Calpress belongs to a class of medicines known as a calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and prevent angina ... View More
Uses of Calpress
Side effects of Calpress
How to use Calpress
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Calpress may be taken with... View More
How Calpress works
Calpress is a calcium channel blocker. In high blood pressure, it normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels to reduce the pressure on ... View More
What if you forget to take Calpress?
If you miss a dose of Calpress, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Oral Prinzmetal's angina; Stable angina Adult: Initially, 5 mg once daily increased to 10 mg once daily if necessary. Elderly: Initially, 2.5 mg once... View More
Plasma concentrations may be elevated w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. azole antifungals, ritonavir). Concomitant therapy w/ simvastatin may increase risk of ... View More
Impaired liver or renal function, CHF, sick-sinus syndrome, severe ventricular dysfunction, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, severe aortic stenosis. Caution... View More
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Hypertension <6 years: Safety and efficacy not established >6 years: 2.5-5 mg/day PO
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food.
Mild to moderate hypertension, Chronic stable and vasospastic angina, Raynaud's disease, Coronary Artery Disease, HTN, Stroke prevention
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Edema (1.8-10.8%),Pulmonary edema (7-15%) 1-10% Headache (7.3%),Fatigue (4.5%),Palpitations (0.7-4.5%),Dizziness (1.1-3.4%),Nausea (2.9%),Flus... View More
Hypersensitivity to Amlodipine or other calcium channel antagonist, Severe hypertension.
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