Amlodipine Besylate regulates calcium levels in the body. When taken, the medicine inhibits calcium, allowing the blood vessels to relax and open. These activities aid in the treatment of chest discomfort and excessive blood pressure.
Who is Amlodipine Besylate Tablet for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Amlodipine Besylate Tablet?
This drug is very beneficial to animals with high blood pressure or chest pain.
How does Amlodipine Besylate Tablet work?
By inhibiting calcium, this drug widens and relaxes blood vessels.
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How is Amlodipine Besylate Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in 2.5 mg, 5 mg, or 10 mg strengths.
What are the side effects of Amlodipine Besylate Tablet?
In 8.5% of dogs, gingival hyperplasia (a condition where gum overgrowth occurs, which can cause periodontal infection and bacterial growth) has been reported. Typically, this condition resolves within 6 months of discontinuing treatment with this medication. In rare cases, adverse reactions have included weight loss, increased heart rate, dropping levels of blood potassium, and elevated renal blood parameters.
What special precautions are there?
In the event of an overdose, vomiting could help. Overdosing causes severe hypotension and bradycardia. While on this medication, heart muscle impulse generation and conduction velocity are slowed. Use with care if the animal has heart failure or is in cardiac shock. Always follow the medication's instructions to the letter. Do not use this drug if the animal is breeding, pregnant, breastfeeding, or has liver disease. Keep out of the reach of children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Amlodipine Besylate Tablet?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
Always follow the advice of your veterinarian. Do not deviate from the recommended frequency or dosage. A fast increase in blood pressure can occur if a dose is missed. This could result in blindness, renal damage, or seizures. Give the medication as soon as you are able. Do not double the dose if the next scheduled dose is approaching. Simply skip any missed dose and continue as usual.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.