Norvasc Besylate 2.5mg (NDC: 0069-1520)

Name:

Norvasc Besylate 2.5mg

NDC:

0069-1520

Generic Name:

Amlodipine Besylate

Strength:

2.5mg

Form:

Tablet

Labeler:

Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc

Shape:

Diamond

Color:

White

Imprint:

NORVASC;2;5

Medication Class:

Calcium Channel Blocker

Active Ingredient:

Amlodipine Besylate

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category C)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Norvasc Besylate 2.5mg (0069-1520)

About this medication

Norvasc Besylate is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Calcium Channel Blocker.

Why is this medication prescribed

This medication is usually used for reducing high blood pressure (also called hypertension). It can also be used to treat other conditions of the heart and blood vessels. Ask your physician why he or she gave you this medication.

How does it work

Norvasc belongs to a group of medications called Calcium Channel Blockers. It prevents calcium from entering the cells of the heart and blood vessels. It relaxes the blood vessels and make them wider. As a result, your blood pressure goes down and it helps your heart.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Norvasc Besylate 2.5mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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