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Stadovas 5 Tab.
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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 (as amlodipine besilate)
Dosage forms and strengths Tablet: 5 mg
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications:

Hypertension.

Chronic stable angina pectoris.

Vasospastic (Prinzmetal’s) angina.

Dosage:

  • 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.

Usage:

Stadovas 5 Tab. 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.