Amlodipine; Atorvastatin oral tablets
- Generic Name: Amlodipine, Atorvastatin
- Brand Names: Caduet
- Drug Class: Calcium Antagonist Combinations with All Other Cardiovascular drugs except Antihypertensives, Diuretics, Beta-blockers and RAS AgentsLipid-regulating Cardiovascular Multitherapy Fixed Combination ProductsStatins (HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors), Combinations with other cardiovascular agents
- Strengths: 10-10mg, 10-20mg, 10-40mg, 10-80mg, 2.5-10mg, 2.5-20mg, 2.5-40mg, 5-10mg, 5-20mg, 5-40mg, 5-80mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
AMLODIPINE; ATORVASTATIN (am LOE di peen; a TORE va sta tin) is a combination of 2 drugs. Amlodipine is a calcium-channel blocker used to lower high blood pressure. It also relieves chest pain caused by angina. Atorvastatin blocks the body's ability to make cholesterol. It can help lower blood cholesterol for patients who are at risk of getting heart disease or a stroke. It is only for patients whose cholesterol level is not controlled by diet.