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Norvasc (Amlodipine Besylate)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Norvasc5 mg
Norvasc10 mg

Generic Equivalent of Norvasc

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Amlodipine Besylate2.5 mg
Amlodipine Besylate5 mg
Amlodipine Besylate10 mg


How and Where to Buy Norvasc Online?


You can buy Norvasc and other blood pressure medications online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Norvasc?


The brand Norvasc is available from Turkey manufactured by Pfizer. The generic form of Norvasc is Amlodipine and it comes from India, United Kingdom and Canada also called Sandoz Amlodipine manufactured by Sandoz.

What Dosages and Forms is Norvasc available in?


The generic version of Norvasc (amlodipine) is available as tablets in the strengths of 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg.

What is Norvasc used for?


Norvasc is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), management of chest pain and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. Norvasc (Amlodipine besylate) belongs to the class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers (CCB). It relaxes the blood vessels thus helping your blood flow more easily and decreasing the blood pressure. It controls chest pain by improvement of blood supply and oxygen to heart and by reducing the workload of heart. Take Norvasc exactly as prescribed by your health care professional. Take the dose same time every day such as with breakfast or dinner, or at bedtime. For controlling blood pressure as well angina pain, the usual starting dose recommended by doctors is 5 mg but it can be increased depending on your condition. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Norvasc?


Some of the side effects of this medication may include headache, tiredness, nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, extreme sleepiness, feeling of warmness in face, swelling of ankles or legs. Some serious side effects include rapid, slow or irregular heartbeat, increased severity, frequency or duration of angina, heart attack with symptoms of pain and fullness in chest, jaw or arm pain, shortness of breath, liver disorders with symptoms such as loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, yellowing of skin or eye, dark urine, allergic reactions with hives, rashes, swelling of face, lips, tongue or throat, low blood pressure with symptoms of dizziness, light-headedness, fainting especially when standing up, extrapyramidal symptoms such as stiff muscles, body spasms, exaggeration of reflexes. These are not all the possible side effects of Norvasc. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional as soon as possible.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Norvasc?


It is recommended not to eat grapefruit or drink its juice while taking Norvasc as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effects of Norvasc.

Do not use Norvasc if you:

• Are allergic to amlodipine or any of the ingredients in Norvasc
• Had any allergic reaction to similar kind of medication
• Have very low blood pressure (less than 90 mmHg systolic)

Before taking Norvasc, inform your doctor if you:

• Ever had heart or blood vessel diseases
• Have narrowing of a valve in your heart
• Have liver or kidney disorders
• Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. The medication should not be used in pregnancy unless your doctor prescribes the drug
• Are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed if you are taking Norvasc
• Are more than 65 years of age

If you are taking a beta-blocker (such as acebutolol, atenolol, metoprolol, nadolol) with Norvasc, do not stop the beta-blocker suddenly. In case your doctor advises you to stop the beta-blocker, your dose should be decreased gradually, as recommended by your doctor.

Norvasc is not to be used in children less than 6 years of age.

Drug interactions


It is important to tell your healthcare professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medications that interact with Norvasc include:

• St. John’s Wort
• Cyclosporine (an immunosuppressant medication)
• Antibiotics such as clarithromycin, erythromycin
• Anti-fungal medications like ketoconazole, itraconazole
• Diltiazem (calcium channel blocker)
• HIV protease inhibitors like ritonavir
• Beta-blockers such as metoprolol, atenolol
• Sildenafil (Viagra)
• Statin drugs used to treat high cholesterol levels such as atorvastatin, simvastatin
• Tacrolimus (an anti-rejection drug)

Norvasc Storage and Safety Information


The medication should be stored at a temperature between 15°C and 30°C, protected from light. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

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Prescriptions dispensed from Canada are dispensed by: Candrug Pharmacy, ID#18985 604-543-8711. Pharmacy Manager: Sanaa Abdelati. Pharmacy Address: Unit #202A, 8322-130th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada V3W 8J9.
This pharmacy is duly licensed in the province of British Columbia, Canada by the College of Pharmacists of BC. If you have any questions or concerns you can contact the college at: 200-1765 West 8th Ave Vancouver, BC V6J 5C6 Canada.
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