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AMLODIPINE Besylate Tablets (GREENSTONE LLC)

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

1.1 Hypertension

Amlodipine besylate tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure...

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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Adults

The usual initial antihypertensive oral dose of amlodipine besylate tablets is 5 mg once daily, and the maximum dose is 10 mg...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Tablets: 2.5 mg white, diamond, flat-faced, beveled edged, with "NORVASC" on one side and "2.5" on the other

Tablets: 5 mg white, elongated octagon, flat-faced, beveled edged, with "NORVASC...

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Amlodipine besylate tablets are contraindicated in patients with known sensitivity to amlodipine.

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Hypotension

Symptomatic hypotension is possible, particularly in patients with severe aortic stenosis. Because of the gradual onset of...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

6.1 Clinical Trials Experience

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the...

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.1 Impact of Other Drugs on Amlodipine

CYP3A Inhibitors

Co-...

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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Risk Summary

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10 OVERDOSAGE

Overdosage might be expected to cause excessive peripheral vasodilation with marked hypotension and possibly a reflex tachycardia. In humans, experience with intentional overdosage of amlodipine besylate...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Amlodipine besylate is the besylate salt of amlodipine, a long-acting calcium channel blocker.

Amlodipine besylate is chemically described as 3-Ethyl-5-methyl (±)-2-[(2-aminoethoxy)methyl]-4-(2-...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

Amlodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium antagonist (calcium ion antagonist or slow-channel blocker) that inhibits...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

Rats and mice treated with amlodipine maleate in the diet for up to two years, at...

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14 CLINICAL STUDIES

14.1 Effects in Hypertension

Adult Patients

The antihypertensive...

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

2.5 mg Tablets

Amlodipine Besylate – 2.5 mg Tablets (amlodipine besylate equivalent to 2....

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Amlodipine Besylate Tablets

Read this information carefully before you start taking amlodipine besylate tablets and each time you refill your prescription. There may be new information. This...

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