Caduet-Storvas MF - 5+10mg-Amlodipine Besilate +Atorvastatin

Caduet-Storvas MF - 5+10mg-Amlodipine Besilate +Atorvastatin

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90 Tablet/s Caduet-Storvas MF - 5+10mg-Amlodipine Besilate +Atorvastatin $0.64 $57.95
30 Tablets Caduet-Storvas MF - 5+10mg-Amlodipine Besilate +Atorvastatin $0.69 $20.61
60 Tablets Caduet-Storvas MF - 5+10mg-Amlodipine Besilate +Atorvastatin $0.66 $39.74


Caduet 5 mg/10 mg - generic Amlodipine/Atorvastatin

Caduet is promising drug that contains Amlodipine besylate and Atorvastatin calcium which belongs to calcium channel blocker and HMG CoA-reductase inhibitor respectively.

The drug Amlodipine helps in following indications like:-

• Lowering blood pressure reduces Cardiac malfunctions like myocardial infarction and arrhythmia which sometimes turn out to primary stroke. Hypertension and lowers the blood pressure.

Atorvastatin helps in following way:

• Atorvastatin is used along for assisting therapy to prevent the increasing lipid level that brings blocking of the blood vessels and blood carrying arteries and veins.

The drug Caduet is available as Caduet 5mg and Caduet in 10mg dose strengths.

The drug should not be served in following conditions where

Patient has hepatic problem. Female individual who is planning for pregnancy or pregnant should not take the medicine. The drug is also contraindicated to lactating mothers

Drug interaction of Caduet 5mg/10mg:

Drug like HIV protease pump inhibitor (Cyclosporine) have interaction with Atorvastatin. Lopinavir and Ritonavir should be avoided or take in low dose. Along some class of antibiotic like Clarithromycin and Itraconazole should be avoided as Atorvastatin has interaction. One should not take the other lipid lowering drugs this may increase the chances of myopathy. Rifampin should be administered after some time. Drug like Norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol may increase may alter the effect of drug. One taking drug like Digoxin should monitor the level of Digoxin.

Storage condition for Caduet tablet: keep the drug away from direct sunlight and open flame. Keep the drug at room temperature in cool and shady place away from moisture.

Dose strengths of Caduet 5mg/10mg:

The individual drug content is available in various dose strengths like Amlodipine form 2.5 to 10mg and Atorvastatin is available in 10mg to 80mg of dose strengths.
One should take the tablet orally by swallowing the whole tablet along plain water. Try not to crush or chew the tablet while administering the drug. One should take the Caduet tablet at same time to maintain the consistent level of drug in the blood serum. One may take the drug with or without food, but thing to take care while having the drug that you should not take the medicine along grape fruit or juice.

Adverse effect of Caduet tablet: drug has some pros and cons that may vary from individual to individual:
Patient may experience facial flushing; abdominal cramp, Diarrhea and headache, palpitation, water retention and fatigue can be experienced by some patients.

Things to take care while taking Caduet tablet:

Some patient may suffer angina pain while starting the therapy. Statins drug acts on liver so one should check liver functioning. Drug brings sudden breaking of muscle also referred as Rhabdomyolysis in some rare cases. This break down of muscle affect kidney functioning and has adverse effect on kidney. The drug is having Calcium channel blocker (Amlodipine) which has negative affect patient suffering from heart failure. Patient having Coronary artery disorder may worsen the chest pain.

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