Amlodipine STELLA 5 mg

Amlodipine is a calcium ion influx inhibitor (slow channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist) and inhibits the transmembrane inux of calcium ions into cardiac and vascular smooth muscle.

Pack size Box of 30 tablets, 50 tablets, 100 tablets.
Shelf-life 36 months
Composition Amlodipine
Dosage forms and strengths Tablet: 5 mg
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  • Hypertension.
  • Chronic stable angina pectoris.
  • Vasospastic (Prinzmetal’s) angina.


  • Adults: For both hypertension (in combination with a thiazide diuretic, alpha blocker, beta blocker, or an ACEI) and angina (monotherapy or in combination with other anti-anginal medicinal products in patients that is refractory to nitrates and/or to adequate doses of beta blockers): Initiate with 5 mg once daily, may be increased to a maximum dose of 10 mg depending on the response.
  • Children with hypertension from 6 – 17 years of age: The starting dose is 2.5 mg once daily, up-titrated to 5 mg once daily if blood pressure goal is not achieved after 4 weeks.
  • Children < 6 years old: No data are available.
  • Elderly patients: Increase of the dosage should take place with care.
  • Hepatic impairment: Start at the lower end of the dosing range (Severe hepatic impairment: titrate slowly and monitor).
  • Renal impairment: Normal dosage is recommended.


Amlodipine STELLA 5 mg is administered orally.

  • Hypersensitivity to any of components of the drug or dihydropyridine derivatives.
  • Severe hypotension.
  • Shock (including cardiogenic shock).
  • Obstruction of the outflow tract of the left ventricle.
  • Haemodynamically unstable heart failure after acute myocardial infarction.

Most common: Headaches, dizziness, somnolence; palpitations; flushing; abdominal pain, nausea; oedema, fatigue.

  • Patients with heart failure.
  • Patients with impaired hepatic function.
  • Pregnancy (only use when there is no safer alternative and when the disease itself carries greater risk). Account the benefit of breast-feeding to the child and therapy to the mother.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery.