Amlodipine USP

Composition: Amlocard-5: Amlodipine 5mg (as Amlodipine Besylate).

Amlocard -10: Amlodipine 10mg (as Amlodipine Besylate).

Indication: Amlodipine is used in severe and mild to moderate hypertension, myocardial ischemia, angina pectoris.

Dosage and administration: Adult- For both hypertension and angina, the recommended dose is 5mg Amlocard orally once daily, which may be increased to a maximum dose of 10mg. Amlocard is well tolerated in elderly patients. Normal dosage is recommended in patients with renal impairment. Children- Use below 18 years is not currently recommended.Or, as directed by a registered physician.

Use in pregnancy and lactation: There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Amlodipine should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. It is not known whether amlodipine is excreted in human milk. In the absence of this information, it is recommended that nursing be discontinued while NORVASC is administered.

Packing: Amlocard-5: Each box contains 7 x 14’s Tablet in a blister pack.

Amlocard -10: Each box contains 4 x 14’s Tablet in a blister pack.

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