Amlodipine besylate

(Norvasc)

Amlodipine besylate

Drug updated on 10/23/2023

Dosage FormTablet (oral: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg)
Drug ClassCalcium channel blocker
Ongoing and Completed StudiesClinicalTrials.gov

Indication

  • For the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events, primarily strokes and myocardial infarctions.
  • For the treatment of coronary artery disease; chronic stable angina; vasospastic angina (prinzmetal's or variant angina); angiographically documented coronary artery disease in patients without heart failure or an ejection fraction < 40%.