Amlodac

Amlodac

amlodipine

Manufacturer:

Cadila Healthcare

Distributor:

Metro Drug

Marketer:

Zydus Healthcare Phils
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amlodipine besilate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of HTN & prophylaxis of angina.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 5 mg once daily. Increase to 10 mg once daily if unresponsive after 2 wk.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & women of childbearing age.
Special Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Edema & flushing. Muscle cramps, frequency of micturition/nocturia, coughing, impotence, asthma, epistaxis, nervousness & conjunctivitis.
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
Amlodac film-coated tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P13.39/film-coated tab, P1,339.29/pack)
Form
Amlodac film-coated tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P892.86/pack, P8.93/film-coated tab)
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