What is Amlodipine Besylate 5mg

Amlodipine 5mg is a calcium channel blocker that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow. This medicine can be used with or without combination for the treatment of high blood pressure. Lowering the high blood pressure helps to prevent the kidney and heart disorders.

 

Amlodipine 5mg carries out its mechanism by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

 

Amlodipine Besylate 5mg is also used for certain types of chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. The exact causes of high blood pressure are not known, but there are certain factors responsible for high blood pressure is Lack of physical activity; taking a high amount of salt in food; Genetics; Being overweight or obese; the habit of smoking and alcohol consumption; Sleep apnea.

 

Dosage instructions of Norvasc 5mg

A single dose of Amlodipine 5mg should be taken once in a day. The route of administration is oral. Take this medicine with or without a meal. 

 

When you Missed the Dose of Amlodipine 5mg

Take the missed dose of Amlodipine as soon as possible but if you are already near to the time for your next dose then skip the dose and continue to your regular dosage schedule.

 Amlodipine Besylate 5mg


When Should You Keep away from Amlodipine 5mg?

  • You should not take the medicine if you are allergic to Amlodipine and other inactive components of the drug.
  • If you are suffering from a liver disease then don consume this medication
  • Do not consume this medication if you are suffering from a heart valve problem called aortic stenosis.
  • Pregnant women and nursing mother are not recommended to take this tablet.
  • Amlodipine is not approved for use by anyone younger than 6 years old.
  • Do not consume this medication if you are already taking some other calcium channel blockers.

 

Amlodipine shows drug interaction when used with the combination of nitroglycerin; Amlodipine and other heart or blood pressure medications

 

Storage conditions motioned for Amlodipine 5mg

Amlodipine should be stored at room temperature in an airtight container, store this medicine away from heat light and moisture. Keep away from kids.

 

What side effects may be Amlodipine Besylate 5mg?

Individual who consume Amlodipine 5 mg may face certain side effects such as difficulty breathing; Swelling of the ankles or feet; Swelling of the ankles or feet; Wheezing; bleeding gums; redness of the face, neck, arms; blood in the urine or stools; blurred vision; Confusion; Diarrhea; Dizziness; itching of the skin; Headache; Nausea; vomiting of blood; loss of appetite; yellow eyes or skin; unpleasant breath odor.

 

What precautions you must follow after taking Norvasc 5mg?

  • After taking this medication do not drive and indulge yourself in other important work that needs your attention as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Limit the consummation of alcohol and smoking when you are taking this medication.
  • This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.