Amlodipine is a type of medicine called a calcium channel blocker.
If you are 65 years or older, you should be especially careful when you are taking Amlodipine Sandoz.
You should not take amlodipine if you are allergic to it.
The FDA recommend that doctors should only prescribe amlodipine to pregnant women if the potential benefits outweigh the risks to the fetus. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. For adults 5 mg to 10 mg once daily. For treating chronic stable or vasospastic angina. A doctor may also prescribe amlodipine for coronary artery disease and angina. It is generally a safe and effective drug, but it may cause side effects in some people. A person should speak to their doctor if they have any concerns about taking amlodipine or are experiencing any troubling side effects.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Alcohol consumption can result in a potentially dangerous level of dizziness, which can pose serious safety hazards if the patient drives or operates heavy machinery.
If you have congestive heart failure or are at risk of developing congestive heart failure, discuss with your doctor how this medication may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of this medication, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
If this happens, call your doctor or go to the emergency room right away. Actavis UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Accord Healthcare Ltd, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8NS, UK. MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works.