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    Active Ingredient
    Amlodipine Maleate 5 mg, 10 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

    Presentation and Status in Health Basket

    Presentation Basket Yarpa Pharmasoft

    Tablets

    30 X 5 mg

    partial basket chart 55819 1921

    Tablets

    30 X 10 mg

    partial basket chart 11091 1922

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    Dosage

    Initial: 5 mg per day. May increase to maximum dosage of 10 mg per day, depending on the patient response.
    Elderly and young patients: As adults.


    Indications

    Mild to moderate hypertension. Vasospastic angina (Prinzmetal’s or variant angina). Chronic stable angina.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, lactation.


    Special Precautions

    Occasional patients have had excessive and poorly tolerated hypotension during initial titration or at a time of subsequent upward dosage adjustment, mostly in patients on concomitant β-blockers. Rarely increased angina and/or myocardial infarction, patients recently withdrawn from β-blockers, liver insufficiency. The tablets must only be removed from the foil immediately before use.


    Side Effects

    Peripheral edema, hypotension, palpitations, nasal and chest congestion, shortness of breath, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, flatulence, allergic hepatitis, dizziness, light headedness, nervousness, sleep disturbances, blurred vision, headache, flushing, weakness, equilibrium disturbances, dermatitis, rash, pruritus, urticaria, thrombocytopenia, gingival hyperplasia, muscle cramps, joint stiffness, arthralgia, impotence, fever, chills, sweating, sexual difficulties.


    Manufacturer
    Trima Israel Pharmaceutical Products Maabarot Ltd. Israel
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