Sunvasc

Sunvasc

amlodipine

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amlodipine besylate
Indications/Uses
1st-line treatment of HTN & myocardial ischemia whether due to fixed obstruction (stable angina) &/or vasospasm, vasoconstriction (Prinzmetal's or variant angina) of coronary vasculature.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN & angina Initially 5 mg once daily. Max: 10 mg.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines.
Special Precautions
Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, edema, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain, flushing, palpitations, somnolence & dizziness.
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
Sunvasc tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;3 × 10's
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