About Norvasc 10mg
Norvasc 10mg Tablet is helpful for the treatment of chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. It is also used for high blood pressure (hypertension). It dilates (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. It contains the active substance amlodipine, which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists.
How effective is Norvasc 10mg?
Norvasc 10mg Tablet is helpful to control, prevent, and improve the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms like high blood pressure (hypertension) and chest pain (angina). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood passes through them. In patients of angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen and results in the prevention of chest pain.
What dose should I choose?
For adults (ages 18 years and older), take an oral dosage of one 10mg tablet in a single day.
For children (ages 6 to 17 years), take an oral dosage of one 5mg tablet in a single day.
Try not to exceed the given dosage. If you have any medication queries, consult with your doctor or a pharmacist.
What are the side effects and other warnings when taking Norvasc 10mg?
All products with an active ingredient can cause side effects, although they are rare.
Side effects can include:
- Ankle swelling.
- Muscle cramps.
- Chest Pain.
- Shortness of breath.
- Abnormal heart attack.
- Oedema (Fluid retention).
These effects tend to be temporary and may disappear when your body gets adjusted according to this medication. You should stop the use immediately and consult your doctor or a pharmacist if an allergic reaction occurs.
Symptoms of an allergy include:
- Itching/ swelling
- Severe dizziness
- Trouble breathing.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this product.
If you have any concerns about any potential side effects, please speak to the experts.