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  • Amlodipine Tablets 2.5mg TOWA : 100 Tablets
  • Amlodipine Tablets 2.5mg TOWA : 100 Tablets
  • Amlodipine Tablets 2.5mg TOWA : 100 Tablets
  • Generic
  • JP

Code:001357-001

Amlodipine Tablets 2.5mg TOWA : 100 Tablets

Sale Price:US$40.50

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Towa Pharmaceutical
Brand Towa Pharmaceutical
JAN Code 4987155848014
GS1 14987155848011
Ingredient Code 2171022
Shipping Schedule 5 to 10 days

Description

This medicine dilates smooth muscles of coronary vessels and peripheral vessels by reducing influx of calcium into cells, and consequently lowers blood pressure as well as prevents episode of angina pectoris.
It is usually used for the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris.

Presentation

100 Tablets

Feature

white tablet with split line, diameter: 6.1 mm, thickness: 2.9 mm

Active Ingredients

Amlodipine besilate

Effect/Efficacy

This medicine dilates smooth muscles of coronary vessels and peripheral vessels by reducing influx of calcium into cells, and consequently lowers blood pressure as well as prevents episode of angina pectoris.
It is usually used for the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris.

Usage/Dosage

For hypertension: In general, for adults, take 1 to 2 tablets (2.5 to 5 mg of amlodipine) at a time, once daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms, however, if the effect is insufficient, the dosage may be increased up to 4 tablets (10 mg), once daily. In general, for children aged 6 years and older, take 1 tablet (2.5 mg) at a time, once daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age, body weight and symptoms, however, the maximum daily dose is 2 tablets (5 mg).
For angina pectoris: In general, for adults, take 2 tablets (5 mg of amlodipine) at a time, once daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms.
Strictly follow the instructions in any case.
If you are a patient with hypertension and miss a dose, it is all right if you skip the missed dose. Follow your regular dosing schedule from the next day. If you are a patient with angina pectoris and miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose (approx. 8 hours), skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Cautions

This medicine may cause dizziness or lightheadedness due to decreasing of blood pressure. Pay close attention when you work at heights, drive a car or operate dangerous machinery.
Grapefruit juice may intensify the antihypertensive action of this medicine. Do not take this medicine concomitantly with grapefruit juice.

Contraindication

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, itch, hives, photosensitivity, erythema multiforme, vasculitis, angioedema, edema, gingival overgrowth, glow (feeling hot, flash), palpitation, dizziness, lightheadedness, headache and headache dull. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.

general malaise, yellowing in skin or white of eye, loss of appetite [fulminant hepatitis, hepatic dysfunction, jaundice]
nasal bleeding, bleeding tendency, fever, throat pain [agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia]
shortness of breath, dizziness, faint [atrioventricular block]
muscle pain, lassitude, reddish brown urine[rhabdomyolysis]

The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.