Caduet

Active Ingredient(s): Amlodipine + Atorvastatin
FDA Approved: * January 30, 2004
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
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".



Caduet Overview

The drug combination atorvastatin/amlodipine (trade names Caduet in the US, Australia and Russia, and Envacar elsewhere) is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high cholesterol and high blood pressure. It is a fixed-dose combination drug containing the calcium channel blocker amlodipine and the statin atorvastatin being marketed by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.[1] References ^ "CADUET (amlodipine besylate/atorvastatin ...

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Caduet side effect information

Concerned about side effects, mainly memory loss that I hear comes with this drug. ## What are the possible side effects of plagerine a? My father has been consuming it for 5 years...Is this pill dangerous? ## I have been on Caduet 5/40 and in the past 3 years had very bad symptoms of dry mouth, dizziness, cramps, joint pain, blurred vision, neck pain, emotional ups/downs, stress, loss of sleep. etc... I am now taking time of work at the moment and my GP has put me on anti-depressants which I am not happy about. Not happy at all. I will be seeing my GP again asap. ## I have memory loss too and am very concerned. Forget where i put things and split second gorget what I was about to do. ## Caduet contains Amlodipine, and Atorvastatin, it is used to treat high blood pressure, and high chol...

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EQ Base meaning

What does EQ base stands for? Example is CADUET AMLODIPINE BESYLATE; ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM EQ 5MG BASE; EQ 10MG BASE. What does EQ and base mean? ## It means that the given dosage works in the body equivalent to that dosage. You might see a medication listed as being 4.5mgs base, equivalent to 5mgs. Thus, this given substance in a lower amount works like the original in a higher amount, according to the NIH. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Does Caduet or Toprol XL contain a diuretic?

I would like to know whether or not Caduet or Toprol XL contain a diuretic because I am scheduled to take some tests (ECOG and ENG) that require me to discontinue diuretics 48 hours prior to the tests. ## No, neither of these medications contain a diuretic. Caduet contains the active ingredients Amlodipine and Atorvastatin, it is a combination medication that is used treat high blood pressure, cardiac conditions and reduce cholesterol levels. Toprol XL contains Metoprolol, which is a beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. Side effects to these medications may include: nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and joint/muscle aches. Are there any other questions?

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Caduet

anyone having shortness of breath due to this new drug caduet? ## Well I have been having shortness of breath and feeling tired but i haven't put the 2 together this is my 2nd week on caduet and i am holding a lot of water feet swelling bad. has anyone been tired,swelling on this medication ## The swelling is a normal side effect of this medication. Here are the monograph links to the active ingredients so you can read more about it:

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Caduet 5/10

What is the price for 30 days when you have Anthem Senior Advantage Insurance. The pharmacy said to find out on line, but I haven't been able to get a site to go on. Thank you. ## WHAT IS THE COST OF A 30 SUPPLY OF CAUDET? ## Sorry, there is no way for us to know that, you would have to contact your insurance company, they should have a website, or a toll free number you can call to find out.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Amlodipine + Atorvastatin
  • Tablet: 10mg + 10mg, 10mg + 20mg, 10mg + 40mg, 10mg + 80mg, 2.5mg + 10mg, 2.5mg + 20mg, 2.5mg + 40mg, 5mg + 10mg, 5mg + 20mg, 5mg + 40mg, 5mg + 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Caduet: (21 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-2150 Caduet 5/10 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2160 Caduet 10/10 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2170 Caduet 5/20 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2180 Caduet 10/20 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2190 Caduet 5/40 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2250 Caduet 10/40 mg Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2260 Caduet 5/80 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2270 Caduet 10/80 (Amlodipine / Atorvastatin) Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2960 Caduet 2.5/10 (Amlodipine / Atorvastatin) Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2970 Caduet 2.5/20 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-2980 Caduet 2.5/40 Oral Tablet by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 54868-1207 Caduet 5/20 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-3287 Caduet 5/10 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5179 Caduet 5/40 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5200 Caduet 10/40 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5209 Caduet 10/20 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5420 Caduet 5/80 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5523 Caduet 10/80 (Amlodipine / Atorvastatin) Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5567 Caduet 10/10 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-5672 Caduet 2.5/20 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
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