Amlodipine belongs to the class of drugs known as the calcium channel blockers. It relaxes blood vessels, making less work for the heart and lowering blood pressure. By lowering blood pressure, it may help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney damage. It is prescribed to patients with high blood pressure and particularly to patients suffering from angina (chest pain caused by the heart) from coronary artery disease.
Amlodipine is taken in tablet form, at a dosage of 5 to 10 mg per day.
Common side effects
- Swollen ankles and feet
- Abdominal pain
- Flushed skin
30 tablets of amlodipine, strength 10 mg start at around $6.00.
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