Norvasc(Amlodipine Besylate, Amlodipine)
Marketed as Istin in United Kingdom
Marketed as Istin in United Kingdom
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Norvasc Drug Information
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Amlodipine is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Amlodipine belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Amlodipine is also used to prevent certain types of chest pain (angina). It may help to increase your ability to exercise and decrease the frequency of angina attacks. It should not be used to treat attacks of chest pain when they occur. Use other medications (such as sublingual nitroglycerin) to relieve attacks of chest pain as directed by your doctor.
How to Use Norvasc
Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking amlodipine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take Norvasc by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. If you are using the liquid form of Norvasc, check the manufacturer's information or ask your pharmacist for specific directions. Some brands of the liquid form should be shaken before use, while other brands do not need to be shaken before use. Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose The Dosage of Norvasc is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Your doctor may gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Use Norvasc regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Keep taking Norvasc even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. If used for angina, Norvasc must be taken regularly to be effective. It should not be used to treat angina when it occurs. Use other medications (such as sublingual nitroglycerin) to relieve an angina attack as directed by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens).
Before taking amlodipine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers (such as nisoldipine, nifedipine) or if you have any other allergies. Norvasc may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Norvasc, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,a certain structural heart problem (aortic stenosis), very low blood pressure, liver disease. Norvasc may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of Norvasc, especially dizziness. During pregnancy, Norvasc should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Norvasc passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Norvasc, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Some products have ingredients that could raise your blood pressure. Tell your pharmacist what products you are using, and ask how to use them safely (especially cough-and-cold products, diet aids, or NSAIDs such as ibuprofen/naproxen).
Norvasc Side Effects
Dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, or flushing may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. Remember that Norvasc has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Norvasc do not have serious side effects.fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting. Although Norvasc is effective in preventing chest pain (angina), some people who already have severe heart disease may rarely develop worsening chest pain or a heart attack after starting Norvasc or increasing the dose.worsening chest pain, symptoms of a heart attack (such as chest/jaw/left arm pain, shortness of breath, unusual sweating). A very serious allergic reaction to Norvasc is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction,rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Store the tablets at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Different brands of the liquid form of Norvasc have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Norvasc when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details.
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