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Medications that might interact with this drug Heart medications These drugs can increase the level of amlodipine in your body. In clinical studies, the majority of patients required 10 mg [see Clinical Studies ]. Get medical help right away if you experience: Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
If you have severe liver problems, your doctor may lower your dose. Coronary artery disease and angina Brand: Your doctor may gradually increase your dose.
Why is this medication prescribed?
If used for anginathis medication must be taken regularly to be effective. Amlodipine is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure and chest pain angina. Special considerations Liver disease: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Identification color white shape octagonal imprint This medicine is a white, octagonal, tablet imprinted with "". It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Amlodipine 10 mg-ROX round, white, imprinted with 54 Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as: Find medicines with the same active ingredients. No clinically relevant changes were noted in serum potassiumserum glucose, total triglyceridestotal cholesterolHDL cholesteroluric acidblood urea nitrogenor creatinine.
It is used to treat: Effects on diastolic pressure were similar in young and older patients. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Shocking Diseases of the Mouth. Dosing in renal impairment NA Dosing in hepatic impairment Titrate dose slowly in severe hepatic impairment.
For Consumers What are the possible side effects of amlodipine Norvasc? These considerations may guide selection of therapy. Although this medication is effective in preventing chest pain anginasome people who already have severe heart disease may rarely develop worsening chest pain or a heart attack after starting this medication or increasing the dose. Monitor cyclosporine or tacrolimus levels if given with amlodipine.