What is amlodipine 10 mg prescribed for?

What is amlodipine 10 mg prescribed for?

Amlodipine contains the active substance amlodipine which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists. Amlodipine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

What is the best time to take carvedilol?

If you do feel dizzy, it’s best to keep taking your medicine at bedtime. It’s best to take carvedilol at the same time each day. If you take it twice a day, you’ll usually have 1 dose in the morning and 1 dose in the evening. Leave 10 to 12 hours between doses if you can.

What is the difference between amlodipine 5 and 10 mg?

Amlodipine 5 mg are white, round, smooth surfaced tablets with bevelled edges, embossed R on one side and 177 on the other side. Amlodipine 10 mg are white, oval biconvex, smooth surface tablets embossed R on one side and 178 on the other side. Both 5mg and 10mg strengths are available in pack sizes of 28 tablets.

What is the active substance in amlodipine?

The active substance is amlodipine. Each tablet contains 5 mg amlodipine or 10 mg amlodipine (as maleate). The other ingredients are microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, colloidal anhydrous silica, Magnesium stearate.

What is the maximum dose of amlodipine besylate?

The usual initial antihypertensive oral dose of Amlodipine besylate tablets is 5 mg once daily, and the maximum dose is 10 mg once daily. Small, fragile, or elderly patients, or patients with hepatic insufficiency may be started on 2.5 mg once daily and this dose may be used when adding Amlodipine besylate tablets to other antihypertensive therapy.

How much amlodipine can a 17 year old take?

For children and adolescents (6 -17 years old), the recommended usual starting dose is 2.5 mg a day. The maximum recommended dose is 5 mg a day. Amlodipine 2.5 mg is not currently available and the 2.5 mg dose cannot be obtained with Amlodipine 5 mg as these tablets are not manufactured to break into two equal halves.