Amlodipine (Pharmacor) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amlodipine. On this page you will find out more about Amlodipine (Pharmacor), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: amlodipine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Amlodipine (Pharmacor) 5 mg uncoated tablet, 30
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Hypertension PHARMACOR AMLODIPINE is indicated for the first line treatment of hypertension and 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 PHARMACOR AMLODIPINE, which has been used in combination with a thiazide diuretic, beta adrenoceptor blocking agent or an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor. Angina PHARMACOR AMLODIPINE is indicated for the first line treatment of chronic stable angina. PHARMACOR AMLODIPINE may be used alone, as monotherapy or in combination with other antianginal drugs.
Table of characteristics
White to off-white, octagonal, flat faced, bevelled edged scored tablet debossed with "210" and "5" on one side and plain on other side.
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|Route of administration||Oral|
10 tablets - sample pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
7 tablets - sample pack: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store in a Dry Place|
|Life time||24 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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