failure
- increased potassium levels (hyperkalemia)
- life-threatening allergic reactions
- life-threatening skin reactions
- low red blood cells (anemia)
Get emergency help right away if you get any of the following symptoms:
- shortness of breath or trouble breathing
- chest pain
- weakness in one part or side of your body
- slurred speech
- swelling of the face or throat
Stop taking CONSENSI and call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of the following symptoms:
- more tired or weaker than usual
- indigestion or stomach pain
- flu-like symptoms
- vomit blood
- there is blood in your bowel movement, or it is black and sticky like tar
- unusual weight gain
- your skin or eyes look yellow
- skin rash or blisters with fever
- swelling of the arms, legs, hands and feet