Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate)
What is Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate) used for?
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate) works to lower blood pressure, by helping the blood vessels to relax so that the heart is not required to pump as much blood. If taken regularly, this drug can help to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It can also treat high blood pressure.
How should I use Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate)?
Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate) comes in the form of tablets, which are normally taken once per day. This medication should be taken as part of a regular schedule, at the same time every day. Do not take it to relieve pain when an angina attack occurs. Your physician will prescribe other medication to relieve pain occurring as a result of an angina attack.
What are the side effects of Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate)?
Patients taking Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate) to treat angina, high blood pressure or other conditions may experience side effects, such as:
If any of these side effects worsen, or if other more serious side effects occur, you should see your physician at once.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Amlopres (Amlodipine Besylate). 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.