Camlopril 5/20 is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single me... View More
Uses of Camlopril 5/20
Side effects of Camlopril 5/20
How to use Camlopril 5/20
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. Camlopril 5/20 may be take... View More
How Camlopril 5/20 works
Camlopril 5/20 is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and benazepril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels s... View More
Oral Hypertension Adult: Amlodipine component: 2.5-10 mg once daily; benazepril component: 10-40 mg once daily. Titrate dose gradually according to re... View More
Additive effect when used with catecholamine depleting drugs; monitor for hypotension and/or marked bradycardia. If used with clonidine, clonidine withd... View More
Discontinue as soon as possible when pregnancy is detected; affects renin-angiotensin system, causing oligohydramnios, which may result in fetal injury ... View More
Amlodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium antagonist. It lowers BP by relaxing the coronary vascular smooth muscles and producing coronary vasodilation; t... View More
Safety and efficacy in paediatric patients have not been established.
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food.
Renal impairment: Decrease dose if CrCl <30 mL/min, severe liver impairment, or coadministered with diuretic
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Amlodipine Peripheral edema (2-15%),Pulmonary edema (7-15%) 1-10% Amlodipine Abdominal pain (1.6%),Dizziness (1.1-3.4%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Fat... View More
Patients with history of angioedema; pregnancy, lactation.
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