This combination medication is prescribed for hypertension in some types of chronic heart failure. Amlodipine is a long-lasting calcium channel blocker and Enalapril is an ACE inhibitor.
Contraindicated in patients with hereditary or idiopathic angioedema and hypersensitivity.
Adult: PO- HTN - Per tab contains amlodipine besylate 5 mg and enalapril maleate 5 mg: Start with 1 tab daily, increase gradually if needed.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth as directed by your physician.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with liver and kidney disease, heart disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and lactation.
• Monitor complete blood counts, blood volume regularly while taking this medication.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Hereditary angioedema, nausea, headache, cough, dizziness, fatigue, palpitations, chest pain, flushing, rash; increases in BUN, serum K & creatinine levels may occur, decrease in white blood cells and upper respiratory infection.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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