Amlodipine Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Amlodipine: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Amlodipine 10mg Tab
Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: IG  |  239
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Amlodipine 10mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: G 1540  |  10
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Amlodipine 10mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  A10
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Amlodipine 10mg Tab
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Amlodipine 10mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  7168

What is this Medicine?

AMLODIPINE (am LOE di peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to lower high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent chest pain.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Amlodipine: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Amlodipine Besylate 10mg Tablet

NDC: 317220239
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Variant Angina, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Amlodipine Besylate 10mg Tablet
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Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: IG  |  239
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Amlodipine Besylate 10mg Tablet

Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gingival Hyperplasia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.7-4.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
0.7-4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.1-3.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.3-1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.8-14.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
13.6-32.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Amlodipine Besylate 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Amlodipine Besylate 10mg Tablet(Amlodipine Besylate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Amlodipine Besylate)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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