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Amlodipine Tablets

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Amlodipine Tablets
Product Information
Amlodipine tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina. 
Dogs and Cats
Generic Name
Brand Names
Drug Class
Calcium Channel Blocker
Product Description & Form
*Tablet size, color, shape, markings, or coating may be different from description. Amlodipine is a generic medication, and therefore we may have different manufacturers at any given time. Tablets may vary in appearance. 
Amlodipine 2.5 mg Tablets 30 ct: 6 mm, yellow, round tablet, not scored, imprinted with U;2. (Manufacturer: Unichem Pharmaceuticals Inc NDC 29300-0396-10)
Amlodipine 5 mg Tablets 60 ct: 8 mm, white (to off-white), oblong/capsule-shaped tablet, not scored, imprinted with L;29. (Manufacturer: Lupin NDC 68180-0720-03)
Amlodipine 10 mg Tablets 60 ct: 7 mm, white (off-white), round tablet, not scored, imprinted with L;32. (Manufacturer: Lupin NDC 68180-0721-03)
  • Used to treat high blood pressure
  • Relaxes the arterial muscles to help decrease blood pressure, making it easier for the heart to pump
  • Must be taken regularly for it to be effective
Active Ingredients
Amlodipine besylate
Inactive Ingredients
Amlodipine 2.5 mg 5 mg Tablets: Microcrystalline cellulose, ferric oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycolate type A potato. (NDC 29300-0396-10)
Amlodipine 5 mg Tablets: Anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, povidone, silicon dioxide. (NDC 68180-0720-03)
Amlodipine 10 mg Tablets: Anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, povidone, silicon dioxide. (NDC 68180-0721-03) 
Amlodipine should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. Do not stop giving the medication unless advised by your veterinarian. Try to give this medication at about the same time each day.
Missed Doses
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Side Effects
Side effects tend to be mild and may include loss of appetite, low blood pressure and weight loss.
Other side effects may occur and may be based on the dose prescribed. In some cases, a symptom may be an indication of a change in your pet’s medical condition. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
The following medications when given with amlodipine may cause abnormally low blood pressure: diuretics, beta-blockers, other vasodilators or other agents that may reduce blood pressure. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication or supplements you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. 
This medication does not have an FDA approved indication for use in animals, but it is a common and acceptable practice for veterinarians to prescribe this human medication for use in animals.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in breeding, pregnant, or nursing females. 
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
Adverse Reactions
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store at 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature, excursions permitted between 59°F to 86°F  Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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