amlodipine besylate

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Noun1.amlodipine besylate - a vasodilator (trade name Norvasc) taken in tablet formamlodipine besylate - a vasodilator (trade name Norvasc) taken in tablet form; prescribed for hypertension and angina pectoris
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
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The company added that Consensi is comprised of two FDA approved drugs, celecoxib (Celebrex), a COX-2 inhibitor, for the treatment of pain caused by osteoarthritis, and amlodipine besylate (Norvasc), a calcium channel blocker for lowering blood pressure.
Amlodipine besylate (AMLO) is a long-acting dihydropyridine calcium antagonist whereas losartan potassium (LST) is an angiotensin II type 1 receptor antagonist; both these agents are currently being used in hypertension.
Aliskiren, amlodipine besylate, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide).
On January 3, 2011, Par Pharmaceutical successfully launched all strengths of amlodipine besylate and benazepril hydrochloride capsules, the generic version of Novartis' Lotrel [R] .
The company's key APIs are sildenafil citrate, amlodipine besylate, cinnarizine, omeprazole powder, triclabendazole, and others.
At that moment, he was taking oral tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, prednisone, amlodipine besylate (Norvasc), ursodiol, Kayaxelate, folic acid, multivitamins, and oral acyclovir due to a history of herpes keratitis six months prior to the evaluation.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in March invalidated the patent on Norvasc's key ingredient, amlodipine besylate.
The ASCOT-BPLA trial has specifically demonstrated that a regimen starting with amlodipine besylate is better at reducing total cardiovascular events and procedures, fatal and non-fatal stroke, and the risk of new-onset diabetes.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fixed dose combination of two antihypertensives, the calcium channel blocker (CCB) amlodipine besylate (currently marketed by Pfizer as Norvasc) and the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) olmesartan medoxomil, or Benicar.
Data from the trial further revealed that the product was more efficacious at decreasing hypertension than the widely used hypertension drug, amlodipine besylate.