VESOCAL® 5 Tablet : Each tablet contains Amlodipine Besylate INN equivalent to Amlodipine 5 mg.
Dosage and Administration
The usual initial anti-hypertensive oral dose of Amlodipine is 5 mg once daily with a maximum dose of 10 mg once daily. Small, fragile or elderly individuals or patients with hepatic insufficiency may be started on 2.5 mg; once daily dose and this dose may be used when adding Amlodipine to other antihypertensive therapy. Dosage should be adjusted according to each patient's need. The recommended dose for stable or vasospastic chronic angina is 5-10 mg, with the lower dose suggested in the elderly and in patients with hepatic insufficiency.
Amlodipine is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to dihydropyridine (e.g. amlodipine, nifedipine, nicardipine, isradipine).
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation
No clinical experience with the preparation in pregnancy or lactation. Accordingly Amlodipine should not be administered during pregnancy or lactation or to women child bearing potential unless effective contraception is used.
Amlodipine is well tolerated. Headache, edema, fatigue, nausea, flushing, dizziness, gum hyperplasia, erythema multiform are reported.
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