Healthdirect Australia is not responsible for the content and advertising on the external website you are now entering.
Active ingredients: amlodipine
What it is used for
Hypertension. First line treatment of mild to moderate essential hypertension. It can be used as the sole agent to control blood pressure in the majority of patients. Patients not adequately controlled on a single antihypertensive agent may benefit from the addition of amlodipine, which has been used in combination with a thiazide diuretic, beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agent, or an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. Angina. First line treatment of chronic stable angina. Amlodipine may be used alone, as monotherapy, or in combination with other antianginal drugs.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, round, biconvex tablet, marked with 10, scoreline, MH on one side and a scoreline on the other side
Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient amlodipine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems