Axcel Amlodipine

Axcel Amlodipine

amlodipine

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amlodipine besylate
Indications/Uses
1st-line treatment for HTN as monotherapy or combination w/ other antihypertensive agents; myocardial ischemia, whether due to fixed obstruction (stable angina) &/or vasospasm/vasoconstriction (Prinzmetal's or variant angina) of coronary vasculature as monotherapy or combination w/ other antianginal drugs.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN & angina Initially 5 mg once daily. Max dose: 10 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines.
Special Precautions
Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, edema, fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea, flushing, somnolence, palpitation, dizziness.
MIMS Class
Calcium Antagonists / Anti-Anginal Drugs
ATC Classification
C08CA01 - amlodipine ; Belongs to the class of dihydropyridine derivative selective calcium-channel blockers with mainly vascular effects. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Axcel Amlodipine tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
Form
Axcel Amlodipine tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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