Wilomax

Wilomax

amlodipine

Manufacturer:

Willore Pharma

Distributor:

Willore Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Amlodipine besilate
Indications/Uses
Management of HTN & prophylaxis of angina pectoris.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 5 mg once daily. Max: 10 mg once daily. Small, fragile, elderly or patient w/ hepatic insufficiency Initially 2.5 mg once daily. Chronic stable or vasospastic angina 5-10 mg, w/ lower doses on elderly & patients w/ hepatic insufficiency.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Cardiogenic shock, unstable angina & significant aortic stenosis.
Special Precautions
Hypotension, poor cardiac reserve, heart failure, history of MI, acute unstable angina, severe aortic stenosis, ischemic pain. Hepatic impairment. Not intended to treat an anginal attack in chronic stable angina. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
GI, sleep, urinary, visual & taste disturbances. Abdominal pain, nausea, palpitations, flushing, edema, headache, dizziness, fatigue, dry mouth, hypotension, syncope, chest pain, dyspnea, mood changes, tremor, paresthesia, impotence, gynecomastia, wt change, myalgia, pruritus, rashes including erythema multiforme, alopecia, purpura, pancreatitis, hepatitis, jaundice, cholestasis, gingival hyperplasia, MI, arrhythmia, vasculitis, hyperglycemia, thrombocytopenia, angioedema, urticaria.
Drug Interactions
β-blockers, antidiabetics.
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
Wilomax tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P11.2/tab)
Form
Wilomax tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P8.5/tab)
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