Item Number: AMLODIPINE
- Essential hypertension
- Chronic stable and vasospastic anginal pectoris
- Vasospastic (Prinzmetal's) angina
Posology and method of administration
For both hypertension and angina the usual initial dose is 5 mg amlodipine once daily which may be increased to a maximum dose of 10 mg depending on the individual patient's response. For angina, Amlodipine may be used as monotherapy or in combination with other antianginal medicinal products in patients with angina that is refractory to nitrates and/or to adequate doses of beta blockers.
In hypertensive patients, Amlodipine has been used in combination with a thiazide diuretic, Alpha blocker, beta blockers, or an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, No dose adjustment of Amlodipine is required upon concomitant administration of thiazide diuretics, beta blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
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