|Generic Name||Amlodipine Besilate|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.23||US$ 7.00|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.19||US$ 11.3019%US$ 14.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.17||US$ 15.7025%US$ 21.00|
Amlodipine besilate 5 mg is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure. By lowering blood pressure, lit makes it easier for the heart to pump blood around your body. If you are suffering from hypertension, taking Amlodipine helps prevent cardiovascular complications, including strokes and heart attacks. The medicine is also useful in preventing chest pain caused by heart disease. Amlodipine tablets contain the active ingredient Amlodipine besilate which belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. These medicines work by relaxing blood vessels to allow the blood to flow more easily. Note that the medicine prevents attacks of chest pain and should not be used to treat angina attacks.
Read the prescription carefully before you start taking Amlodipine 5 mg. Do speak to your doctor if you are not sure how to take medicine. The medicine is only recommended for adults and children under six years of age. You may not be a suitable candidate for Amlodipine besilate if you are allergic to this drug, have liver disease, kidney problem, heart failure, or are trying to get pregnant. The medicine is not normally recommended to pregnant women or those who are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant in between the treatment, discontinue the drug, and speak to your doctor about the benefits and risks of taking Amlodipine. There may be other safer options for you. It is not known whether the drug may get into breast milk or not. So, it is important to discuss with your doctor before breastfeeding. Also, be cautious while taking other medicines that lower blood pressure, such as lisinopril or Ramipril at the same time as Amlodipine.
The most common side effects of Amlodipine besilate 5 mg include tiredness, swollen ankles, headache, and flushing. These side effects are temporary and usually improves after a few days. Call your doctor if you get serious side effects such as chest pain, severe pain in the stomach, feeling sick, diarrhoea, nausea, and yellow skin. In rare cases, it is possible to have a serious allergic reaction to this drug.
Your doctor may be asked to take Amlodipine once a day at any time of the day. It may be taken without regards, not food. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor. Check with your doctor if you are not sure about the usage of the medicine. The usual dose will depend on the condition being treated. If your medicine is not working well enough to control your blood pressure or your angina is not controlled, you may speak to your doctor and discuss alternative treatment. This might be a long-term commitment for you; therefore, your doctor needs to monitor your blood pressure to make sure the levels are under control. Also, be sure to inform your doctor about any side effects if you experience from the medicine.