Trade name: Amlosafe
Strength: 2.5 mg
Active ingredient: Amlodipine
Category: Calcium channel blockers
Pregnancy category: Amlodipine belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Amlosafe 2.5 mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain.
How to use: Take Amlosafe 2.5 mg Tablet by mouth as directed by your doctor. Continue takeing this medication even if you are feeling well. Before stopping this medication consult your doctor.
Side Effects: Dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, swelling of feet.
Dosage: Amlodipine is usually taken once daily. The initial dose is 5 mg orally daily. Maintenance dose is 5 to 10 mg orally.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: June 27th, 2015
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