Norvasc (Amlodipine) is a prescription medication used to treat chest pain and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. Norvasc is also used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Amlodipine belongs to the class of drugs known as channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Amlodipine is also used to prevent certain types of chest pain. It may help to increase your ability to exercise and decrease the frequency of chest pain. This medication should not be used to treat chest pain when they occur. Use other medications to relieve attacks of chest pain as directed by your doctor. Norvasc is usually taken once daily with or without food as directed by your doctor.
Canadian Pharmacy King offers the brand Norvasc from Turkey manufactured by Pfizer. The generic Amlodipine is available from India, United Kingdom and Canada manufactured by different manufacturers. Norvasc is available in the strength of 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg tablets in different quantities.
The common side effects of Amlodipine may include dizziness, flushing, light-headedness and swelling ankles or feet.
Inform your doctor right away if you have of these unlikely but serious side effects such as:
• Fast or irregular or pounding heartbeat
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any concerns or questions.
You should not take Norvasc if you are allergic to Amlodipine or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. This medication may make you dizzy. You should not drive, use machinery or do any activity that requires you to be alert. Limit alcoholic beverages. This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. This medication passes into breast milk.