Amlodipine

FDA Approved: * July 20, 2007
Pharm Company: * DR REDDYS LABS LTD
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Amlodipine Overview

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.[6] While not typically recommended in heart failure, amlodipine may be used if other medications are not sufficient for treating high blood pressure or heart-related chest pain.[7] It is taken by mouth and has an effect that lasts for at least a day.[6] Common side effects include swelling, feeling tired, abdominal pain, and nausea.&...

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Amlodipine withdrawal

I was taking Twynsta.. which was a combination of 10 mg amlodipine and 80 mg telmisartan for about 5 yrs. I didn't realize that amlodipine had so many side effects which I have been experiencing. Back,side,stomach pain,ankles swelling, muscle weakness and the list goes on.. My Dr took me off the amlodipine a couple days ago. I'm experiencing increased pain in body, legs, ankles. After reading different comments and sites, they warn against stopping suddenly. I'm worried. Dr did not advise or mention withdrawal. Should I be concerned? ## Are you still taking some other medication? If so, your doctor likely wasn't worried about withdrawal, since the biggest immediate effect would usually be rebound elevated blood pressure, and heart rate, but being on another medication wo...

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Amlodipine 10 mg tab ASC - what does ASC stand for?

Amlodipine 10 mg tab ASC. Another bottle says LEG instead. What do the letters stand for? ## It might be the manufacturer - The "ASC" could possibly stand for "Ascend" pharmaceuticals. Can you confirm the NDC number or manufacturer name from your prescription bottle? Also, are you sure the other abbreviation was "LEG", or was it something else? Wondering if your keyboard auto-corrected the typing?

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Amlodipine effects on sinuses and vertigo

What are the side effects of this drug which I am taking for elevated blood pressure? I have been experiencing some dry feeling in my sinuses and some vertigo. I wonder if it could be connected. I am taking 5 mgs a day. ## Some side effects while taking Amlodipine may be: Very often: peripheral edema (feet and ankles) - in 1 of 10 users Often: dizziness; palpitations; muscle-, stomach- or headache; dyspepsia; nausea - in 1 in 100 users Sometimes: blood disorders, development of breasts in men (gynecomastia), impotence, depression, insomnia, tachycardia - in 1 in 1,000 users Rarely: erratic behavior, hepatitis, jaundice - in 1 in 10,000 users Very rarely: hyperglycemia, tremor, Stevens-Johnson syndrome - in 1 in 100,000 users To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more ...

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what if i take a double dose of Amlodipine 10mg by accident

I usually take my new dose at the same time every morning. The only thing is i made breakfast and couldn't remember if i took the 1st pill... so i took one later in the evening...around 9:44pm. ## Hello, Joi! How are you? Did you experience any adverse effects? As reported by the U.S. FDA, it could result in your blood pressure and heart rate dropping to dangerously low levels, which may be shown by symptoms, such as severe nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness and shallow breathing. An overdose could be fatal. ## I did the same thing. I am 72 yrs old with no health issues accept hypertension. At once within 30 minutes I felt hot, very hot...then strange, like my lower extremities (legs and feet) became very heavy. I felt weak and my weight became unsteady, walking was awkward and...

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Round, white pill, 209 on one side, nothing on other side

Round, white pill, 209 on one side, nothing on other side ## what is a white round pill with 209 and nothing on the other ## It's amlodipine ## Subutex 8mg ## A round, white tablet with the number 209 on one side is a 10mg Amlodipine tablet, as identified by ss in their post. Amlodipine is a long-acting calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. However, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry cough and frequent urination. Learn more Amlodipine details here. I did not find any Subutex/Buprenorphine tablets that have a 209 on them. Are there any questions or comments? ## ite round pill 209 on one side nothing on the other,,amlodipine or norvasc 10 mg ## I thought they were Tylenol 3 but I guess ...

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coveram 10/5 substitute in India

Can you suggest a substitute tablet for Coveram 10/5 in India..... ## may i know where i will get this bp tablets in India ## Coverma 10/5 mg which medicine is suitale in indian. ## Coveram is listed as containing the active ingredients Amlodipine, and Perindopril, so you would want to look for something that contains those ingredients, either together, or separately. Coveram is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hello Sir, I m using COVERAM tablet 10/5 mg. I working in Qatar. Now in India. My medicine now finish. Pls suggests for me substitute medicine for that. Where did I can get that medicine ...

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amlodipine atenolol and lorsatan bd taking

My mother is 80 years old with antihypertensive treatment. She take atonolol 50mg, amlodipine 10 mg and losartan 50 mg on morning.and lorsatan 50 mg at the evening. Today she had taken amlodipine 10 mg bd, lorsatan 50 mg bd and atenolol 10 mgbd. Her blood pressure after evening dose was 140/60 mmhg. what problems can occur with her. ## I am 65 female i rske stenolol, losartan and almedopine but sometimes my numbers spike even sfter tsking the dsily dosage . What might be the reafon?

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Norvasc generic Amlodipine

I take Norvasc, Amlodipine is the generic. Generics do not always have anything but the main drug ingredient due to patents on the original drug? I have worked with my current Doctor to take it twice a day 12 hours apart. I always had a higher BP reading in AM so I take 5 mg twice a day and if it gets to high I take 7.59 mg and monitor closely. Its working. ## Sorry, I ment to say I take 7.50mgs at 5PM if it is running high. This helps AM high BP for me and then I take 5mgs in AM to get through the day. ## Generics still contain fillers, in most cases, along with the active ingredient, the patent on a name brand doesn't prevent them from using them. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Amlodipine as possibly including nausea, headache, dizziness, increased urination, and hypote...

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Can metxl 25 mg be given only to treat hypertension?

I am 70 year old woman. I have mild hypertension since 1996. All along i am taking Amlodipine 5 mg and my bp readings all these 20 years hovers round 120/80 and 130/80.Two years back when i had swelling in the feet my phyisician prescribed Azelsartan 40 mg in the morning and Metxl 25 mg at night. With Metx,l diastolic is much reduced from 80 to 75 or so.But systolic did not reduced considerably. It is still around 150/80 and some times 160/80. Now i would like to take Metxl 25 mg in the morning also and discontinue Azelsartan 40 mg. My physician says in elderly patients controlling systolic pressure to 130 needs multiple drugs which can cause some side effects. Indian studies say systolic pressure 150 is ok if it is between 140 and 150, especially in those who are above 70. In some pati...

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Has anybody taken Azilsartan?

As long as my wife has taken Amlodipine, her bp readings always around 120/80 or 130/80. But when she developed ankle edema, my physician stopped that drug and prescribed Cilacar (Clinidipine). After 15 days we checked her bp and found that her bp is around 160.80 or 165/84 or so. For one month she continued Cilacar. Then my doc stopped Cilacar and prescribed Azelsartan 40 mg. Even with that, her bp readings have not come down. So after one month my doc prescribed Metxl 40 mg to be taken in the night. With that drug her diastolic controlled and is showing 75 or 80, but her systolic did not come down. What to do? ## It is possible that she may need to take more than one medication to bring it under control, she may need to combine the MetXL with something else. The FDA lists the typical ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amlodipine
  • Capsule: 2.5mg/10mg, 5mg/10mg, 5mg/20mg
  • Solution: 1mg/1ml, 1mg/ml
  • Suspension: 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Amlodipine: (189 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0054-0100 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0101 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0054-0102 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Roxane Laboratories, Inc
  • 0093-0083 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7167 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7168 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9959 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9960 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9961 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0179-1969 Amlodipine Besylate 2.5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-1970 Amlodipine Besylate 10 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-1973 Amlodipine Besylate 5 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-5208 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5209 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5210 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0603-2108 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-2109 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0603-2110 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0615-6577 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-6578 Amlodipine (As Amlodipine Besylate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
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Other drugs which contain Amlodipine or a similar ingredient: (28 results)