Norvasc

Norvasc Dosage/Direction for Use

amlodipine

Manufacturer:

Viatris

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
For both hypertension and angina, the usual initial dose is 5 mg amlodipine once daily, which may be increased to a maximum dose of 10 mg depending on the individual patient's response.
No dose adjustment of amlodipine is required upon concomitant administration of thiazide diuretics, beta-blockers, and ACE inhibitors.
Use in the Elderly: Normal dosage regimens are recommended. Amlodipine, used at similar doses in the elderly or younger patients, is equally well tolerated.
Use in Children: Safety and effectiveness of amlodipine in children have not been established.
Use in Patients with Impaired Hepatic Function: See Precautions.
Use in Patients with Renal Failure: Amlodipine may be used at normal doses in patients with renal failure. Changes in amlodipine plasma concentrations are not correlated with the degree of renal impairment. Amlodipine is not dialyzable.
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