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Amlodipine with Valsartan

Amlodipine with Valsartan

Amilodipine is a potent calcium channel blocker, while valsartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. This combination is used to treat hypertension or high blood pressure. Amlodipine with Valsartan is a combination medication that contains two active ingredients: Amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker, and Valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. This combination is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) by relaxing blood vessels, improving blood flow, and reducing the workload on the heart.


-Amlodipine with Valsartan is indicated for the management of hypertension in patients who require a combination of these two antihypertensive agents to achieve blood pressure control. -Hypertension ( high blood pressure), cardiac arrest, stroke.


-The dosage of Amlodipine with Valsartan may vary based on individual patient characteristics. It is typically taken once daily, with or without food. Dosage adjustments should be made under the supervision of a healthcare professional.


-This medication is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any component of the product. It should also be avoided in pregnant women, especially in the second and third trimesters, and in patients with severe hepatic impairment .-Cardiac failure, liver disorder, hypersensitivity.

Special Precautions

-It is not recommended to take amlodipine with valsartan in pregnancy and breastfeeding. -Caution is advised in patients with impaired renal function. -Patients with aortic or mitral stenosis should be monitored closely. -Amlodipine with Valsartan may cause dizziness; caution is needed when driving or operating machinery.

Side Effects

-Hypersensitivity reactions, shortness of breath, abdominal discomfort, headache, fatigue, chest discomfort, palpitations and lightheadedness. -Common side effects may include peripheral edema, dizziness, headache, and flushing. Serious side effects are rare but may include hypotension, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. Any unusual or severe side effects should be reported to a healthcare professional promptly.

Drug Interactions

-Amlodipine with Valsartan may interact with other antihypertensive medications, leading to an additive effect. -Concurrent use with potassium-sparing diuretics, potassium supplements, or salt substitutes containing potassium may increase the risk of hyperkalemia. -Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs), lithium, ACE inhibitors, and contraceptive drugs.

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