Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)
What is Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) used for?
Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) is a type of medication known as a calcium channel blocker, which is either used on its own or together with other drugs to treat hypertension and angina. It reduces blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. This medication can control chest pain, however it will not stop chest pain once it has occurred.
How should I use Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)?
Patients who have been prescribed Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) are usually directed to take one tablet per day. Your physician may increase your dosage from time to time. Only take the amount prescribed to you, and never exceed the recommended dosage.
What are the side effects of Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate)?
Some side effects which may be caused by taking Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate) include:
You should immediately consult your physician if you experience an irregular heartbeat or any other more serious side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Amlip (Amlodipine Besilate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.