AMLODIPINE BESILATE Ritemed 5 milligrams
Generic Name: AMLODIPINE BESILATE
Brand Name: Ritemed
Dosage Strength: 5 milligrams
Dosage Form: Tablet
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
(Indication) Treatment of hypertension and prophylaxis of angina.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
Usual Oral Adult Dose: 5 mg once daily
Maximum Dose: 10 mg once daily
- Aspirin: possible increase in blood pressure
- Grapefruit juice: increased risk of sever lowering of blood pressure
- Low blood pressure
(Precautions) Severe bradycardia, heart failure (particularly in combination w/ β-blocker), cardiogenic shock. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Patients w/ hepatic disease. Elderly.
(Adverse Reactions)Rarely, urticaria, bronchospasm, nausea, vomiting.
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